Remote Minehunting and Disposal System (W8472-105270/B)
- Publishing status
- Days to closing
- 1 month 5 days hence
- Publication date
- Amendment date
- Date closing
- 2020/03/31 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
- Reference number
- Solicitation number
- Region of delivery
- National Capital Region
- Notice type
- Letter of Interest (LOI)/Request for Information (RFI)
- Trade agreement
- Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
- Tendering procedure
- All interested suppliers may submit a bid
- Competitive procurement strategy
- N/A - P&A/LOI Only
- Procurement entity
- Public Works and Government Services Canada
- End user entity
- Department of National Defence
- Contact name
- Brent Sprigings
- Contact email
- Contact phone
- (819) 420-1733 ( )
- Contact fax
- (819) 956-5650
- Contact address
11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier 8C2, Place du Portage Gatineau Québec K1A 0S5
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Trade Agreement: Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid Competitive Procurement Strategy: N/A - P&A/LOI Only Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: W8472-105270/B The Department of National Defence (DND) has a requirement to acquire and support long term, Remote Minehunting and Disposal systems for the Kingston-class ships that will provide the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) with a capability to conduct the full spectrum of naval minehunting operations and contribute to underwater domain awareness. As the project progress towards a potential formal RFP process, this Request for Information (RFI) will provide a continuous single point of official communication with industry and allow the project to use the RFI process for multiple purposes such as: - update industry on developments since the last engagement in 2010; - to collaborate with industry on the procurement strategy, Industrial and Technological Benefits and Value Proposition strategy, and technical requirements; - obtain information regarding off-the-shelf technology, indicative costing, warranty information, and sustainment concepts; - answer questions from industry to ensure all interested participants receive the same information; - seek comments and feedback from industry on draft RFP documents; - to provide project schedule updates; and - announce potential engagement activities (as required) such as Industry Day Events and One-on-one meetings. See attached solicitations documents for further information. This is neither a call for tender nor a Request for Proposal (RFP), and no agreement or contract for the procurement of the equipment and / or services stated herein will be entered into solely as a result of this RFI. This announcement does not constitute a commitment by Canada. Canada does not intend to award a contract on the basis of the notice or otherwise pay for the information solicited. Any and all expenses incurred by industry in pursuing this opportunity, including the provision of information and potential visits, are at industry's sole risk and expense. Any discussions on this subject with project staff representing DND or PWGSC, or any other Government of Canada representative, or other personnel involved in project activities, shall not be construed as an offer to purchase or as commitment by DND, PWGSC or Government of Canada as a whole. Although the documents / information / data collected may be provided as commercial-in-confidence and will not be provided to a third party outside of Canada, Canada reserves the right to use theinformationto assist them in drafting performance specifications and for budgetary purposes. Requirements are subject to change, which may be as a result of information provided in response to this RFI. Suppliers are advised that any information submitted to Canada in response to this RFI may, or may not, be used by Canada in the development of the potential subsequent RFP. The issuance of this RFI does not create an obligation for Canada to issue a subsequent RFP, and does not bind Canada legally or otherwise,to enter into any agreement or to accept or reject any suggestions. There will be no short-listing of Suppliers for the purposes of undertaking any future work, as a result of this RFI. Similarly, participation in this RFI is not a condition or prerequisite for the participation to any RFP. Respondents to this RFI should identify any submitted information that is to be considered as either company confidential, proprietary or if the response contains controlled goods. Delivery Date: Above-mentioned The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.
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