Flare countermeasures munitions (photo : theavionale)
The Department of National Defense (DND) announced that it is allocating Php33,702,286 for the acquisition of countermeasures munitions needed for the country's South Korean-made FA-50PH "Fighting Eagle" lift-interim fighter aircraft.
The money will be sourced from the Revised AFP Modernization Program.
To be acquired are 17,280 RR-170 chaffs and 8,640 MJU-7 IR flares (with impulse cartridges) for the FA-50PH's countermeasure dispenser system.
Delivery of the items shall be in two batches with the first to be delivered within 180 calendar days from the notice to proceed (NTP).
While the second batch is required to be delivered within 360 calendar days upon receipt of the NTP.
Bidders should have completed, within the last 10 years from the date of submission and receipt of bids, a contract similar to the project.
Bid opening is on April 27, 10:00 a.m. at the DND Bids and Awards Committee Conference Room, DND Building, Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City.
Items being offered must be used by the Armed Forces of the country of origin or by the Armed Forces of at least two other countries.
The goods offered must be from suppliers who are themselves the manufacturers.