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Disposal of P3 Orion Aircraft , Support Systems and Equipment


Tender Closed
RFx ID : 24116666
Tender Name : Disposal of P3 Orion Aircraft , Support Systems and Equipment
Reference # : Rxi_193
Open Date : Monday, 22 March 2021 2:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date  : Monday, 24 May 2021 12:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Department/Business Unit : Procurement
Tender Type : Request for Information (Market research) (RFI)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 25131500 - Powered fixed wing aircraft
  • 25131700 - Military fixed wing aircraft
  • 25131800 - Specialty aircraft
  • 92110000 - Military services and national defense
  • International
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Defence Commercial Services
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) will shortly be withdrawing its fleet of six Lockheed P-3K2 Orion aircraft from service.

The NZDF intends to offer five aircraft from the fleet plus support inventory for tender. One air-frame is intended to be retained as an exhibit at the Air Force Museum of NZ.

This Request For Information (RFI) seeks industry feedback on which elements of the P-3K2 fleet and support inventory have market interest for sale. This information will be used to assist configure formal tender document(s) at a later date.

Interested parties are advised that to register and view this RFI in detail they MUST go to the NZDF’s SmartProcure website at:

Suppliers must logon to access the RFI and submit a response. Registration is simple and free, just click “register now”.

If you require assistance to register please contact

ALL enquiries regarding this RFI must be in writing through NZDF’s SmartProcure message system.

NZDF will endeavour to respond in writing to written enquiries within two working days.