PAF bids out C-130 engine assembly parts, services

MANILA -- The Philippine Air Force (PAF) is allocating the sum of PHP47.8.million for the acquisition of parts and services needed for the repair and overhaul of the engine assembly of one of its Lockheed "Hercules" C-130T cargo aircraft with tail number 5011.

Bid opening is scheduled on Feb. 15, 9 a.m. at the PAF Procurement Center Conference Room, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.

"All particulars relative to Eligibility Statement and Screening, Bid Security, Performance Security, Pre-Bidding Conference that shall be governed by the pertinent provision of RA 9184 and its Implementing Rules and Regulations," PAF Bids and Awards Committee chair Brig. Gen. Erickson R. Gloria, said in the bid bulletin posted at the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System.

The PAF presently operates five C-130 units in its air fleet. They are often used for troop and supply transport and humanitarian assistance disaster relief missions.

Source: Philippine News Agency