Supply Helicopter Under-Slung Load Equipment

Supply Helicopter Under-Slung Load Equipment

Provision of Helicopter Under-Slung Load Equipment (HUSLE) Spares.

United Kingdom-Yeovil: Helicopters

2015/S 044-076155

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

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

Ministry of Defence, Helicopters
Building 100 Centenary House, AgustaWestland Box 146, Lysander Road
Contact point(s): Hels South Commercial
For the attention of: Susan Fox, Gill Savage
BA20 2YB Yeovil
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1935-705181/705397
E-mail: deshels-comrcl-catproc-5@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: yes

MOD
Building 100 Centenary House, AgustaWestland Box 146, Lysander Road
BA20 2YB Yeovil
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Helicopter Under-Slung Load Equipment (HUSLE).

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

Supplies
Purchase

NUTS code UKJ14

II.1.3)Information on framework agreement

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

Helicopters. Parts for helicopters. Provision of Helicopter Under-Slung Load Equipment (HUSLE) Spares.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34711500, 34731700

II.1.7)Information about subcontracting

The tenderer has to indicate in the tender any share of the contract it may intend to subcontract to third parties and any proposed subcontractor, as well as the subject-matter of the subcontracts for which they are proposed
II.1.8)Lots

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:

Over 100 separate items are listed as the HUSLE requirement. The part number is the identification, and contractor must undertake to supply compliant parts, accredited to Airworthiness standards. A single supplier may be appointed, but the Authority reserves the right to appoint more than one contract with more than 1 supplier.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (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:
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

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 (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 (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.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

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:
(b) a list of works carried out over the past five years together with (unless the contracting authority specifies that the following certificate should be submitted direct to the contracting authority by the person certifying) certificates of satisfactory completion for the most important of those works indicating in each case: (i) the value of the consideration received; (ii) when and where the work or works were carried out; and (iii) specifying whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade or profession and properly completed;
(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.
Contractors must be able to show that the goods comply with the Certificate of Design.
A change of source of the goods must be notified to MoD and a revalidation of the certification may be required.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required
RA 1005 Competent Organisations and Responsibilities.
RA 5001 Certificate and Release of Material.
RA 5105 Requalification and Production Testing.
Supplying organisations must be DAOS approved.

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

Envisaged minimum number 5 and maximum number 7
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Technical capability, access to Intellectual Property, capacity to manufacture to MAA regulations.
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 below

1. Technical Capability. Weighting 40

2. Access to Design Specifications including drawings etc.. Weighting 30

3. Compliance to MAA Regulations governing manufacture. Weighting 30

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:

HELSS/0008

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

no
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

30.3.2015 – 12:00
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, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. 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

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GO Reference: GO-2015227-DCB-6401646.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Ministry of Defence, Helicopters
Building 100 Centenary House, AgustaWestland Box 146, Lysander Road
BA20 2YB Yeovil
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: deshels-comrcl-catproc-5@mod.uk
Telephone: +44 1935705181

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:

27.2.2015

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