The U.S. Army has issued a Request for Information from sources who can provide an Explosive Detection / Utility Canine in support of security awareness and anti-terrorism measures at the U.S. Army Carlisle Barracks in Pennsylvania.
The canine will augment the Carlisle Barracks Police Department and be available for use by the Directorate of Emergency Services. The canine must be trained through the North American Police Work Dog Association (NAPWDA) and certified by the Department of Defense (DOD), before being placed into service at the US Army Carlisle Barracks.
The facility to kennel and care for the canine must be within a 15 mile radius of the US Army Carlisle Barracks. The canine must be designated solely for use by the US Army Carlisle Barracks, available for pickup by the Government handler 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Contractor shall provide a 10 week initial handler training for any dog placed into service at the US Army College, and sixteen hours of documented in-service training each month for the canine and the Government handler. Training will be conducted at the contractor’s facility.
The intent of this market research is to locate qualified, experienced, and interested potential sources.
Further details are available under Solicitation Number: MICC-CB-0010548095.