TETRA Air to Ground Radio Support and Maintenance
The service provider shall provide the services to support the TETRA Air to Ground Communications System to include Cobham Control Heads and Thales Vector radios.
United Kingdom-London: Maintenance services of telecommunications equipment
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
The Secretary of State for Home Department
2 Marsham Street, First floor, Fry Building
SW1P 4DF London
General address of the contracting authority: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office
Address of the buyer profile: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.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
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UK.
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The service provider shall provide the services to support the TETRA Air to Ground Communications System (TCS) to include Cobham Control Heads and Thales Vector radios.
The Contracting Authority invites expressions of interest for the provision of a range of maintenance services as described in the Invitation to Tender (ITT). Details as to how to receive the ITT are contained within Section VI.3)
The combined value of the services required is estimated to be between 1 500 000 GBP and 3 000 000 GBP including contract extensions and depending on the extent of take-up of maintenance and optional services (exclusive of VAT).
Details of current expenditure or potential future uptake are given in good faith as a guide to past purchasing and current planning to assist Bidders with the submission of their Tenders. The Authority does not intend that these should be interpreted as an undertaking to purchase any goods or services to any particular value and it will not be a guarantee that forms part of the Draft Contract.
The information in the ITT provides further details of the scope of the services to be procured and the procurement process to be followed.
Information of how to express an interest in this procurement can be found in Section VI.3) (Additional Information).
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 500 000 and 3 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: A unilateral option of the Authority to extend the duration of the contract, as set out in Section II.3)
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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
Description of particular conditions: The Authority’s particular requirements are set out in the Invitation to Tender documentation.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
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
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The Contracting Authority expressly reserves the rights:
(i) Not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice;
(ii) To make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition; and
(iii) Award (a) contract (s) in respect of any part (s) of the services covered by this notice; and
(iv) Award contract (s) in stages.
In no circumstances will the Contracting Authority or the National Police Air Service (the legal entity of which is the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire and the operation of which is delivered by the Chief Constable of West Yorkshire), Police Scotland, Humberside Police and Dyfed Powys Police be liable for any costs incurred by candidates.
Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org to express an interest and request the ITT.
You will be requested to complete a Contract Letting Process Agreement (CLPA) and to confirm you are registered on the eSourcing Portal.
If the primary contact and/or organisation is not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at:https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/sso/jsp/login.jsp by following the link ‘Register for CCS eSourcing’. Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering and who will be entering into a contract, if invited to do so. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at: http://ccs.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/i-am-supplier/respond-tender
Please contact +44 3450103503 with any queries on registration or help with the e-Sourcing System and utilise the following guidance:https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/esourcing-tool-guidance-for-suppliers
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
The Secretary of State for the Home Department, Crime and Policing Group
2 Marsham Street, First Floor, Fry Building
SW1P 4DF London
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: