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The requirement is for the provision of Engineering Services and Scheduled Sustainment of the Solid State Phased Array Radar (SSPAR) at RAF Fylingdales, North Yorkshire. The Contractor will be required to ensure provision of a range of maintenance ...

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Ministry of Defence, Air Support, Other
Air Commercial Team, Nimrod Building, 3 Site, RAF High Wycombe, Walters Ash
High Wycombe
HP14 4UE
United Kingdom
Contact person: Anna Gibbs
Telephone: +44 01494494382
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKJ13

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.contracts.mod.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
Defence

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Engineering Services and Scheduled Sustainment for the Solid State Phased Array Radar at RAF Fylingdales.

Reference number: ACT/04538
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71300000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The requirement is for the provision of Engineering Services and Scheduled Sustainment of the Solid State Phased Array Radar (SSPAR) at RAF Fylingdales, North Yorkshire. The Contractor will be required to ensure provision of a range of maintenance (refurbishment and replacement) activities, of varying complexity over a multi-year programme; expected (but not guaranteed) period Jan 2018 to end Mar 2020.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKE2
Main site or place of performance:

North Yorkshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The requirement is for the provision of Engineering Services and Scheduled Sustainment of the Solid State Phased Array Radar (SSPAR) at RAF Fylingdales, North Yorkshire. The Contractor will be required to ensure provision of a range of maintenance (refurbishment and replacement) activities, of varying complexity over a multi-year programme; expected (but not guaranteed) period Jan 2018 to end Mar 2020. The SSPAR must remain available for operation, the provisioned activities must be scheduled/carried out in a manner which minimise non-availability of the Radar System. The Contractor will be expected to work closely with the Operation and Maintenance Contractor (currently Serco), to ensure timely completion of work in order to maximise system availability.

II.2.14)Additional information

RAF Fylingdales is a security sensitive site. Compliance with the relevant security regulations is mandatory. All personnel working in the SSPAR Building must hold Security Check (SC) clearance granted by the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting Agency. Proof of clearances held (SC or US equivalent) must be provided prior to access being granted.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
28/07/2017

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The Authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a Security Aspects Letter), the Authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the Government Security Classification.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications

Advertising Regime OJEU:- This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU),the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk

Note: this is a prior information notice only, the following standard text is not relevant.

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GO Reference: GO-2017627-DCB-10520109.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
27/06/2017