Data collection and collation services tender
The Authority has a requirement for a data generation support contract to provide a realistic data rich environment into collective training.
UK-Andover: data collection and collation services
Section I: Contracting authority/entity
Commands and Centre, DE&S
Army Headquarters, Commercial Branch (Procurement 2), Ramilies Building (IDL 437)
For the attention of: Anne Barker
SP11 8HJ Andover
Telephone: +44 1264381962
Fax: +44 1264381218
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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 20: Training and simulation services in the fields of defence and security
NUTS code UKK1
The support activities will include the delivery of:
a. Tactical Intelligence Ground Reporting (TiGR) Records to support Collective Training (CT).
b. Intelligence reports to support Collective Training (CT).
c. Intelligence Processing Application (IPA) population.
d. Measures of Effect (MoE) that capture the benefit of the information environment to the training audience and informs recommendations to improve LSC business practice.
e. A draft Statement of Requirement (SOR) to inform a future competition for external support to maintain LSC delivery into the contemporary training environment.
f. The delivery of the tactical ground and intelligence reporting message feeds into the execution phase of Collective Training events.
g. Training scenario generation based on either the Decisive Action Training Environment (DATE) or UK Common Scenario (COESCEN).
All work involving SECRET data and TiGR data of any protective marking must be carried out at the Land Scenario Centre (LSC), Imber Road, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 0DJ. The LSC facilities will be available from 8:00 hours through to 18:30 hours, five days per week, Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays and emergencies.
All Contracted personnel shall be required to hold or undergo UK Secret security clearance (SC). The Contractor must also hold or be willing to undergo Facility Security Clearance (FSC). A Third Party Access Agreement (TPAA) to cover the use of TiGR is desirable but not essential.
The estimated Contract duration is 1.4.2013 to 31.12.2014.
Companies wishing to express an interest in the requirement should do so preferably by email to DES-Comrcl-CC-ArmyHQ-Proc2b-D@mod.uk alternatively by fax to +44 1264381218, or to the mailing address provided.
Range: between 675 000 and 836 000 GBP
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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 (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 (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.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary 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, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. 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-2012116-DCB-4368053.
Commands & Centre, DE&S
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:6.11.2012