The Philippine Army has earmarked P247 million toward the purchase of 105mm artillery shells for combat and infantry operations.
In a bid invitation with the Philippine International Trading Corp., the Army said it had allocated P247,835,166.28 for the contract to supply 8,588 rounds of 105mm Howitzer cannon shells.
“That is a regular requirement of our troops in the field. We are advancing our procurement based on projected requirements,” Army spokesperson Col. Benjamin Hao said.
Each round should cost P28,858.31 based on the approved contract budget.
Local and foreign manufacturers who would place their bids though foreign manufacturers must be represented by a Philippine-based company.
Bidders may purchase bid documents at P50,000 at the PITC, NDC Building, 116 Tordesillas St., Salcedo Village, Makati.
Deadline for submission of bids is May 12 at 10 a.m.