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Tender Notice


Publishing status
Days to closing
5 years 3 months ago


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2015/03/18 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
  • None
Competitive procurement strategy
Lowest/Lower Bid
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Department of National Defence

Contact Information

Contact name
Brault, Laurie
Contact phone
(819) 956-1378 ( )
Contact fax
(819) 997-2229
Contact address
11C1, Phase III
Place du Portage
11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
Gatineau, Québec  K1A 0S5

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Trade Agreement: NONE
Tendering Procedures: 
Attachment: YES (PWGSC) Paper
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 

Summary of Feedback and Outcomes from the Letter of Interest
(LOI) - Industry Engagement Process for Radar Systems and Signal
Processing Support W7714-135828/A

Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) released a
Letter of Interest (LOI) on November 19, 2014 and closed on
December 4, 2014 as a first step to inform industry of a
potential procurement for Technical Support Services for Radar
Systems and Signal Processing Support on behalf of Defence
Research and Development Canada (DRDC) and to seek industry
input in developing the procurement.
The LOI released by PWGSC was intended to inform industry of the
draft Procurement requirements, contract terms, proposal
evaluation and basis of selection methodologies and to obtain
industry input for the refinement of the procurement strategy
and documentation.
All participants of the engagement activities were encouraged to
ask questions and provide comments on the information regarding
procurement with the objective of improving the procurement in a
fair and transparent manner. 
The information gathered through this process was summarized in
the attached Summary of Feedback and Outcomes document and will
be considered when finalizing the procurement strategy.

For the provision of technical support for Defence Research and
Development Canada (DRDC) for radar systems and signal
processing project activities. These activities include tasks
requiring concept development, system design, system build,
system integration, system test, system operation, signal
processing development, and data analysis, where a system can
consist of hardware (stand alone radar or radar integrated with
other sensors or communications systems), software, or both.

The work of the TR group is related to the X-band Wideband
Experimental Airborne Radar Data Acquisition System (XWEAR DAS),
the Data Acquisition System Ground Processing Facility (DAS GPF)
, space-based radar such as Radarsat and Radarsat2, Through The
Wall radar (TTWR) and various signal processing applications
related to such systems.

Services are to be provided on an "as and when requested" basis
in accordance with the Task Authorization process detailed in
Article 1.1, Part 7, of the Resulting Contract.

The period of any resulting contract will be for two (2) years
from the date of Contract with an irrevocable option on the part
of Canada to extend the contract period by up to three (3)
additional one (1) year period.

This requirement is subject to the provisions of the Agreement
on Internal Trade (AIT).

The requirement is subject to a preference for Canadian goods
and/or services.

This procurement is subject to the Controlled Goods Program.

There is a security requirement associated with this requirement.


Bids will be assessed in accordance with the entire requirement
of the bid solicitation including the mandatory and point rated
technical evaluation criteria.


At bid closing time, the Bidder must comply with the mandatory
technical criteria and provide the necessary documentation to
support compliance. Any bid which fails to meet the mandatory
technical criteria will be declared non-responsive. Each
criterion should be addressed separately.


Mandatory  and point rated technical evaluation criteria are
included in ATTACHMENT 2 of the bid solicitation.


Lowest Evaluated Price per Point
To be declared responsive, a bid must: 
a)    comply with all the requirements of the bid solicitation;
b)    meet all mandatory technical evaluation criteria; 
c)     obtain the required minimum  556 points out of a possible
793 points overall for the technical evaluation criteria which
are subject to point rating. 
Bids not meeting (a) or (b) or (c) will be declared

Laurie D Brault
Supply Officer
Public Works and Government Services Canada
Science Procurement Directorate 

Place du Portage III, 11C1 
11 Laurier Street
Gatineau, Québec  
K1A 0S5 

Phone: (819) 956-1378
Fax:	(819) 997-2229 
Email:	Laurie.brault@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW__SV.B054.E28565.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2015-03-05
ABES.PROD.PW__SV.B054.F28565.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2015-03-05

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