09 September 2014
The RHIBs will be used for maritime interdiction and GOPLAT takedown missions (photo : Lundin)
Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City (DWDD) - Bid opening and submission for the Department of National Defense’s rigid hull inflatable boat (RHIB) project has been reset to Sept. 11 from the earlier date of Sept. 10.
This was announced by the Special Bids and Awards Committee-2 in a supplemental bid bulletin posted at the DND website, where it is worth P 63,159,000 and includes an integrated logistic supports for the craft.
The RHIBs are for the use of the Philippine Navy. The money will be sourced from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Modernization Funds and it will be used for “maritime interdiction and GOPLAT takedown missions.”
The craft must be able to cruise at speeds of 45 knots, withstand and still be functional at Sea State 4, and capable of carrying 14 passengers, including four crewmen.
Interested bidders must have completed a similar project within the last 10 years and must be able to deliver the RHIBs within 180 calendar days from the issuance of the notice to proceed.
Bid opening and submission will be held at the Philippine Veterans Administration Office (PVAO) Conference Room, Andres Bonifacio Hall, PVAO Compound, Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City.