The Department of National Defense (DND) through its Special Bids and Awards Committee (SBAC) chaired by Asec. Teodoro Cirilo T. Torralba III is procuring a tropospheric scatter (troposcatter) system for Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) joint C4ISTAR from Zamboanga to Tawi-Tawi.
C4ISTAR stands for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Information/Intelligence, Surveillance, Targeting Acquisition and Reconnaissance.
The acquisition will be via Limited Source Bidding with only two American defense company, Raytheon and Comtech Systems Inc., invited to participate.
“We would like to request your good office to treat this project with extreme confidentiality,” the DND SBAC said in its invitation to bid.
Submission and Opening of Bid Envelopes is scheduled on November 21.
The acquisition project has an approved budget of PHP181.4 million sourced from the AFP Modernization Act Trust Fund.
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