Two Air Force UH-1H combat utility helicopters up for overhaul

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) has allocated the sum of PhP31,771,890 for the overhaul and repair of two of its UH-1H “Huey” combat utility helicopters. The money will be used for the procurement of services and spares for the overhaul and repair of engine assemblies of PAF UH-1H helicopters with tail numbers 501 and 507.

Major Gen. Isagani P. Silva, PAF bidding and awards committee chair, in a notice posted at the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PHILGEPS), said pre-bid conference is scheduled at Sept. 3 at 9 a.m. at the PAF Procurement Center Conference Room, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.

Submission and bid opening is on Sept. 17, at the same time and venue.

“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 R.A. 9184 and its Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR),” the PAF bidding statement said.

The PAF operates 20 UH-1H and seven UH-1Ds for troop, cargo, humanitarian and disaster relief, and combat missions.