Philippines re-launches acquisition of 2 long-range patrol aircraft

The Department of National Defense-Armed Forces of the Philippines (DND-AFP) released the bidding documents for the acquisition of Philippine Air Force’s 2 long-range patrol (LRP) aircraft. Pre-bid conference will be on September 8, while bid opening will be on September 22.

This is after two failed attempts with first in August 2014, and the second was last month.

The Approved Budget for Contract (ABC) is PHP5.976 billion, with funds being sourced from AFP Modernization Act Trust Fund (Republic Act No. 10349 “Revised AFP Modernization”, singed December 2012)

The acquisition includes integrated logistics support (ILS) package, sensors, sensors integration, and mission support facilities.

Delivery of goods must be withing 1,035 calendar days after the issuance of Notice to Proceed.