MANILA –The Department of National Defense (DND) is allocating some PHP183.2 million for the acquisition of 8 million finished 7.62mm components.
The money will be sourced from DND/Government Arsenal through General Appropriation Act Fiscal Year 2017, said DND-Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) vice chair Director Marito I. Yoro in a bid bulletin posted at the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System website.
Winning bidders are required to deliver the items within 180 days from the receipt of Contract and Notice to Proceed.
The 7.62mm is the round used to arm the military’s sniper rifles and light machine guns.
Bidders should have completed within the last five years from the date of submission and receipt of bids, a single largest similar completed contract equivalent to at least 25 percent of the above-mentioned contract.
Bid opening is scheduled on March 16, 10 a.m. at the DND-BAC Conference Room, Basement, Right Wing, DND Building, Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City.