Supply Ceremonial Ammunition to Ministry of Defence

Supply Ceremonial Ammunition to Ministry of Defence

At this stage, the following items have been identified, are for information only and are subject to change:
— cartridge blank 105MM FD 6OZ GP L48A1 – Build to print.

United Kingdom-Bristol: Weapons, ammunition and associated parts

2018/S 104-238487

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

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

Ministry of Defence, Weapons, Defence General Munitions (DGM) Project Team
#4115, Fir 1c, ABW
BS34 8JH Bristol
United Kingdom
E-mail: DESWpnsDGM-ComrclMultiuser@mod.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority/entity: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/defence-equipment-and-support

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

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

DGM/1898 Ceremonial Ammunition

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

Supplies
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: South West (England)

NUTS code UKK

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):

Weapons, ammunition and associated parts. The authority has a potential requirement for the manufacture and supply of a range of ceremonial saluting natures for use in the 105mm FD L118, 13 Pounder and 3 Pounder ceremonial saluting guns.
At this stage, the following items have been identified, are for information only and are subject to change:
— cartridge blank 105MM FD 6OZ GP L48A1 – Build to print,
— cartridge blank 3 PR,
— cartridge blank 13 PR 2oz,
— cartridge blank 13 PR 4oz,
— cartridge blank 13 PR 8oz,
— cartridge blank 13 PR 1lb.
It is the initial intention of the authority, where practicable and available, to supply Government Furnished Equipment (GFE) for the 105MM FD 6OZ GP L48A1 blank and a data pack for the manufacture and supply of this item.
For all the other natures, the authority no longer retains the GFE. Therefore, an appropriate solution is requested.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35300000

II.1.7)Information about subcontracting

II.1.8)Lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 000 000 and 6 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: 3 years contract with options for a further 2 years.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
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:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
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:
III.1.5)Information about security clearance:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical and/or professional capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information

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

DGM/1898
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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

25.6.2018 – 10:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

2.7.2018

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
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

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. 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 Gov.uk website provides information on the Government Security Classification.

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

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.

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Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.
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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.

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GO Reference: GO-2018531-DCB-12526827.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Ministry of Defence, Weapons, Defence General Munitions (DGM) Project Team
Abbey Wood
BS34 8JH Bristol
United Kingdom

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Ministry of Defence, Weapons, Defence General Munitions (DGM) Project Team
Bristol
United Kingdom

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:

31.5.2018

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