MANILA, -- The Philippine Air Force (PAF) has allocated the sum of Php15,936,175 for the procurement of spare parts for the repair and maintenance of one of its PZL-W3-A "Sokol" combat utility helicopters.
This is Lot 1 of the repair project, the bid bulletin at the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System said.
Pre-bid conference is scheduled for Feb. 1, 9 a.m. at the PAF Procurement Center Conference Room, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.
Submission and opening of bids is on Feb. 15, 9 a.m. at the same venue.
The PAF has seven W-3A "Sokol" helicopters in its inventory.
Eight were originally delivered in 2012 and 2013 but one crashed due to weather conditions in Lanao Del Sur in September 2014.
The Philippine Air Force PZL-W3-A Sokol helicopter of the 505th Search and Rescue Group.