MEOSAR Ground Segment Phase 2 (W8474-177351/A)

Tender Notice

Status

Publishing status
Expired

Dates

Publication date
2016/12/23
Amendment date
2017/03/27
Date closing
2017/03/30 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

Details

Reference number
PW-$$ST-005-30676
Solicitation number
W8474-177351/A
Region of delivery
National Capital Region
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
GSIN
Trade agreement
  • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
Tendering procedure
If 2+ bids offer Canadian goods/services other bids will not be considered
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Department of National Defence

Contact Information

Contact name
Byrnes, Ashley
Contact phone
(873) 469-4453 ( )
Contact fax
(819) 997-2229
Contact address
11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
11C1, Place du Portage
Gatineau, Québec   K1A 0S5

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Description

Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
Tendering Procedures: If 2+ bids offer Canadian goods/services other bids will not be considered
Competitive Procurement Strategy: 
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 

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1. SUMMARY

COSPAS-SARSAT is the international programme that provides both the Search and Rescue Satellite Aided Tracking (SARSAT) distress beacon detectionsystem and coordinates Search and Rescue (SAR) organizations that assistpersons in distress.The SARSAT system uses both GeosynchronousEarth Orbit (GEO) satellites and Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites. COSPAS-SARSAT is augmenting its programme with Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellites equipped with Search and Rescue repeaters. This augmentedsystem is called Medium Earth Orbit Search and Rescue (MEOSAR).

The current Canadian SARSAT system receives and processes distress beacon signals from all available LEO and GEO satellites at their respective Local User Terminals (LUTs). Alert data is transmitted to the Canadian Mission Control Centre (CMCC) servers located in Trenton, Ontario. CMCC is a fully redundant facility with a backupsite in Belleville, Ontario. Both sites are identical and one is always staffed on a 24 hours a day, 7 daysaweek (24/7) basis, 365 days a year.  

TheDepartment of National Defence has been mandated to augment itsSARSAT Ground Segment (GS) system to include MEO-capable ground stations, allowing Canada to meet its obligations under the International COSPAS-SARSAT Programme Agreement (ICSPA).  

Theobjectives of the resultant MEOSAR Ground Segment Phase II project are:
1 - the design, build and commissioning of two Medium Earth Orbit Local User Terminals (MEOLUTs) withthe capability to provide coverage ofall of Canadas Search and Rescue Area of Responsibility (SAR AOR), and integrate the MEOLUTs into theexisting OperationalCanadian Search and Rescue satellite infrastructure to provide a fully-operational system thatwill provide accurate and timelylocation of alert beacons to the Canadian Mission Control Centre (CMCC);and
2 - to deliver In-Service Support (ISS) that will allow the management, control and maintenance of the above while maintaining full operationalcompliance with COSPAS-SARSAT andnational specifications.

The period of the Contract is from date of contract to a maximum of three years to the successfulcommissioning and acceptance of both MEOLUTs, plus five years from date of authorization of In-Service Support, with an option to extend for an additional 5 years. 

2. TRADE AGREEMENTS

This procurement is not subject to any Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement (CLCA) nor has it been set-aside for Aboriginal Business under the federal government's Set-AsideProgram for Aboriginal Business.

The requirement is subject tothe provisions of the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT).

3. CANADIAN CONTENTPOLICY

The Canadian Content Policy applies to this competitive procurement; the procurement isconditionally limited to Canadian bidders. The requirements associated with this policy are addressed in the solicitation.

4. SECURITY REQUIREMENT

There is a security requirement associated with this procurement.

The Contractor and/or any and all Subcontractors must be froma country within the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the European Union (EU) or from a country with which Canada has an international bilateral industrial security instrument. The Contract Security Program (CSP) has international bilateralindustrial security instruments with the countries listed on the following PSPC website: http://ssi-iss.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/gvrnmnt/risi-iisr-eng.html.

The Contractor must, at all times during the performance of the Contract, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS), issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate(CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC). The Contractor personnel requiring access to sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold avalid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC. 

Foradditional information, consult Part 6 - Security and Financial Requirements and Part 7 - Resulting Contract Clauses.

5. EVALUATION AND SELECTION METHODOLOGY

Proposals will be evaluated against Mandatory and Point-Rated criteria.

The responsivebid receiving the highest responsive combined rating of technicalmerit and price will be recommended for award of contract.

6. CONTRACTING AUTHORITY

The Contracting Authority (or delegated representative) is responsible for the management of the Request for Proposal and any resulting Contract. To ensure the integrity ofthe competitive bid process, enquiries and other communications regarding the Request for Proposal are to be directed ONLY to the Contracting Authority named below.

Ashley Byrnes
Supply Specialist
Defense Space Projects Division
Acquisitions Branch
Public Services and Procurement Canada

Telephone: 873-469-4453
Fax: 819-997-2229
E-mail address: ashley.byrnes@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
DeliveryDate: Above-mentioned

The Crownretains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.

Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.
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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