10 Februari 2016
Hydratek small amphibian vehicle (photo : Hydratek)
The acquisition of 10 small amphibian vehicles was a failed, Hydratek Inc was unable to deliver the vehicles at all. Since October 2015 they have been blacklisted.
On July 2014 Hydratek Inc, a privately owned manufacturer of multipurpose and amphibious vehicles based in Tennessee, USA won the bid to supply of 10 small amphibian vehicle, worth P66 million.
Hydratek must deliver 10 units of brand new small amphibian vehicle for Philippines Marine Corp with payload at least 2,000 lbs (on land) and at least 1,400 lbs (on the water) and powered by diesel engine.
The contract for the Small Amphibian Vehicle Acquisition Project including Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) for the Philippine Marine Corp.
DND will re-tender the project.