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Police Department Dual Engine Helicopter

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000436015

Bid Title: Police Department Dual Engine Helicopter

Agency Bid No. Title: 50628

Received Date: 12/09/2015

Close Date: Not Stated

Purchase Type: Advance Notification

Delivery Date: Not Stated


The capital project will replace the single-engine Helicopters with two twin engine ones. Thereplacement will significantly upgrade the capabilities and capacity of the Nassau County PoliceDepartment while replacing a helicopter that is 5 years past its scheduled replacement. Additionally,it should be noted that if not replaced Helicopter 4 will require a major overhaul thats costs couldapproach $ 1,000,000.The current Departmental helicopters can fly in sustained winds up to 23 knots, wherein the 2014Bell 412 can fly in sustained winds of up to 35 knots. Additionally, the 412 has the capability to flyIFR (Instrument Flight Rules). Taking into consideration the increase capability relative to windspeed and IFR the procurement of the 412 will increase the number of days that Department hasflight capability. The Departments current helicopters are configured for a 2-person crew and 4passengers, wherein the 412 will be configured for a 2-person crew and up to 13 passengers, whichwill permit the Department to deploy tactical teams, scuba teams and permit off shore rescue. Thetwin engine Bell 412 will provide the Department with the capability to conduct off shore searches,wherein the Departments current helicopters do not have the capability.In addition the Department will upgrade the Cameras, Night Vision and install a microwave system onthe Departments 3 helicopters.

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Product Code: 03550

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: County of Nassau

State: New York

Agency Type: State and Local



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