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Satellite Communications Caches for the New Zealand Emergency Management Assistance Team


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RFx ID : 21078012
Tender Name : Satellite Communications Caches for the New Zealand Emergency Management Assistance Team
Reference # :
Open Date : Monday, 27 May 2019 9:00 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date : Friday, 21 June 2019 5:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Department/Business Unit : CASS
Tender Type : Request for Quotations (RFQ)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 43191500 - Personal communication devices
  • 43191600 - Personal communications device accessories or parts
  • 46161700 - Rescue equipment and accessories
  • New Zealand
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Charlie Blanch
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  : n/a
Alternate Physical Fax Number  : n/a

This is an opportunity to be provide niche equipment and service to support a flag-ship project as part of the Emergency Management System Reforms. The New Zealand Emergency Management Assistance Team (NZ-EMAT) will deliver the capability described originally as a ‘Fly-in Team’ and will enhance the overall capability of the emergency management system. Resilient in field communciations are a critical element of this.

What we need is:

Two to six Communication Caches, each consisting of:
• a high speed satellite broadband package consisting of
o a portable terminal ‘fly-away’ kit (antenna, modem, power converter, block upconverter, low-noise block downconverter, orthomode transducer and any other component parts required) operating on a n appropriate network
o controller or wifi and LAN router
o at least one integrated Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) telephone
Eight to twelve hand-held satellite phones allocated across the caches.

Further details are in the RFQ