Supply of Cradle – Cannon Nato Stock Number 1015999642650

Supply of Cradle – Cannon Nato Stock Number 1015999642650

Weapons, ammunition and associated parts. The Authority is considering awarding a contract for the supply of up to quantity 40 Cradle, Cannon Nato Stock Number 1015999642650.

United Kingdom-Telford: Weapons, ammunition and associated parts

2014/S 029-046507

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

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

DSG
Land Supply Business Unit, Bldg B15, MOD Donnington
For the attention of: Carol Jones
TF2 8JT Telford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1952673808
E-mail: carol.jones@dsg.mod.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

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/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:

Supply of Cradle – Cannon Nato Stock Number 1015999642650.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
NUTS code UKG21

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):

Weapons, ammunition and associated parts. The Authority is considering awarding a contract for the supply of up to quantity 40 Cradle, Cannon Nato Stock Number 1015999642650.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35300000

II.1.7)Information about subcontracting

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:

The Authority is considering procuring up to quantity 40 of Cradle, Cannon Nato Stock Number 1015999642650. All items must be supplied compliant to a specification and in accordance with the Drawing Pack which will be issued with the Invitation to Tender. It is the intention to place the Contract with a single supplier.
Potential Suppliers will expected to provide evidence of having supplied and/or manufactured articles of a similar engineering nature as part of their PQQ response.
Expressions of Interest to participate in this requirement are to be submitted on DCO by completing the PQQ. The PQQ shall be assessed on the DCO using the selection criteria given within the PQQ and with each question. It is the intention down select to between 3 and 6 economic operators who will be invited to tender. Only those suppliers who provide all mandatory information and are not subject to a mandatory exclusion will be invited to tender.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 348 000 and 870 000 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

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:

Payment will follow delivery of articles.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

If a group of economic operators submits a bid, the group must nominate a lead organisation to deal with the Authority. The Authority shall require the group to form a legal entity before entering into the Contract.
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

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.
Suppliers will be required to sign a declaration of good standing as part of the Pre Qualifying Questionnaire (PQQ).

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Criteria regarding the economic and financial standing of economic operators (that may lead to their exclusion)

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information regarding Economic and Financial capacity is required and will be requested as part of your PQQ response.

III.2.3)Technical and/or professional capacity

Criteria regarding the technical and/or professional ability of economic operators (that may lead to their exclusion)

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(b) a list of works carried out over the past five years together with (unless the contracting authority specifies that the following certificate should be submitted direct to the contracting authority by the person certifying) certificates of satisfactory completion for the most important of those works indicating in each case: (i)the value of the consideration received; (ii)when and where the work or works were carried out; and (iii)specifying whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade or profession and properly completed.
Evidence of ISO 9001:2008 or equivalent – Please provide a copu of current certificate which details a scope relevant to this procurement. This information should be provided as part of your PQQ response.

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 3 and maximum number 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Interested Suppliers are required to complete the PQQ to provide information that allows the Authority to evaluate the supplier’s capacities and capabilities against the selection criteria set out at sections III.2.1, III.2.2 and 111.2.3 of this Contract Notice.
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:

LSBU10/1126
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

10.3.2014 – 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.

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

Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.
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Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: Q66D72B2BP.
Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.
The deadline for submitting your response(s) is detailed within this contract notice, you will also have visibility of the deadline date, once you have added the Access code via DCO as the opening and closing date is visible within the opportunity.
Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this opportunity prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.
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GO Reference: GO-201426-DCB-5443473

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

Defence Support Group (DSG), DSG Support Group
Land Supply Business Unit, Bldg B15, MOD Donnington
TF2 8JT Telford
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: carol.jones@dsg.mod.uk
Telephone: +44 1952673808

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Defence Support Group (DSG), DSG Support Group

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

Defence Support Group (DSG), DSG Support Group

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

6.2.2014