Tender for Virtual Reality In-Land Training

Tender for Virtual Reality In-Land Training

The Army intends to conduct a Virtual Reality in Land training pilot to identify the opportunities the technology offers the Future Collective Training System. 

United Kingdom-Hampshire: Technical testing, analysis and consultancy services

2018/S 190-429785

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Ministry of Defence, C&C, C&C
D Res, Zone 8, 2nd Floor, Ramillies Building, Marlborough Lines, Monxton Road
Andover, Hampshire
SP11 8HJ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Claire Howard
Telephone: +44 1264381945
E-mail: claire.howard864@mod.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKJ36
Internet address(es):Main address: https://gov.uk/
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.contracts.mod.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Defence

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Virtual Reality In-Land Training

Reference number: ArmyHQ2/00367

II.1.2)Main CPV code

71600000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Army intends to conduct a Virtual Reality in Land training (VRLT) pilot to identify the opportunities the technology offers the Future Collective Training System (FCTS). Please see Annex A to Schedule 2 of SC2 for more information.

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: 68RNCB259B.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 550 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ36
Main site or place of performance:

Central Hampshire

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of Virtual Reality In-Land Training — The Army intends to conduct a Virtual Reality in Land training (VRLT) pilot to identify the opportunities the technology offers the Future Collective Training System (FCTS). Please see Annex A to Schedule 2 of the SC2.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 550 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 03/12/2018
End: 31/03/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Without prejudice to any other condition of the Contract at the end of the duration of the Contract the Authority shall have the option to extend the Contract for up to a further three-month period (to be undertaken on a month by month basis, or not, as necessary), or part thereof. The option to extend the contract will be exercised by no later than three weeks before contract expiry. After the expiry of the below periods, no new options relating to this contract will be issued. The option periods available are as follows:

— Option period 1: 1.4.2019 to 30.4.2019,

— Option period 2: 1.5.2019 to 31.5.2019,

— Option period 3: 1.6.2019 to 30.6.2019.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Please see Annex D to the DEFFORM 47 (Technical requirements of Response)

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Please see Annex A to Schedule 2 of the SC2 Conditions

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 02/11/2018
Local time: 09:30
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Tender must be valid until: 28/02/2019

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 02/11/2018
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Army Headquarters, Ramillies Building, Marlborough Lines, Monxton Road, Andover, Hants, SP11 8HJ

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Please see the DEFFORM 47 for information.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

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.

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: 68RNCB259B.

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 Helpdesk by emailing support@contracts.mod.uk or Telephone 0800 282 324.

GO Reference: GO-2018928-DCB-13278643

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Ministry of Defence, C&C, C&C
D Res, Zone 8, 2nd Floor, Ramillies Building, Marlborough Lines, Monxton Road
Andover, Hampshire
SP11 8HJ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1264381945
E-mail: claire.howard864@mod.gov.ukInternet address: https://gov.uk/

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Ministry of Defence, C&C, C&C
D Res, Zone 8, 2nd Floor, Ramillies Building, Marlborough Lines, Monxton Road
Andover, Hampshire
SP11 8HJ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1264381945
E-mail: claire.howard864@mod.gov.ukInternet address: https://gov.uk/
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

28/09/2018

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