|RFx ID :||21423079|
|Tender Name :||BOARDING PARTY TACTICAL ENSEMBLE (INCLUDING PERSONAL FLOTATION DEVICE)|
|Reference # :||RFx 1806|
|Open Date :||Tuesday, 20 August 2019 4:30 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)|
|Close Date :||Thursday, 3 October 2019 1:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)|
|Tender Type :||Request for Tenders (RFT)|
|Tender Coverage :||Sole Agency [?]|
|Exemption Reason :||None|
|Required Pre-qualifications :||None|
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The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) are seeking to procure a tactical load ensemble, comprising load carriage, body armour and an inbuilt Personal Flotation Device (PFD) for personnel involved in boarding activities, in order to enhance safety whilst conducting maritime operations in a variety of environments.
The key objectives of this procurement is to secure a PFD with greater ISO compliance, particularly with regard to in-water performance, combined with body armour and a load carriage solution for the unique requirements of Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) boarding parties. The ensemble may also be used by NZ Army boat crews during small boat operations.
The NZDF is committed to providing the safest working environment for our people and the procurement of a new Boarding Party Tactical Ensemble that includes Flotation, also provides an opportunity to embrace new and emerging technologies in the area of tactical maritime operations.
Interested parties can view and respond to this opportunity on the NZDF SmartProcure website portal at:
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