Supply Body Armour to Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Provision of Overt Body Armour.
United Kingdom-London: Garments for anti-ballistic protection
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
King Charles Street
For the attention of: Gillead Eddie
SW1A 2AH London
Telephone: +44 2070082496
General address of the contracting authority: www.gov.uk/fco
Electronic access to information: https://fco.bravosolution.co.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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Hanslope Park, Milton Keynes.
NUTS code UK
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.3)Information about renewals
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
How to express interest in this capability assessment:
1. Register your company on the e-Sourcing portal (this is only required once):
— Browse to the e-Sourcing portal:https://fco.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to ‘Register’,
— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘Continue’,
— Enter your correct business and user details,
— Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete,
— You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Express an interest in the capability assessment:
— Login to the portal with the username/password,
— Click the Tenderss/ITTs ‘Open to All Suppliers’ link. Click on the relevant tender to access the content,
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button in the (Actions) box on the left hand side of the page,
— This will move the tender into your ‘My Tenders’ page (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only),
— You can now access any attachments by clicking the ‘Settings and Buyer Attachments’ in the (Actions) box.
3. Responding to the Tender:
— You can choose to ‘Reply or Reject’ (please give a reason, if rejecting),
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek clarification,
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the tender,
— There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available),
— You must then publish your reply using the publish button in the (Actions) box on the left hand side of the page.
If you require any further assistance, please consult the online help or contact the eTendering help desk.
Potential providers should answer all questions as accurately and concisely as possible in the same order as the questions are presented. Where a question is not relevant to the potential provider’s organisation, this should be indicated with an explanation. Where attachments are requested to be submitted within the electronic tender, these shall be submitted in a PDF format (Adobe or similar).
Bids not submitted via the FCO’s e-Procurement portal will not be considered. For any assistance, please contact the Bravosolution e-Tendering help desk:
Phone: +44 8003684850; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
See tender documentation.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 3 years.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: