Procurement of Military Working Dogs

Procurement of Military Working Dogs

Military working dogs delivery team are looking for interested parties to supply military working dogs with a requirement for canine protection and detection.

United Kingdom-Bristol: Livestock

2020/S 072-173695

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

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

Official name: Ministry of Defence, Land Equipment, Special Projects SCM (SPSCM)
Town: Bristol
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: DESLESTSP-SPCME-TENDERS@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3067988090

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority/entity: www.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

I.3)Main activity

Defence

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities

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:

Procurement of Military Working Dogs

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 3: Defence services, military defence services and civil defence services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UNITED KINGDOM.

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information on framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

Livestock. PQQ Access Code: NTV9J9643N
Dog training services — military working dogs delivery team are looking for interested parties to supply military working dogs with a requirement for canine protection and detection and also military working dogs to provide a specialist search capability.
The authority is considering placing an 18 month enabling contract (with options for a further 3 years).
The welfare of the dogs must meet the five dog welfare needs listed in the Animal Welfare Act 2006 and detailed in the DEFRA Code of Practice for the welfare of Dogs 2018.

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2006/45/contents

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/code-of-practice-for-the-welfare-of-dogs

The dog(s) shall be available within eight weeks and thirty weeks respectively from the point of tasking.
The dogs shall be trained to an initial capability and pass an authority veterinary and capability assessment prior to acceptance. Full details shall be included at the Invitation To Tender (ITT) stage.
This requirement is subject to approval.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03322000

II.1.7)Information about subcontracting

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The authority is considering placing an 18 month enabling contract (with options for a further 3 years).

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The authority is considering placing an 18 month enabling contract (with options for a further 3 years).
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

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: 18 (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 to which the performance of the contract is subject, in particular with regard to security of supply and security of information:
III.1.5)Information about security clearance:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical and/or professional 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

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:
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 has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

700029324

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 30.4.2020

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

7.5.2020 – 23:55
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.

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 authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a Security Aspects Letter), the authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the Government Security Classification.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications

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-202048-DCB-16327732

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Official name: Ministry of Defence, Land Equipment, Special Projects SCM (SPSCM)
Town: Bristol
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: DESLESTSP-SPCME-TENDERS@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3067988090

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Ministry of Defence, Land Equipment, Special Projects SCM (SPSCM)
Town: Bristol
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: DESLESTSP-SPCME-TENDERS@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3067988090

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

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

Official name: Ministry of Defence, Land Equipment, Special Projects SCM (SPSCM)
Town: Bristol
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: DESLESTSP-SPCME-TENDERS@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3067988090

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

8.4.2020