DND ALLOCATES PHP1.1-B FOR ACQUISITION OF NIGHT FIGHTING SYSTEMS

MANILA — The Department of National Defense (DND) is allocating about Php1.1 billion to purchase 4,464 brand-new units of night-fighting systems.

The money will be sourced from the agency’s Capability Upgrade Program 2013-2017.

DND did not give specifics on what equipment would be purchased but night fighting system usually includes night vision goggles and rifle targeting systems that can illuminate targets at night.

Winning bidders are required to deliver the items within 180 calendar days, DND bids and awards committee chair Assistant Secretary Ernesto D. Boac said.

Interested bidders must have completed a similar project within the last five years.

Pre-bid conference is scheduled on December 10, 2015, 10 a.m. at the DND bidding and awards committee conference room, left wing, basement, DND Building, Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City.

Bid opening is on December 22, 10 am, in the same venue. PNA