ARCHIVED In Service Support for Sonobuoy Test Processors (W8485-14KS03/A)
- Publishing status
- Days to closing
- 5 years 7 months ago
- Publication date
- Amendment date
- Date closing
- 2014/12/02 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)
- Reference number
- Solicitation number
- Region of delivery
- British Columbia, Nova Scotia
- Notice type
- Advance Contract Award Notice (ACAN)
- Trade agreement
- Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
- Tendering procedure
- Generally only one firm has been invited to bid
- Non-competitive procurement strategy
- Exclusive Rights
- Procurement entity
- Public Works and Government Services Canada
- End user entity
- Department of National Defence
- Contact name
- Fowler(100qf), Valerie
- Contact phone
- (819) 956-2415 ( )
- Contact fax
- (819) 956-5650
- Contact address
11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier 8C2, Place du Portage Gatineau Québec K1A 0S5 Telephone No.: (819) 956-2415 ( ) Facsimile No.: (819) 956-5650
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Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) Tendering Procedures: Generally only one firm has been invited to bid Attachment: None Non-Competitive Procurement Strategy: Exclusive Rights Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Vendor Name and Address: MDA SYSTEMS LTD. 13800 Commerce Parkway Richmond British Columbia Canada V6V2J3 Nature of Requirements: IN SERVICE SUPPORT FOR SONOBUOY TEST PROCESSORS W8485-14KS03/A 1. Advance Contact Award Notice (ACAN) Explanation An ACAN is a public notice indicating to the supplier community that a department or agency intends to award a contract for goods, services or construction to a pre-identified supplier, thereby allowing other suppliers to signal their interest in bidding, by submitting a statement of capabilities. If no supplier submits a statement of capabilities that meets the requirements set out in the ACAN, on or before the closing date stated in the ACAN, the contracting officer may then proceed with the award to the pre-identified supplier. 2. Definition of Requirement The Department of National Defence has a requirement for the routine maintenance, Repair & Overhaul, Mobile Repair Party (MRP), Technical Investigations & Engineering Studies (TIES), telephone technical support, and both software and hardware system configuration management in support of the Sonobuoy Test Processor (STP) systems employed by the Canadian Forces Maritime Experimental Test Range (CFMETR). 3. Minimum Essential Requirements: Any interested supplier must demonstrate by way of statement of capabilities that it meets the following requirements: · The Contractor must have the necessary STP infrastructure, technical know-how and capabilities to provide the In-Service Support (ISS) of the STP system; · The Contractor must have received the Transfer of Technology from the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM); · Contractor must have past experience working with/repairing of the STP system. 4. Applicability of Trade Agreements This requirement on behalf of the Department of National Defence (DND) falls under Federal Stock Classification (FSC) 58, Communication, Detection, and Coherent Radiation Equipment. The services are excluded from the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in accordance with NAFTA Chapter 10, Article 1018, Exceptions, paragraph 1. and Annex 1001.2b General Note 1.(c), the World Trade Organization-Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP) in accordance with WTO-AGP General Article XXIII paragraph 1 and Note 1.(c) The Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) applies. The Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements (CLCA) are not applicable to this requirement as no goods and/or services will be delivered or provided in a land claim area. 5. Government Contracts Regulations Exception The following exemption to the Government Contracts Regulations is invoked for this requirement under Part 1, subsection 6, (d): Only one person or firm is capable of performing the contract; 6. Exclusions and Limited Tendering Reason The following limited tendering reasons pertain to this requirement: i) Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT), Article 502.3,E. (c): To recognize exclusive rights, such as exclusive licenses, copyright and patent rights, or to maintain specialized products that must be maintained by the manufacturer or its representative; ii) North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1016, 2.(b): Where, for works of art, or for reasons connected with the protection of patents, copyrights or other exclusive rights, or proprietary information or where there is an absence of competition for technical reasons, the goods or services can be supplied only by a particular supplier and no reasonable alternative or substitute exists; iii) World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP), Article XV, 1.(b): When, for works of art or for reasons connected with protection of exclusive rights, such as patents or copyrights, or in the absence of competition for technical reasons, the products or services can be supplied only by a particular supplier and no reasonable alternative or substitute exists. 7. Period of the Proposed Contract The proposed contract is for a period of two years and includes the option to extend the contract for an additional two one-year periods. 8. Proposed Contractor MDA Systems Ltd. 13800 Commerce Parkway, Richmond, British Columbia Canada V6V 2J3 9. Suppliers' right to submit a statement of capabilities Suppliers who consider themselves fully qualified and available to provide the goods, services or construction services described in the ACAN may submit a statement of capabilities in writing to the contact person identified in this notice on or before the closing date of this notice. The statement of capabilities must clearly demonstrate how the supplier meets the advertised requirements. 10. Closing Date The closing date and time for accepting statements of capabilities is 02 December 2014. 11. Inquiries and Submission of Statements of Capabilities Inquiries and statements of capabilities are to be directed to: Electronics, Simulators and Defence Systems Division Defence and Major Projects Sector Acquisitions Branch Public Works and Government Services Canada 11 Laurier St., Place du Portage III - 8C2, Gatineau, QC K1A 0S5 Attention: Valerie Fowler Telephone: 1.819.956.2415 Facsimile: 1.819.956.0767 E-mail: email@example.com Delivery Date: Above-mentioned You are hereby notified that the government intends to negotiate with one firm only as identified above. Should you have any questions concerning this requirement, contact the contracting officer identified above. An Advance Contract Award Notice (ACAN) allows departments and agencies to post a notice, for no less than fifteen (15) calendar days, indicating to the supplier community that it intends to award a good, service or construction contract to a pre-identified contractor. If no other supplier submits, on or before the closing date, a Statement of Capabilities that meets the requirements set out in the ACAN, the contracting authority may then proceed with the award. However, should a Statement of Capabilities be found to meet the requirements set out in the ACAN, then the contracting authority will proceed to a full tendering process. Suppliers who consider themselves fully qualified and available to provide the services/goods described herein, may submit a statement of capabilities in writing to the contact person identified in this Notice on or before the closing date of this Notice. The statement of capabilities must clearly demonstrate how the supplier meets the advertised requirements. The PWGSC file number, the contracting officer's name and the closing date of the ACAN must appear on the outside of the envelope in block letters or, in the case of a facsimile transmission, on the covering page. 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