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Support contract to improve the Safety Assurance of the Air Defence and Electronic Warfare supported mast systems used for Air Traffic Management Ground to Air (ATM G2A) capabilities in compliance with MOD (DIO) policy for wind sensitive structures ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Ministry of Defence, ISTAR, Air Defence and Electronic Warfare Systems
Room W16 Building 85, RAF Henlow
Henlow
SG16 6DN
United Kingdom
Contact person: G Smith
Telephone: +44 01462851515
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKH2

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.bipsolutions.com

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: www.bipsolutions.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to 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:

Support for ATM G2A Masts.

Reference number: ADEWS/049
II.1.2)Main CPV code
44212250
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Support contract to improve the Safety Assurance of the Air Defence and Electronic Warfare supported mast systems used for Air Traffic Management Ground to Air (ATM G2A) capabilities in compliance with MOD (DIO) policy for wind sensitive structures (WSS). Total Masts 179. Duration of proposed contract 60 months with an anticpated start date of Dec 17.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 857 000.00 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)
44212250
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: CY
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

ΚΥΠΡΟΣ,UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To provide a Support contract to improve the Safety Assurance of the Air Defence and Electronic Warfare Team Mast Systems used for Air Traffic Management Ground to Air (ATM G2A) capabilities in compliance with MOD (DIO) policy Wind Sensitive Structures (WSS). The requirement is to procure Professional Engineering Services Support to the Air Defence & Electronic Warfare range of Masts that will deliver evidenced safety assurance and result in compliance with DIO WSS safety management policy. The Project will be undertaken over the five year period commencing 2017. Years 1, 2 and 3 will deliver structural inspections, appraisals and any rectification to the entire fleet of 179 Masts. Years 4 - 5 will deliver annual routine masts inspections.

No business whatsoever is guaranteed under any resulting framework agreement or contract indeed there is no guarantee that any framework agreement or contract will be put in place in relation to this notice. No compensation etc. will be paid if a tender or resulting framework agreement is withdrawn for any reason. Bidders should take part in the process only on the basis that they fully understand and accept this position.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 857 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 2
Maximum number: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The information and / or documents for this opportunity are available on www.contracts.mod.uk You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.

Suppliers must log in, go to the Response Manager and add the following Access Code: "5R8752GEQN". Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you.

The deadline for submitting your response is 31/08/2017 23.55. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.

If you experience and difficulties please refer to the online Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) or the User Guides or contact the MOS DCO Helpdesk by emailing ."

Interested suppliers are required to complete the PQQ to provide information that allows the Authority to evaluate the supplier's capacities and capabilities against the selection criteria set out at Section III.1.1), III.1.2) and III.1.3) of this contract notice.

The Authority will use the PQQ response to create a shortlist of tenderers who:

(1) are eligible to participate under Section III.1.1) of this Contract Notice; and

(2) fulfil any minimum standards under Section III.1.2) and III.1.3) of this Contract Notice; and

(3) best meet in terms of capacity and capability the selection criteria set out Sections III.1.2) and III1.3) of this Contract Notice.

Full details of the method for choosing the tenderers will be set out in the Help Text Box for the Dynamic PQQ.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

‘Electronic Trading

Potential suppliers must note the mandatory requirement for electronic trading using the Contracting, Purchasing and Finance (CP&F) electronic procurement tool. All payments for contract deliverables under the Contract shall only be made via CP&F. You can find details on CP&F at http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mod-contracting-purchasing-and-finance-e-procurement-system

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 31/08/2017
Local time: 23:55
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.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, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise. 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 GO Reference: GO-2017726-DCB-10708056.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Ministry of Defence, ISTAR, Air Defence & Electronic Warfare Systems
ADEWS, Room W16 Building 85
Henlow
SG16 6DN
United Kingdom
E-mail:
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Ministry of Defence, ISTAR, Air Defence & Electronic Warfare Systems
RAF
Henlow
SG16 6DN
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
26/07/2017