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What’s Canada Buying? March 23, 2015

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  • “CAE buys stake in military pilot training”
  • What’s Canada Selling?  “Cascade Aerospace Conducts First Test Flight Of A Foreign Military Aircraft In BC”
  • “Design and Construct New Urban Operations Training System Village …. Defence Construction Canada (DCC) is inviting Proponents to pre-qualify for the design and construction of the new Urban Operations Training System (UOTS) Village which will be located in Wainwright, Alberta.  The purpose of the pre-qualification process is to enable DCC to identify and invite the four (4) Proponents who achieve the highest total score in the pre-qualification phase to participate in the second phase of this competition to submit firm price tenders for this work.   The work includes, but is not necessarily limited to, the provision of all services, labor, supervision, supply and installation of all products, materials and equipment necessary for the design and construction of a new Urban Operations Training System (UOTS) Village and related infrastructure, including all structural, civil, architectural, mechanical and electrical components …. The estimated cost for this opportunity is in the order of $27,000,000.00 ….”
  • MOAR Construction!  ADVANCE PROCUREMENT NOTICE-CONSTRUCTION OF AN ARMOURY, 35 CER SAINTE-FOY, (QC)  …. This project is for the construction of an Armoury located in Ste-Foy, (QC), with a surface area of approximately 4,000 square meters, a non-heated building of approximately 25 square meters and a parking lot for civilian vehicles and military vehicles. The project includes also the demolition of 42 housing units and 2 garages …. The contractor will be required to build the facility, including all site work, commissioning and trials required for user delivery and to demolish the 42 housing units and 2 garages.  The estimated value for this project is approximately 14M$.  It is anticipated that this procurement will be initiated in summer 2015. This is conditional on the project receiving approval to proceed by the DND ….”
  • Wanted:  (At least) 18,000 yards of “STRIP, CAMOUFLAGE, FABRIC BURLAP CLOTH”
  • “Snowmobile & ATV Parts …. The Department of National Defense, JTFN ASU(N) requires a Regional Individual Standing Offer for the supply, delivery, and off-loading of snowmobile and ATV parts for delivery to Yellowknife, NT ….”
  • “GLOVES,BARBED WIRE Size L …. Requirement:  To provide the Department of National Defence with Gloves Barbed Tape / Wire Handlers size Large in accordance with Manufacturing Data for Gloves, Barbed Tape, Wire Handlers, Leather DSSPM 2-3-87-8504, the Specification for Leather, Cowhide, Split, Chrome Tanned ….” x 2500 pairs
  • Wanted:  250 x “SAW, SNOW, HAND”

 

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23 March 15 at 14:00

What’s Canada Buying? – March 13, 2015

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  • ANOTHER big-money contract coming (maybe)  “Construction Services, A/B Jetty Recapitalization Project — The A/B Jetty Recapitalization Project is planned to be divided into two (2) or more contracts. Work includes demolition of the existing “A” and “B” Jetties, associated utilities and cranes,  dredging/excavation and disposal of seabed sediments and soils, as well as blasting and rock removal both in the marine environment and on land. New construction includes building the two new Jetties, extending the Utility Corridor and services therein, and other foreshore works. The replacement of the two jetties and their associated infrastructure will be done sequentially …. The cost for this work is in the order of $57,000,000. It is anticipated that the procurement for this work will be initiated in early 2016, and is conditional on the project receiving approval to proceed from DND ….”
  • “Minister Fantino Announces Investment in Defence Infrastructure at 17 Wing Winnipeg — 17 Wing Winnipeg receives funding through new federal infrastructure investments ….” – “Highlights of Significant New Federal Infrastructure Investments in Winnipeg”“Feds put $13M into 17 Wing”
  • What’s Canada Hoping to Sell?  “General Dynamics bidding on $10B contract — General Dynamics is gunning for a $10-billion deal to keep the Australian army rolling.  The armed forces Down Under plans to replace its current light-armoured vehicle fleet supplied by General Dynamics Land Systems. If the company lands the contract, some work would be done in London as well as Australia, Doug Wilson-Hodge, manager of corporate affairs at the London plant, said Tuesday.  “This would benefit our London plant,” he said. “We’re working through the mix now as to how much will be done in Canada and how much in Australia. It has to be done in a way that is most favourable to help us win the program.” ….”“General Dynamics Land Systems and Thales Australia have signed a teaming memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the intention to submit a bid in response to the Land 400 Phase 2 – Mounted Combat Reconnaissance Capability Request For Tender ….” – AUS military info-machine  “LAND 400 Phase 2 – Mounted Combat Reconnaissance Capability”
  • “ADVANCE PROCUREMENT NOTICE, FACILITY CONDITION ASSESSMENTS, VARIOUS LOCATIONS ACROSS CANADA — The Canadian Forces has Bases, Wings and facilities in all Provinces and Territories across Canada.  The Department of National Defence (DND) is undertaking a condition assessment of buildings and other Real Property Assets to better inform Real Property investment strategies. The current real property portfolio consists of 6 -7 million square meters of facilities that are varied in form and function and constructed from the mid 1800’s to the present ….”
  • “Rotary Underwater Egress Training C — The Department of National Defence (DND) has a requirement for Emergency Breathing Systems (EBS) training and/or Underwater Egress training and/or Wet Dinghy training to prepare participants on mental and physical considerations for both deliberate and no-warning water entries. Participants will receive practical experience in ditching, both upright and inverted, in assigned crew positions and under simulated nighttime conditions; and ocean survival techniques and Aircrew Life Support Equipment (ALSE) use under conditions representative of a challenging ocean environment, in aircraft type-specific scenarios ….”
  • “Medium Support Vehicle System Repair, Edmonton, Alberta — Department of National Defence (DND), 1 Service Battalion Maintenance Company (1 Svc Bn Maint Coy) is responsible for the maintenance of approximately 6 Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS) trucks in Red Deer AB.  The Department of National Defence, CFB Edmonton Garrison requires a Regional Individual Standing Offer for the supply of all labour, materials, tools, equipment, transportation, and supervision necessary toprovide MSVS repair services ….”
  • “Vehicle Repair, MilCOTS, Edmonton, Alberta — Department of National Defence (DND), 1 Service Battalion Maintenance Company (1 Svc Bn Maint Coy) is responsible for the maintenance of approximately six (6) 2003 GMC K25743HD (Chevrolet Silverado), Military Commercial Off The Shelf (MilCOTS), Light Utility Vehicle Wheeled (LUVW) in Red Deer AB.  The Department of National Defence, CFB Edmonton Garrison requires a Regional Individual Standing Offer for the supply of all labour, materials, tools, equipment, transportation, and supervision necessary to provide repairs, corrective and preventative maintenance, modifications and provision of replacement parts on MilCOTS LUVW ….”
  • “Sea Kayak Outfitter — The Depertment of National Defence has a requirement to obtain the services of a Sea Kayak Outfitter to conduct a Sea Kayak Expedition for a total of twenty (20) programme days from 08 July 2015 to 03 August 2015 for sixty (60) Cadets, twelve (12) Staff Cadets, and between twelve (12) and fourteen (14) Adult Cadet Instructors Cadre (CIC) Staff  …. The  expedition must be conducted within Passamaquoddy Bay from St. Andrews around the archipelago islands ….”

 

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13 March 15 at 10:30

What’s Canada Buying? March 5, 2015

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  • “Minister Fantino Announces Support for Defence Infrastructure for the Canadian Armed Forces of 4 Wing Cold Lake”more
  • “CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW BUILDING FOR THE EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL SQUADRON, CFB GAGETOWN, NB …. Construction of a new 3,889 m2 building for the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Squadron to accommodate the administrative, instructional, and climate-controlled warehouse spaces. The controlled warehouse area will include workshop space, a x-ray radiographic facility, and storage areas for operational and logistical stock, such as spare parts for the specialty equipment. The project will also include the construction of a new 1,114 m2 climate-controlled indoor vehicle garage to house and provide training opportunities on the Expedient Route Opening Capability vehicles …. The project estimated cost is in the order of $22,700,000. It is anticipated that this procurement will be initiated in September 2015.  This is conditional on the project receiving approval to proceed by the DND ….”
  • “ADVANCE PROCUREMENT NOTICE – NEW MAINTENANCE, TRANSPORTATION, AND SUPPLY FACILITY – CFB KINGSTON, ONTARIO …. This project is the construction of a new building for maintenance, transportation and supply in support of the Integrated Logistics Section at Canadian Forces Base Kingston.  The total floor area is estimated at 9910 square meters.  The project includes a paved parking lot for employees and visitors, a fenced gravel compound for storage of military vehicles, and an unheated storage building to be constructed within the compound …. Overall project value is estimated at $20,000,000.00. The tender is expected to be advertised in the summer of 2015, using a stipulated sum/low bid format. This is conditional on the project receiving approval to proceed by the DND ….”
  • “AIRCRAFT RENTAL SERVICES …. The intent of this requirement is to provide air support to parachute operations and training when it is not possible to use military air resources to the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).  The aircraft will primarily be used by Department of National Defense (DND) and the Canadian Army Advanced Warfare Centre (CAAWC) at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Trenton, Ontario.  The aircraft will be used in support of parachute training at various locations within Canada and the United States.  The aircraft will also be used to support the Canadian Forces Parachute Team (CFPT)  the SkyHawks at various locations within Canada and the United States throughout the year ….”
  • “Aircraft Dry Lease …. The Department of National Defence (DND) requires the dry lease of two (2) aircraft, for use at 8 Wing Trenton in support of light transport and pilot proficiency missions ….”
  • “DND – Charter of a training vessel …. The Department of National Defence has the need and requirement for a sail-powered or motor-driven training vessel, with a crew, for the purpose of giving nautical training on the St. Lawrence River in Quebec to teenagers from various Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps (RCSCCs) accompanied by personnel from Regional Cadet Support Unit Eastern (RCSU E), 2nd Canadian Division (2 Cdn Div) and the Department of National Defence (DND) ….”
  • “Submarine Escape Training …. The Department of National Defence (DND) requires submarine escape training based on the Victoria Class submarines, on an “as and when requested” basis, to new submarine students, serving submariners and other selected Canadian or foreign government or military personnel ….”
  • “Aircraft Accident Investigation Training …. DND requires professional services for the provision of a six-week Aircraft Accident Investigator course.  The purpose of the course is to provide a training baseline for aircraft accident investigators assigned to the Directorate of Flight Safety (DFS).  Instruction must cover the fundamentals of running an investigation from initial notification through report writing ….”
  • “Request for Proposal (RFP) – Four Asset Visibility Specialists …. The Department of National Defence (DND) has a requirement for a contract for four Asset Visibility Specialists for identifying, documenting, and assisting in cataloguing of a backlog of DND procured and owned equipment ….”
  • “Canada upgrades CP-140 Aurora with ViaSat system”
  • What’s Canada Selling?  “Armor: LAV III Heads South — February 28, 2015: In 2014 the South American nation of Colombia received 32 LAV III. 8×8 wheeled armored vehicles from Canada to replace their elderly M113 tracked and EE-11 6×6 wheeled vehicles ….”

 

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5 March 15 at 10:00

What’s Canada Buying? – February 20, 2015

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What’s Canada Buying? – February 9, 2015

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What’s Canada Buying? – February 1, 2015

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What’s Canada Buying? January 23, 2015

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