What’s Canada Buying?

  • Loads o’ construction work for CFB Esquimalt: “…. The work includes, but is not necessarily limited to, the supply of labour, material, supervision and equipment necessary to construct 443 (Maritime Helicopter) Squadron Facility, Esquimalt, British Columbia …. The estimated cost for this opportunity is in the order of $104,147,531.00 ….”
  • More building work, in Halifax: “…. Construct Joint Personnel Support Facility – Windsor Park, Halifax, Nova Scotia …. The estimated cost for this opportunity is in the order of $2,201,555.00 ….”
  • Someone to clean up Huntsville training site for Olympic security mission:  “…. The work includes, but is not necessarily limited to, the supply of labour, material, supervision and equipment necessary to remove existing topsoil, supply and place new topsoil and seed at 1446 Aspdin Road in Huntsville, Ontario …. The estimated cost for this opportunity is in the order of $73,600.00 ….”
  • LAV and Leopard Vehicle Crew Training Systems“…. The Department of National DEFENCE (DND) is considering procuring a Land Vehicle Training System (LV CTS). A Letter of Interest was sent to industry in 2007 to invite responses for the Light Armoured Vehicle Crew Training System project. This Price and Availability (P&A) request is intended to inform industry of changes in the project name, scope and timelines and to solicit updated interest in the project from industry. The LV CTS Project will provide Crew Training Systems for the Light Armoured Vehicle, the Close Combat Vehicle and Leopard 2 fleets. The LV CTS, including all variants, will be standalone simulators and not require the use of any operational vehicle. The purpose of this P&A is to invite vendors of armoured vehicle crew training systems to express their interest by providing the Government of Canada information on company capabilities and similar or existing systems ….”
  • Remember this call for a summary of Canadian military research in the Arctic a few weeks back?  Well, let’s try again, shall we?  “…. The objective of this contract is to produce an unclassified,distributable Technical Memorandum (TM) that will serve as an introduction to the history of Defence scientific efforts in the polar regions and provide a perspective on the nature and types of work that have been carried out for members of the Canadian Forces, new Arctic researchers, and interested members of the public ….”  More in Statement of Work attached here (via Milnet.ca).
  • Giving military researchers a hand with personnel research services:  “…. DEFENCE Research and Development Canada, Director General Military Personnel Research and Analysis (DRDC DGMPRA) has a mandate to provide expert, timely and objective scientific dvice in support of evidence-based Human Resource and Personnel policy development for the Canadian Forces (CF) and Department of National Defence (DND). DGMPRA research and analysis projects are mainly concerned with the core issues of personnel generation, personnel and family support, and organizational and operational dynamics ….”

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