Supply of Ballistic Shields to South West Police

Supply of Ballistic Shields to South West Police

Forces require Ballistic Shields to be carried on Armed Response Vehicles in order to meet the risks identified within both National and Local threat level assessments.

United Kingdom-Exeter: Police equipment

2017/S 088-171524

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

South West Police Procurement Department (SWPPD)
N/A
Middlemoor
Exeter
EX2 7HQ
United Kingdom
Contact person: David Wilson
Telephone: +44 01392225657
E-mail: david.wilson@devonandcornwall.pnn.police.uk
NUTS code: UK

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=20017&B=BLUELIGHT
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=20017&B=BLUELIGHT
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Public order and safety

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Supply of Ballistic Shields.

Reference number: 186F

II.1.2)Main CPV code

35200000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

Forces require Ballistic Shields to be carried on Armed Response Vehicles in order to meet the risks identified within both National and Local threat level assessments via respective Strategic Threat and Risk Assessment’s (STRA’s).

In addition to their personal ballistic armour (a separate requirement) officers may make use of portable ballistic shields.

Accordingly, Forces require scalable protection, up to and including various combinations of BPL ‘Ballistic Protection Level’ in the form of half and full shields in a modular option.

This opportunity is a National Framework open to all Police Forces in the U.K including British Transport Police and Civil Nuclear Constabulary. This will be a single supplier framework.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 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)

35200000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Forces require Ballistic Shields to be carried on Armed Response Vehicles in order to meet the risks identified within both National and Local threat level assessments via respective Strategic Threat and Risk Assessment’s (STRA’s).

The role of Policing is to detect and prevent harm to the public and in order to do this, Police Forces deploy both general and specialist armed officers to combat threats. In conducting these roles, officers may be required to face armed assailants and thus require protection from ballistic threats such as crossbows, small arms, rifles, automatic rifles and shotguns. In addition to their personal ballistic armour (a separate requirement) officers may make use of portable ballistic shields.

Accordingly, Forces require scalable protection, up to and including various combinations of BPL ‘Ballistic Protection Level’ in the form of half and full shields in a modular option.

This opportunity is a National Framework open to all Police Forces in the U.K including British Transport Police and Civil Nuclear Constabulary. This will be a single supplier framework.

This opportunity is being run under accelerated open procedure due to current STRA. Please download the attached documents and review fully. The ITT provides all the information about the framework and the company questionnaire’s to complete. The ‘Conemp’ Excel document contains all the technical data, user requirements and price.

Bidders should follow the guidance within the ITT and the Guide tab of the Conemp.

It should be noted that although it looks complex, the sections for bidders to complete are clearly marked and straight forward.

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: 1 500 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

1 extension of 12 months.

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.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
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

Open procedure
Accelerated procedure
Justification:

This opportunity is being run under accelerated open procedure due to current Strategic Threat and Risk Assessment.

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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: yes
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: 17/05/2017
Local time: 17:00
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

Duration in months: 2 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 17/05/2017
Local time: 17:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Individual Forces will enter Supply Agreements under this Framework and will be responsible for their own ordering and payment.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court of England and Wales
London
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:

04/05/2017

 

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