PAF earmarks P59-M for maintenance of 5 C-130 planes

MANILA The Philippine Air Force (PAF), through its Bids and Awards Committee, is looking for suppliers capable of supplying it with spare parts needed for the maintenance of the environmental systems of five of its Lockheed C-3130 cargo aircraft.

The parts are intended for PAF C-130B/H/T planes with tail numbers 3633, 4704, 4726, 5011 and 5040. Budget for the project, as posted in the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System, is placed at PHP58,870,000.

Submission and opening of bids is on April 26, 9 a.m. at the Procurement Center Conference Room, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.

"All particulars relative to Eligibility Statement and Screening, Bid Security, Performance Security, Pre-Bidding Conference/s, Evaluation of Bids, Post-Qualification and Award of Contract shall be governed by the pertinent provisions of RA 9184 and its Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR)," PAF BAC chief Brig. Gen. Ferynl G. Buca said in the same bid bulletin.

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. (PNA)

Source: Philippine News Agency