Supply of Cadet Target Rifle Spares to Ministry of Defence

Supply of Cadet Target Rifle Spares to Ministry of Defence

Babcock DSG Limited which is acting as the agent for the UK Ministry of Defence has a requirement for the supply of spares and associated items for the cadet target rifle.

United Kingdom-Telford: Parts of light firearms

2019/S 039-089102

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

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

Ministry of Defence, DSG, Defence Support Group (DSG)
Babcock DSG Ltd, Building B15, MOD Donnington
For the attention of: MRS J GARDNER
TF2 8JT Telford
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1952967336
E-mail: julie.gardner@babcockinternational.com

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority/entity: https://www.babcockinternational.com

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:

IRM18/5894 Supply of Cadet Target Rifle Spares and Associated Items

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

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Telford and Wrekin.

NUTS code UKG21

II.1.3)Information on framework agreement

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 5
Justification for a framework agreement, the duration of which exceeds seven years:

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 347 868 and 869 716 GBP

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

Parts of light firearms. Babcock DSG Limited which is acting as the agent for the UK Ministry of Defence has a requirement for the supply of spares and associated items for the cadet target rifle.
Expressions of interest are invited from suitably qualified companies with experience in the supply of cadet target rifle spares or products of a similar nature.
The supply of the deliverables will be carried out in strict accordance of the drawings/specifications provided. Drawings will be provided with the Invitation to Tender.
The decision to let a single framework contract will be dependent on the response from industry.
Expressions of Interest to participate in this requirement are to be submitted via DCO by completing the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ). The PQQ shall be assessed on the DCO using the scoring/selection criteria given within the PQQ and with each question.
Potential suppliers will be expected to provide evidence of having supplied and/or manufactured articles of a similar engineering nature as part of their PQQ response.
It is the intention to invite to tender up to 5–10 economic operators. Only those suppliers who provide all mandatory information and are not subject to a mandatory exclusion will be invited to tender.
The Contract/s will be awarded based on the lowest compliant bid, in terms of price.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35341000

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:

The requirement is for the supply of components for the cadet target rifle 7,62 mm single shot bolt.
The initial competition shall be conducted on a list of items representative of the range of items in scope of this requirement. Potential operators shall be provided with NATO Stock Numbers and the relevant drawings. Potential providers shall be required to source items as the authority reserves the right to add similar items to the Contract during its lifetime.
Any resulting Contract shall contain a set of Key Performance Indicators to measure performance in areas such as delivery and quality, and shall include remedies for poor performance.
In accordance with the Government’s transparency agenda, the Authority shall publish the tender and Contract documents online. Further guidance shall be provided with the ITT.
No business whatsoever is guaranteed under any resulting framework agreement or contract indeed there is no guarantee that any framework agreement or contract will be put in place in relation to this notice. No compensation, etc. will be paid if a tender or resulting framework agreement is withdrawn for any reason. Potential providers should take part in this process only on the basis that they fully understand and accept this position.

The Cyber Security Code is RAR-C2HB6EGN and the cyber risk is low. All potential operators who are invited to tender must complete the Supplier Assurance Questionnaire (SAQ) via the Supplier Cyber Protection Service (Octavian) https://supplier-cyber-protection.service.gov.uk/ to demonstrate their compliance with the required cyber risk level. This is a self-assurance process and no validation of the SAQ return is required.

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 347 686 and 869 716 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: This is a 5-year Contract with firm prices for 2 years with the option to take up the remaining 3 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:

Details as described in DPQQ.

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

Details as described in DPQQ.

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

Details as described in DPQQ.

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:

Details as described in DPQQ.
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

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: Details as described in DPQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Details as described in DPQQ.

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: Details as described in DPQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Details as described in DPQQ.

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:
Details as described in DPQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required
Details as described in DPQQ.

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:
Details as described in DPQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required
Details as described in DPQQ.

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 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: To achieve competition and best value for Defence.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

Lowest price

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:

IRM18/5894

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

no

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

Payable documents: no

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

22.3.2019 – 15:00
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 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 GO Reference: GO-2019220-DCB-14135228

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Ministry of Defence, DSG, Defence Support Group (DSG)
Telford
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:

20.2.2019

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