Translation of French Army Documents

Translation of French Army Documents

To conduct a translation of 10 (Ten) French Army Tactical Doctrine Publications from French language into English language. In total the word count for all the documents add upto > 300,000, < 310,000 words, ancillary diagrams and schematics.

HQLF4b-01 – French Army Tactical Doctrine (TD) Translation- Land Warfare Centre

Reference number: HQLF4b-01

Deadline date:14/05/2012

This deadline is for… Deadline for Expression of Interest

Contract value:£10,000,000 – £20,000,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and North Somerset Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area,

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Commands and Centre, DE&S

 

Description of the contract

To conduct a translation of 10 (Ten) French Army Tactical Doctrine Publications from French language into English language. In total the word count for all the documents add upto > 300,000, < 310,000 words, ancillary diagrams and schematics. The translation process will not infringe any copyright regulations. Technical Requirement/Specification The finished translation needs to be presented in the same format as the original French Tactical Doctrines: a. The same folder format. b. Page Numbering, Annexes and Appendices. c. Graphics (Including Diagrams, Schematics and Photographs). d. Highlighting any amendments to the TD. Security The Contractor needs to show the Authority that the documents, once in their custody are treated with the appropriate security caveats for documents at Restricted level. Once the translation has been undertaken: a. The French TD documents are to be returned to the Authority along with all other ancillary written documents associated with the translation. b. All the electronic documents are to be deleted from the Contractors computer systems. Envisaged number of Tenders between 5-7.

 

Documents

 

Classification of the contract

79530000 Translation services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – 27

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 04/06/2012 – 31/07/2012

 

Who to contact

Contact name Proc 4 Commercial

Organisation name Commands & Centre, DE&S

Address Commercial Branch, Steele’s Road, Aldershot, GU11 2DP

Telephone 01252355054

Extension number:

Fax 01252 340403

Web address

 

How to apply

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.

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