Supply of Targets for Shooting Practice

Supply of Targets for Shooting Practice

The Authority is considering establishing a Framework Agreement (FA) for the Supply of Aluminium Targets used by the British Army.

United Kingdom-Telford: Targets for shooting practice

2016/S 161-291583

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

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

Babcock DSG Limited
Mod Donnington, Building B15
For the attention of: Andy Johnson
TF2 8JT Telford
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1952673835
E-mail: andrew.johnson1@babcockinternational.com
Fax: +44 1952673864

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority/entity: 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:

LSBU10/1207 — The Supply of Aluminium Targets.

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 months: 84

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

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 869 716 and 4 500 000 GBP

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

Targets for shooting practice. The Supply of Aluminium Targets — The Authority is considering establishing a Framework Agreement (FA) for the Supply of Aluminium Targets used by the British Army. The duration of the FA shall be firm for 4 years with the option of 3 1-year extensions.
The Authority is seeking a single supplier to provide all items, Tenderer’s shall be provided with drawings and specifications and shall be required to manufacture/source and price the items in scope for the requirement. Copies of drawings and the specifications are available under the supporting documentation tab of the PQQ and shall also be provided with the Invitation to Tender.
The Authority reserves the right to add items of a similar nature 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.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35210000

II.1.7)Information about subcontracting

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

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:

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. Bidders should take part in this process only on the basis that they fully understand and accept this position.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 869 716 and 4 500 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The duration of the FA shall be firm for 4 years with the option to extend by up to a further 3 years.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Duration in months: 84 (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:

The requirement as stated in the DPQQ shall prevail.

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

The requirement as stated in the DPQQ shall prevail.

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

The requirement as stated in the DPQQ shall prevail.

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:

Electronic Trading:
Potential suppliers must note that the use of the Babcock DSG electronic ordering and payment system is a mandatory requirement for this contract. Unconditional acceptance of all references to the Babcock DSG electronic ordering and payment system is required.
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 of the European Parliament and of the Council (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 of the European Parliament and of the Council (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: The requirement as stated in the DPQQ shall prevail.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: The requirement as stated in the DPQQ shall prevail.

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: The requirement as stated in the DPQQ shall prevail.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: The requirement as stated in the DPQQ shall prevail.

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:
The requirement as stated in the DPQQ shall prevail.

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: The Authority shall use the PQQ response to create a short list of tenderers.
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 in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction has been used: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: Yes. A Reverse Auction, conducted using electronic means, may be used as part of the procurement process for this requirement. Specific relevant information on Reverse Auction usage will be given in the Invitation to Tender.
IV.3)Administrative information

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

LSBU10/1207

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

9.9.2016 – 16:00
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. 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 andwww.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

You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.
Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: 9VV2UQS9WU.
Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.
The deadline for submitting your response(s) is detailed within this contract notice, you will also have visibility of the deadline date, once you have added the Access code via DCO as the opening and closing date is visible within the opportunity.
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.

If you experience any difficulties please refer to the online Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) or the User Guides or contact the MOD DCO help desk by emailing: support@contracts.mod.uk or Telephone. 0800 282 324.

GO Reference: GO-2016818-DCB-8651071.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Babcock DSG Limited
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:

18.8.2016

 

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