The Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) is a statutory board set up under MINDEF. It implements defence technology plans, acquires defence material and develops defence infrastructure for MINDEF. DSTA provides leading-edge technological solutions to the SAF by tapping the best technologies and fostering an environment of creativity and innovation for defence applications. It also builds up a strong community of engineers and scientists from universities, research institutes, government and industry to serve the defence needs of the nation.
DOING BUSINESS WITH THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
The Defence Science & Technology Agency or DSTA is the central procurement agency for the Ministry of Defence or MINDEF, and the Singapore Armed Forces or SAF.
Generally, MINDEF and SAF defines its needs and seeks approval for its procurement requirements from the relevant authority within SAF or MINDEF (for higher values). DSTA is responsible for the procurement process which includes sourcing, bid solicitation, evaluation, obtaining approval of purchase and contracting. DSTA is also responsible for contracting for disposal and sales of retired stores and equipment.
Communication with DSTA on procurement matters may be made through the following channels:
- Introduce your company, products or services here
- Enquire about specific tenders or quotations: email@example.com
- Provide general feedback: firstname.lastname@example.org
REGISTRATION AS A GEBIZ TRADING PARTNER
All public sector invitations for quotations and tenders are posted in GeBIZ, the one-stop Government electronic business portal. To do business with MINDEF and DSTA, a supplier should register as a GeBIZ Trading Partner (GTP). All suppliers are entitled to one free user account while additional accounts can be purchased if necessary.
To register as a GTP, click here.
REGISTRATION AS A GOVERNMENT SUPPLIER
Suppliers who wish to bid in tenders for the supply of goods and/or services to the government are advised to register as a Government Supplier with the Ministry of Finance. This may be a mandatory requirement in certain tenders, which would be specified accordingly in the tender notice and tender documents.
To register as a Government Supplier, click here.
REGISTRATION WITH THE BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION AUTHORITY
Companies that wish to participate in construction or construction-related government tenders must be registered with the Building and Construction Authority (BCA), unless otherwise specified in the tender.
To register with BCA, click here.
Fidecs Engineering looks forward to more Mindef projects through partnerships with Vantage Construction, Planar One Associate and close collaboration with DSTA. Fidecs’s Mindef portfolio is a reflection of its professionalism and niche specialty in defence projects eg the explosion proof ACMV systems. See Fidecs projects here.