Provide Aircraft Maintenance for BAe 146 Aircraft

Provide Aircraft Maintenance for BAe 146 Aircraft

Provide the necessary range of services to ensure the availability of BAe 146 Aircraft to support the Command Support Air Transport requirement of the Royal Air Force.

United Kingdom-Bristol: Fixed-wing aircrafts

2016/S 067-117672

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

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

Ministry of Defence, Air Support, C17 Command Support and Airborne Equipment Project Team (CSAE PT)
Defence Equipment and Support, C17CSAE Project Team, MoD Abbey Wood, Neighbourhood 2, Walnut 2c, #1232
For the attention of: Hywel Willmot
BS34 8JH Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3067986333
E-mail: DESC17CSAE-CSAT-COMM@mod.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority/entity: https://www.contracts.mod.uk

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

Defence

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities

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:

Provision of Engineering Service for the BAe 146 Aircraft.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 3: Defence services, military defence services and civil defence services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Bristol.

NUTS code UKK11

II.1.3)Information on framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):

Fixed-wing aircraft. Repair, maintenance and associated services related to aircraft and other equipment. Aircraft maintenance services. Repair and maintenance services of aircraft engines. The provision of the required services to ensure availability of RAF BAe 146 Aircraft.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34711110, 50210000, 50211100, 50211210

II.1.7)Information about subcontracting

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Provide the necessary range of services to ensure the availability of BAe 146 Aircraft to support the Command Support Air Transport requirement of the Royal Air Force to 31.3.2022 with potential extension to 31.3.2024. The potential extension to contract although included in the value below is currently not funded and remains subject to review.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 45 000 000 and 60 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Potential extension of Contract via 2 1-year Options. If required Options will be exercised at least 6 months prior to the Contract end date applicable at the time of recourse to the Options.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As detailed within Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and Invitation to Tender issued in conjunction with this Contract Notice.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As detailed within Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and Invitation to Tender issued in conjunction with this Contract Notice.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

As detailed within Pre-Qualification Questionnaire issued in conjunction with this Contract Notice.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions to which the performance of the contract is subject, in particular with regard to security of supply and security of information:

The successful Candidate will be required to obtain the necessary security clearances post Contract Award. Further detail regarding the processes to be followed and conditions to be applied will be included in the Invitation to Tender.
III.1.5)Information about security clearance:
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation

Criteria regarding the personal situation of economic operators (that may lead to their exclusion) including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 39(1) of Directive 2009/81/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Defence and Security Public Contract Regulations (DSPCR) 2011 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 39(2) of Directive 2009/81/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (see also Regulation 23(2) in the DSPCR 2011) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.

A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at: http://www.contracts.mod.uk/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#dspr

Candidates will be required to sign a declaration confirming whether they do or do not have any of the listed criteria as part of the pre-qualification process.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 39(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest (including defence and security factors) for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 39(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.
As detailed within Pre-Qualification Questionnaire issued in conjunction with this Contract Notice.

Criteria regarding the personal situation of subcontractors (that may lead to their rejection) including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed within Pre-Qualification Questionnaire issued in conjunction with this Contract Notice.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Criteria regarding the economic and financial standing of economic operators (that may lead to their exclusion)

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from the economic operator’s bankers or where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) Where appropriate, a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years of the economic operator, of: (i) The overall turnover of the business of the economic operator; and (ii) Where appropriate, the turnover in respect of the work, works, goods or services which are of a similar type to the subject matter of the contract.
As detailed within Pre-Qualification Questionnaire issued in conjunction with this Contract Notice.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed within Pre-Qualification Questionnaire issued in conjunction with this Contract Notice.

Criteria regarding the economic and financial standing of subcontractors (that may lead to their rejection)

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed within Pre-Qualification Questionnaire issued in conjunction with this Contract Notice.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed within Pre-Qualification Questionnaire issued in conjunction with this Contract Notice.

III.2.3)Technical and/or professional capacity

Criteria regarding the technical and/or professional ability of economic operators (that may lead to their exclusion)

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(a) In the case of a supply contract requiring the siting or installation of goods, a services contract or a works contract, the economic operator’s technical ability, taking into account in particular that economic operator’s skills, efficiency, experience and reliability;
(c) A statement of the principal goods sold or services provided by the supplier or the services provider in the past 5 years, or during a shorter period if necessary, and: (i) The dates on which the goods were sold or the services provided; (ii) The consideration received; (iii) The identity of the person to whom the goods were sold or the service were provided; (iv) Any certificate issued or countersigned by that person confirming the details of the contract for those goods sold or services provided; and (v) Where – (a) That person was not a contracting authority, and (b) The certificate referred to in sub-paragraph (c)(iv) is not available, any declaration by the economic operator attesting the details of the goods sold or services provided;
(d) A statement of the technicians or technical services available to the economic operator to: (i) Carry out the work under the contract, or (ii) Be involved in the production of goods or the provision of services under the contract, particularly those responsible for quality control, whether or not they are independent of the economic operator;
(e) A statement of the economic operator’s: (i) Technical facilities; (ii) Measures for ensuring quality; (iii) Study and research facilities; and (iv) Internal rules regarding intellectual property;
(j) A description of the tools, material, technical equipment, staff numbers, know-how and sources of supply (with an indication of their geographical location when it is outside the territory of the EU) available to the economic operator to perform the contract, cope with any additional needs required by the contracting authority as a result of a crisis or carry out the maintenance, modernisation or adaptation of the goods covered by the contract;
(l) Certification by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognised competence, attesting that the goods to be purchased or hired under the contract conform to standards and technical specifications (within the meaning of regulation 12(1)) identified by the contracting authority;
(n) A certificate: (i) Attesting conformity to quality management systems standards based on the relevant European standard; and (ii) From an independent accredited body established in any member State conforming to the European standards concerning accreditation and certification.
As detailed within Pre-Qualification Questionnaire issued in conjunction with this Contract Notice.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required
As detailed within Pre-Qualification Questionnaire issued in conjunction with this Contract Notice.

Criteria regarding the technical and/or professional ability of subcontractors (that may lead to their rejection)

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed within Pre-Qualification Questionnaire issued in conjunction with this Contract Notice.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required
As detailed within Pre-Qualification Questionnaire issued in conjunction with this Contract Notice.

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

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 4 and maximum number 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As detailed within the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire issued in conjunction with this Contract Notice.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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 has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

C17CSAE/0021

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 245-445958 of 18.12.2015

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

3.5.2016 – 14:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

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:

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. Suppliers interested in working with the Ministry of Defence should register on the MOD Supplier Information Database (SID) Register, available at www.contracts.mod.uk The MOD SID is a database of active and potential suppliers available to all MOD and UK Defence procurement personnel, and is the main supplier database of MOD Procurement organisations. Please note the registration and publication of a company profile on the MOD SID does not mean or imply that the supplier has in any way been vetted or approved by the MOD. Suppliers wishing to compete for advertised MOD contracts must respond to any specific call for competition by submitting a separate expression of interest in accordance with the instructions of the purchasing organisation.

From 2.4.2014, the Government is introducing its new Government Security Classifications Policy (GSC) to replace the current Government Protective Marking Scheme. A key aspect of this is the reduction in the number of security classifications used. All suppliers to the Department are encouraged to make themselves aware of the changes as it may impact on this Requirement. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the new GSC.

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

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.

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

Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.

The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on http://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 your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: 6786889SVC.
Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.
The deadline for submitting your response(s) is detailed within this contract notice, you will also have visibility of the deadline date, once you have added the Access code via DCO as the opening and closing date is visible within the opportunity.
Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this opportunity prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.

If you experience any difficulties please refer to the online Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) or the User Guides or contact the MOD DCO help desk by emailing support@contracts.mod.uk or Telephone. 0800 282 324.

GO Reference: GO-201641-DCB-8005290.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Ministry of Defence, Air Support, C17 Command Support and Airborne Equipment Project Team (CSAE PT)
Walnut 2C, #1232, MOD Abbey Wood
BS34 8JH Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: DESC17CSAE-SCO@mod.uk
Telephone: +44 3067982010

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Ministry of Defence, Air Support, C17 Command Support and Airborne Equipment Project Team (CSAE PT)
Walnut 2C, #1232, MOD Abbey Wood
BS34 8JH Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: DESC17CSAE-SCO@mod.uk
Telephone: +44 367982010

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

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

Ministry of Defence, Air Support, C17 Command Support and Airborne Equipment Project Team (CSAE PT)
Walnut 2C, #1232,, MOD Abbey Wood
BS34 8JH Bristol,
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: DESC17CSAE-SCO@mod.uk
Telephone: +44 367982010

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

1.4.2016

 

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