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5 Year contract plus further 2 x 1 year options for Repair of Various 7MC & 7MV Assemblies.

Voluntary ex ante transparency notice


Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Ministry of Defence, DSG, Defence Support Group (DSG)
Building B15, Donnington
United Kingdom
Contact person: Steven Hart
Telephone: +44 1952673943
NUTS code: UKG21

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

IRM17/3517 Repair of Various 7MC & 7MV Assemblies.

Reference number: IRM17/3517
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

5 Year contract plus further 2 x 1 year options for Repair of Various 7MC & 7MV Assemblies.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 700 000.00 GBP
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKG21
Main site or place of performance:

Telford and Wrekin.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The estimated quantity expected from the supplier in reference to the Repair of Various 7MC & 7MV Assemblies under the contract including renewals and options is FY 17/18, 18/19, 19/20, 20/21, 21/22, 22/23, 23/24 a combined quantity of 626 during the contract period.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Additional 2 x 1 Year options.

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 IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated procedure without publication of a contract notice
  • The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator for the following reason:
    • absence of competition for technical reasons

Supacat Limited are the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) for the assemblies and therefore has the necessary skills and knowledge of these assemblies to be able to provide the equipment support services required by the UK Ministry of Defence, repairing the assemblies to the required standards.

Supacat Limited are the proprietary owners of the technical documentation for these assemblies and such work cannot be undertaken without access to the proprietary design information. No other party has the necessary technical expertise and knowledge required to repair the equipment to the required level as repairs cannot be undertaken without access to proprietary design information.

Without the detailed technical information for the various assemblies, a supplier would not be able to ensure repaired and reconditioned assemblies were fit for purpose in accordance with the original design specifications, or maintain configuration control such as build standards, drawing and test specifications.

This notice is not a request for expressions of interest so please do not apply to be invited to tender. This notice advises that Babcock DSG Limited, is to place a single source Contract with the named supplier, and this notice is published for reasons of transparency only.

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
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

Section V: Award of contract/concession

Contract No: IRM17/3517

Repair of Various 7MC & 7MV Assemblies

V.2)Award of contract/concession
V.2.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
The Airfield, Dunkeswell, Honiton
EX14 4LF
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKG21
The contractor/concessionaire will be an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot/concession (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot/concession: 700 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

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, 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 website provides information on the Government Security Classification.

Advertising Regime OJEU:- This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU),the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and GO Reference: GO-201781-DCB-10744869.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Ministry of Defence, DSG, Defence Support Group (DSG)
Building B15, Donnington
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
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: