Supply of armoured vehicle spares

Supply of armoured vehicle spares

Parts of military vehicles. The Authority is considering establishing one-off Contract(s) for the supply of a range of armoured vehicle spares. The requirement shall consist of between 500-700 line items, details of which shall be provided upon issue of the invitation to tender.Defence Support Group.

UK-Telford: parts of military vehicles

2012/S 122-201830

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Defence Support Group (DSG), DSG Support Group
Land Supply Business Unit, Building B15, MOD Donnington
For the attention of: Julie Blocksidge
TF2 8JT Telford
Telephone: +44 1952673942
Fax: +44 1952673867

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:

Supply of armoured vehicle spares.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

NUTS code UKG21
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)

Parts of military vehicles. The Authority is considering establishing one-off Contract(s) for the supply of a range of armoured vehicle spares. The requirement shall consist of between 500-700 line items, details of which shall be provided upon issue of the invitation to tender. All items in scope of this requirement shall be identifed by NATO Stock Number and FV drawing number/manufacturer’s part number. Tenderers shall be required to source the items using ISIS and provide prices and lead-times for the specified quantities indicated in the ITT. There are no drawings or specifications available to issue with the ITT.
The Authority shall give consideration to awarding multiple Contracts should that represent best value for money. Full details of Tender evaluation criteria and the Contract award decision process shall be provided in the ITT. Following award of Contract(s), there shall be a period of up to 3 months in which the Authority may wish to add additional items of a similar nature.
It is the Authority’s intention to operate electronic trading by migrating the Contract(s) to Purchase 2 Payment (P2P) from the outset.
Any resulting Contracts shall contain a set of Key Performance Indicators to measure performance in areas such as delivery and quality, and shall include remedies for poor performance.
In accordance with the Government’s transparancy agenda, the Authority shall publish the Tender and Contract documents online. Further guidance shall be provided with the ITT.
Expressions of interest to participate in this requirement are to be submitted, in writing or by e-mail, to: Mrs Julie Blocksidge, Procurement Manager, DGS Land Supply, Building B15, MOD Donnington, Telford, Shropshire TF2 8JT, UNITED KINGDOM. Tel: +44 1952673942, fax: +44 1952673867, e-mail:, and shall as a minimum demonstrate the following:(i) Evidence of accreditation to ISO9001:2008;
(ii) Proven knowledge of, and the capability to deliver, the required scope of work;
(iii) Experience of similar work on previous Contracts, particularly those held by MOD or other Government departments.
Only those expressions of interest that fully meet the above criteria shall be considered for Invitation to Tender.

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:

Refer to section II.1.5.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 4 500 000 and 10 000 000 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: 12 (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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
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

Envisaged minimum number 3: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Refer to section II.1.5.
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: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: Yes. A Reverse Auction, conducted using electronic means, may be used as part of the procurement process for this requirement. Specific relevant information on Reverse Auction usage will be given in the invitation to tender.
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

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

26.7.2012 – 16:00
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

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 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 GO Reference: GO-2012626-DCB-4021557.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:26.6.2012