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WHAT'S CANADA BUYING? May 2012
« on: April 30, 2012, 02:30:52 »
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Re: WHAT'S CANADA BUYING? May 2012
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2012, 09:36:48 »
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Extended deadline for bids to supply advanced combat uniforms
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2012, 22:00:19 »
Wanted:  Someone "To provide the Department of National Defence with Advance Combat Uniform that includes one Direct Action (DA) Shirt (Crye Precision Combat Shirt Model G3 or equivalent with Field Elbow Pads), one Special Reconnaissance (SR) Shirt (Crye Precision Field Shirt Model AC or equivalent with Field Elbow Pads) and Pants (Crye Precision Combat Pant or equivalent with Combat Knee Pads) in standard and special sizes. Quantity (Delivery within 200 km from Petawawa, Ontario):  A firm quantity of 3,800 units of each item ...."

A bit more detail in bid document extract (6 page PDF) here
Deadline extension to 19 Jun 12 - see attached.
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Re: WHAT'S CANADA BUYING? May 2012
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2012, 07:50:16 »
Wanted:  someone to map "hydrocarbon plumes" at 5 Wing Goose Bay (to prepare to clean them up?)
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Re: WHAT'S CANADA BUYING? May 2012
« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2012, 20:31:29 »
Question:  Who's going to protect whoever gets the contract to do this work, on projects in Kandahar and Kabul?
Wanted:  someone to evaluate CIDA’s success in Afghanistan – more details in bid document extract (25 pg PDF) here
Answer:  Whoever gets the contract to do this work - more in the attached bid document amendment.
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Re: WHAT'S CANADA BUYING? May 2012
« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2012, 07:40:03 »
Wanted:  Someone to make box lunches, hot meals for troops in Kenora, Thunder Bay, Portage La Prairie, Regina, Saskatoon, Yorkton and Prince Albert – more details (like menus) in bid document extract (16 pages) here.
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Is there an app (a military one, anyway) for that?
« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2012, 07:22:26 »
Wanted:  someone to create military-use apps (Android/iPhone) for the CF - more from the bid call....
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.... The Canadian Forces (CF) is seeking to develop a performance environment that supports rich and ubiquitous with 24/7 access to network technologies, architectures of participation, and synthetic and virtual environments. In addition to the interagency/interdepartmental activity such as the Online Government Advanced Research and Development Environment (ONGARDE), rapidly evolving technology will drive more liberal means of supporting performance with resultant international and interagency federations sharing capabilities and advancing common agendas. The ongoing modernization the CF performance environment has seen increased emphasis on developing performance support mechanisms that enables CF members to access information and performance support tools when and where required. Many mobile applications already available in the public domain have the ability to support CF member job performance and connect members with information, tools, processes and expertise that will increase performance and support learning.

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(Canadian Defence Academy)'s objective is to identify apps suitable for widespread use by military personnel as determined by subject matter experts. The potential install base for these applications could be in the thousands or more end-users. Additionally, the CF may require ownership and maintenance of required servers for the applications ....
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Someone to put up CF staff working on C-Span in Resolute Bay
« Reply #10 on: May 16, 2012, 07:44:24 »
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.... Department of National Defence, 1 ESU, Moncton, NB, requires one supplier to provide accommodations, meals and vehicle rental for the period July 14, 2012 – August 5, 2012 for military personnel as they undertake improvements to their C-Span project at Resolute Bay Airfield, Resolute Bay, NU. The estimated value of the contract: $131,250.00, taxes included …. The proposed contractor is:

    Narwhal Hotel
    Box 88
    Resolute bay, NU X0A 0V0 ....
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Wanted:  someone to convert old armoured vehicles and artillery pieces into commemorative monuments as required - more details and tech specs in bid document (63 page PDF) here
Potential bidders now have more time - new deadline:  31 May 12 (see attached)
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"Social Identity Dynamics"
« Reply #12 on: May 18, 2012, 10:02:54 »
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Wanted: someone to design and develop "a knowledge-rich agent-based social simulation architecture and to carry out a parameter sweeping analysis of the system to fully understand social identity dynamics in the model and to see where various real world societies lie on this possibility-space of artificial worlds” (software to simulate people from different societies and with different thought processes to help train troops to interact?) – more in bid document extract here
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Re: WHAT'S CANADA BUYING? May 2012
« Reply #14 on: May 24, 2012, 07:08:57 »
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Re: WHAT'S CANADA BUYING? May 2012
« Reply #15 on: May 28, 2012, 07:38:59 »
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Re: WHAT'S CANADA BUYING? May 2012
« Reply #16 on: May 28, 2012, 10:19:05 »
Wanted:  someone to map "hydrocarbon plumes" at 5 Wing Goose Bay (to prepare to clean them up?)

Jesus. I thought that was done over a decade ago. I know for a fact that geo rigs were punching holes all around the base for years. Maybe different spots...
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