Armoured Vehicle Spares Provisioning

Armoured Vehicle Spares Provisioning

A 5 year enabling contract (with the option to extend for 2 years) for an in-service spares support capability for a range of armoured vehicles; to include the provisioning, procurement, storage and distribution of spares in accordance with JSP 886.

UK-Bristol: Parts of military vehicles

2013/S 049-080014

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Combat Tracks Group Systems Team, DE&S
Systems Team, Spruce 1a, Mailpoint 1122, DE&S Abbey Wood
Contact point(s): STR Commercial Manager
For the attention of: Graham Bailey
BS34 8JH Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3067971067
E-mail: graham.bailey143@mod.uk
Fax: +44 1179319575

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

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:

Armoured Vehicle Spares Provisioning.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
NUTS code UKK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator
Justification for a framework agreement, the duration of which exceeds four years: Allowable under DSPCR.
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 20 000 000 and 100 000 000 GBP

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

Parts of military vehicles. A 5 year enabling contract (with the option to extend for 2 years) for an in-service spares support capability for a range of armoured vehicles; to include the provisioning, procurement, storage and distribution of spares in accordance with JSP 886. The service should also provide a capability for repair of LRU’s associated with these platforms. A pre qualification questionnaire may be sent to companies who express an interest in this requirement. In this event, objective criteria for selecting the limited number of Tenderers will be published in the documentation issued.
Companies are only to submit their Expression of Interest on headed paper at this stage.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35420000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: There is a possibility of a further 2 option years.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
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:
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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As stated in Tender documents.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, 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 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) 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. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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 2: and maximum number 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As stated in Tender documents.
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 will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

CBTSYST/00010
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

18.4.2013 – 12:00
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.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
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

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.

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-201336-DCB-4634793

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Combat Tracks Group Systems Team, DE&S
Systems Team, Spruce 1a, Mailpoint 1122, DE&S Abbey Wood
BS34 8JH Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: graham.bailey143@mod.uk
Telephone: +44 3067971067
Fax: +44 1179319575

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Combat Tracks Group Systems Team, DE&S
Systems Team, Spruce 1a, Mailpoint 1122, DE&S Abbey Wood
BS34 8JH Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: graham.bailey143@mod.uk
Telephone: +44 3067971067

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Combat Tracks Group Systems Team, DE&S
Systems Team, Spruce 1a, Mailpoint 1122, DE&S Abbey Wood
BS34 8JH Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: graham.bailey143@mod.uk
Telephone: +44 3067971067
Fax: +44 1179319575

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

6.3.2013