Procurement of NIJ Level III Body Armour

Procurement of NIJ Level III Body Armour

This is a Request for Expressions of Interest for Procurement of NIJ Level III Certified Body Armour for a project of the UK Government’s Stabilisation Unit.

United Kingdom-London: Garments for anti-ballistic protection

2013/S 237-411740

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

The Secretary of State for International Development of the UK Government (DFID)
22 Whitehall
Contact point(s): Procurement Officer in the Conflict, Humanitarian and Security Operations Team, DFID
For the attention of: Amy O’Reilly
SW1A 2EG London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2070231040
E-mail: procurement@dfid.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-international-development

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity
Other: DFID’s main activity is to support long term programmes to help tackle the underlying causes of poverty. DFID also responds to emergencies, both natural and man made. DFID works in partnership with Governments, Civil Societies, Private Sector and multi la
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
DF550AD Procurement of NIJ Level III Body Armour.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
Purchase
NUTS code UK
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
This is a Request for Expressions of Interest for Procurement of NIJ Level III Certified Body Armour for a project of the UK Government’s Stabilisation Unit. Please forward your EOI to the contact point detailed in Section I.1). On receipt of your EOI a PQQ will be emailed to you which must be completed and returned to the same contact point by the deadline specified in Section IV.3.4).
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35815000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
250 sets of lightweight tactical overt body armour comprising vest, hard plates and soft fillers.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 3 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
N/A
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Details will be provided in the Invitation to Bid (ITB).
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Please refer to the PQQ.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Except as permitted below, all interested applicants must complete a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (“PQQ”) which is available upon request from the named contact point in Section I.1).
A completed PQQ, which incorporates the requirements of Sections III.2.1), III.2.2) and III.2.3) below, must be returned by the date stipulated in Section IV.3.4).
Failure to comply with this requirement will render your application ineligible for consideration.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All conditions for participation will be stated in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All conditions for participation will be stated in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: All conditions for participation will be stated in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
All conditions for participation will be stated in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
All conditions for participation will be stated in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Accelerated restricted
Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure: On economic and political grounds including the urgent need to provide Personal Protective Equipment for overseas police forces in a difficult security environment.
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
DF550AD Body Armour.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 16.12.2013 – 17:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
19.12.2013 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
7.1.2014
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The Secretary of State for International Development of the UK Government (DFID)
22 Whitehall
SW1A 2EG London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@dfid.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2070231040
Internet address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-international-development

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:4.12.2013

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