CAF UAS Services - Draft RFP (W8482-178758/B)

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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2018/04/03 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
Nova Scotia
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • None
Tendering procedure
All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive procurement strategy
Best Overall Proposal
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Department of National Defence

Contact Information

Contact name
Anand, Ricky
Contact email
Contact phone
(819) 420-1755 ( )
Contact fax
(819) 953-4510
Contact address
11 Laurier St./11, rue Laurier
Place du Portage, Phase III, 8C2
Gatineau, Québec K1A 0S5

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Trade Agreement: NONE
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 

CAF UAS Services - Draft RFP

Anand, Ricky
Telephone No. - (819) 420-1755 
This procurement is for Department of National Defence. The CAF UAS Services will include providing near real-time, beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition, and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) information to the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) tactical units at sea and on land. The CAF UAS Services are required in Naval and Land operational environments.

This Draft Request for Proposal is published to further engage industry partners to seek feedback on the contractual and technical requirements of the RFP. The deadline to provide feedback is 9th March 2018.  Bidders questions will be answered during the Bidders Conference,  however, questions received during the draft RFP period may not be answered. Industry partners are advised not to submit any proposal in response to this DRAFT RFP.

The photos of the HMCS Toronto taken during the Bidders Conference can be found under the Attachments link provided in the Tender Notice on BuyandSell portal.

Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW__QD.B017.E26672.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2018-01-30
ABES.PROD.PW__QD.B017.F26672.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2018-01-30
ABES.PROD.PW__QD.B017.E26672.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2018-01-30
ABES.PROD.PW__QD.B017.F26672.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2018-01-30
ABES.PROD.PW__QD.B017.E26672.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2018-02-12
ABES.PROD.PW__QD.B017.F26672.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2018-02-12
ABES.PROD.PW__QD.B017.E26672.EBSU003.PDF003English- 2018-02-19
ABES.PROD.PW__QD.B017.F26672.EBSU003.PDF003French- 2018-02-19
ABES.PROD.PW__QD.B017.E26672.EBSU004.PDF004English- 2018-02-22
ABES.PROD.PW__QD.B017.F26672.EBSU004.PDF004French- 2018-02-22
ABES.PROD.PW__QD.B017.E26672.EBSU005.PDF005English- 2018-02-22
ABES.PROD.PW__QD.B017.F26672.EBSU005.PDF005French- 2018-02-22
ABES.PROD.PW__QD.B017.E26672.EBSU006.PDF006English- 2018-03-07
ABES.PROD.PW__QD.B017.F26672.EBSU006.PDF006French- 2018-03-07
ABES.PROD.PW__QD.B017.E26672.EBSU007.PDF007English- 2018-03-15
ABES.PROD.PW__QD.B017.F26672.EBSU007.PDF007French- 2018-03-15


FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW$$QD.B017.E26672.ATTA001.PDFNot availableEnglish- 2018-01-30
ABES.PROD.PW$$QD.B017.F26672.ATTA001.PDFNot availableFrench- 2018-01-30
2018-0116_jpeg_-_bidders_conference.zipNot availableBilingual- 2018-02-22

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