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COA suspends P1-billion DND purchase of tactical equipment
« on: June 23, 2017, 12:38:34 PM »
COA suspends P1-billion DND purchase of tactical equipment
By Jovee Marie de la Cruz - JUNE 22, 2017

http://www.businessmirror.com.ph/coa-suspends-p1-billion-dnd-purchase-of-tactical-equipment/

THE government’s award of a P1-billion contract to a foreign supplier of night-fighting gadgets was held in abeyance after the Commission on Audit (COA) intervened to ensure that the transaction is beyond reproach.

The commission has reportedly served notice to the Department of National Defense (DND) and the Turkey-based Aselsan Elektronik Sanayi Ve Ticaret that the projected purchase of the tactical devices was being suspended to give way for the submission of multiple documents meant to firm up the integrity of the bidding process.

The contract involved the supply of some 4,500 units of night-vision monoculars (NVMs), an equal number of infrared aiming devices and 500 pieces of laser zeroing gadgets worth P1.116 billion.

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