Wednesday, April 30, 2014

DND posponed the opening of bid for the Acquisition of 21 Refurbished UH-1 Helicopters

Invitation to Bid--Photo from PhilGeps

MANILA, Philippines - Defense officials postponed the opening of bids from August 20, 2013 to September 6, 2013. The bidding will be held at DND Bids and Awards Committee Basement, Right Wing, DND Bldg. Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo Quezon City.

Only Two firms joined the bidding for the acquisition of 21 refurbished UH-1H helicopters for the PAF. They are the Israel-based Radom Aviation Systems Ltd. and the US-based Rice Aircraft Services Inc.

A total of seven firms purchased bid documents from the Department of National Defense, but only Radom and Rice submitted offers.

The five firms that bought bid documents but did not join the bidding were Serpenair Group Inc./Bell helicopter, ST Aerospace Engineering PTE. Ltd, Stone of David Tactical Equipment Co., Overseas Aircraft Support Inc., and Aerospace Engineering Group.

The government has allocated P1.26 billion for the purchase of the helicopters and the integrated logistics support package.

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