Procurement activities are carried out by both Contracts Branch and various units within the Defence Forces. Contracts Branch is based at the Department of Defence, Station Road, Newbridge, Co. Kildare. Contact details for the various military units are set out in any request for tender notices as published on www.etenders.gov.ie
Contracts Branch is responsible for the overall procurement policy within the Defence Organisation and for the procurement of defensive equipment. The procurement of goods and services by the Defence Organisation is carried out in accordance with Public Procurement Policy and National and European Law. The Office of Government Procurement framework agreements are used to acquire goods and services that are common to the Public Sector. Click www.ogp.gov.ie for further details.
Details of current competitions can be viewed on www.etenders.gov.ie.