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Disposal - P3K2 Orion Aircraft, Support Systems and Spares


Tender Closed
RFx ID : 25408303
Tender Name : Disposal - P3K2 Orion Aircraft, Support Systems and Spares
Reference # : Rfx_2390
Open Date : Friday, 11 February 2022 1:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date  : Friday, 8 April 2022 11:00 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Department/Business Unit : Procurement
Tender Type : Disposal (DIS)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 25131700 - Military fixed wing aircraft
  • New Zealand
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Defence Commercial Services
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is in the process of withdrawing its fleet of six Lockheed P-3K2 Orion aircraft from service.

Aircraft will be progressively retired over the period 2022-2023. Retired aircraft will be flown to RNZAF Base Woodbourne in Blenheim, NZ, for storage. Support inventory is primarily located at RNZAF Base Auckland with some elements at other locations within NZ.

The NZDF is offering five aircraft from the fleet plus support inventory for tender.

Fleet and inventory

The fleet and inventory on offer includes:

• Five P-3K2 Orion aircraft
• Flight deck and tactical rail simulators
• Ground Support Equipment including docking stands
• Spares inventory including spare engines and propellers
• Special To Type test equipment
• Publications suite and drawing decks
• SAP-based maintenance data and aircraft structural history

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

Suppliers must logon to access the RFT 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 RFT must be in writing through NZDF’s SmartProcure message system.

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