Engines and engine parts for military aerospace equipment

Engines and engine parts for military aerospace equipment

Procurement of QTY 2x second-hand honeywell ALF502R-5 102A engines for BAe 146 aircraft.

UK-Bristol: engines and engine parts for military aerospace equipment

2012/S 217-357814

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

C-17 and Command support, DE&S
Walnut 2c, Mailpoint 1232, MOD Abbey Woord
Contact point(s): C17 & CS PT commercial team
For the attention of: Alister Jones
BS34 8JH Bristol
Telephone: +44 3067982010
E-mail: DESC17-CS-CM1a@mod.uk
Fax: +44 1179134979

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

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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Procurement of QTY 2x second-hand honeywell ALF502R-5 102A engines for BAe 146 aircraft.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance


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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Engines and engine parts for military aerospace equipment. The Procurement of Qty 2x Second-Hand Honeywell ALF502R-5 102A or 103A Engines for BAe 146 Aircraft.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

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:

The Authority wishes to purchase qty x2 ALF502R-5 102A Engines (Part No. 2-003-040-017) or ALF502R-5 103A (Part No. 2-003-040-018) Engines.
The engines must:
1. Have a minimum of 2500 cycles remaining until the next Hot Section Inspection (HSI)
2. Have all Category 1 Service Bulletins embodied
3. Be available for delivery no later than the 4th April 2013.
Part of the acceptance criteria for any engine chosen will be a full off-wing Performance Test to verify the engine’s performance against its logbook and any other documented description.
Expressions of interest are requested from potential suppliers who can confirm that any engine offered will meet the minimum requirements listed above.
Please note that failure to provide the requested evidence will render your expression of interest non-compliant.
A compliant expression of interest will trigger an Invitation to Tender to be sent.
There is no deadline by which expressions of interest must be received, however completed Tenders must be returned to the Authority by 10am on Tuesday 8th January 2013. Therefore an early expression of interest is recommended as it will allow potential suppliers more time to complete and submit Tenders.
Potential suppliers are required to register their expression of interest and supply the requested evidence with their expression of interest to:
Alister Jones, Commercial Officer,
C17 & CS project Team.
Walnut 2c,
MOD, Abbey Wood.
BS34 8JH.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 378 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 3 (from the award of the contract)

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
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
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

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
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 below

Technical Evaluation. Weighting 70

Financial Evaluation. Weighting 30

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:

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

8.1.2013 – 10:00
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

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

until: 4.4.2013
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 8.1.2013 – 10:00

MOD Abbey Wood.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: MOD Tender Board with independant Tender Board Secretary and two independant Board Members.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
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

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-4367913.

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

C-17 & Command Support, DE&S
Wanut 2c, Mailpoint 1232, MOD Abbey Wood
BS34 8JH Bristol
E-mail: DESC17-CS-CM1a@mod.uk
Telephone: +44 3067982010
Fax: +44 1179134979

Body responsible for mediation procedures

C-17 & Command Support, DE&S

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Any appeals must be made in writing to the office by no later than 3.4.2013.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

C-17 & Command Support, DE&S

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: