Canada today released a Request of Proposal (RFP) draft to replace its fixed-wing search and rescue aircraft.
The draft is being shared with industry for final comments before the RFP phase is launched in early 2014.
“Search and rescue operations are fundamental to the core mandate of the Canadian Armed Forces to deliver excellence at home,” said the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence. “By working to fulfil our commitment to acquire this new fleet, we will support the Royal Canadian Air Force in its vital search and rescue role for decades to come.”
Following analysis of comments received from industry on the draft, the final RFP will be posted on the Government Electronic Tendering Service in early 2014.
The Indian MoD has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for the procurement of 56 light transport planes to replace Avro aircraft in service with the Indian Air Force. Lockheed Martin, Embraer, Boeing, Airbus, Alenia Aeromachi, Illushin and Antonov are among the vendors who could be the likely contenders
Canada, on behalf of the Canadian Coast Guard, issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the procurement of light helicopters, under the Coast Guard helicopter fleet renewal procurement. “Our Government is committed to ensuring that the Canadian Coast Guard has the equipment they need to do the work we ask of them, while supporting Canadian jobs and economic growth, said Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women
The Indian Navy will soon issue a global RFP for three new stealth submarines called Project 75 (I) (for India) after the Defense Acquisition Council gave its approval recently. This is a follow on acquisition to six Project Submarines under construction in India with technical help from DCNS, France called Project 75 submarines
The U.S Navy is likely to issue a draft request for proposal (RFP) for its nascent unmanned carrier-launched surveillance and strike (UCLASS) aircraft programme before the end of 2012
The U.S Air Force has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for 112 Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) on October 22
Raytheon Canada Limited has been awarded a five year contract by Public Works and Government Services Canada for operations and maintenance of the North Warning System (NWS). The contract also includes two options totaling an additional five years
The Canadian Department of National Defence announced on 20 December the cancellation of its controversial $1.8 billion (C$2 billion) Close Combat Vehicle (CCV) project to acquire infantry fighting vehicles
Vancouver Shipyards will be building up to 10 additional large non-combat ships for the Canadian Coast Guard fleet at an estimated cost of $3.3 billion
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