Supply of Electronic Equipment Training Rigs

Supply of Electronic Equipment Training Rigs

Electromechanical equipment. 1. The manufacture and supply of five training systems which will be used to train staff in the operation and maintenance of specific electronic equipment.

United Kingdom-Bristol: Electromechanical equipment

2013/S 150-260944

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

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

Force Protection (FP), DE&S
Yew 3c, Abbey Wood, Filton
For the attention of: T. Hallawell
BS34 8JH Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3067985450
E-mail: desfp-commgrad2@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:

The Supply of Electronic Equipment Training Rigs.
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):

Electromechanical equipment. 1. The manufacture and supply of five training systems which will be used to train staff in the operation and maintenance of specific electronic equipment.
2. The task will be a build from print an existing design, and involves:
2.1 assembly of training rigs.
2.2 testing of the rigs (including production verification and safety). This will be carried out to the test specifications provided by the Authority;
3. The assembly will consist of the following mechanical and electrical components:
3.1 metal fabrications, including paint or other finishes as required;
3.2 machining of metal components, including paint or other finishes as required;
3.3 building of mechanical frames/housings as sub assemblies;
3.4 purchase of specified electrical components and sub assemblies to build the power distribution system;
3.5 assembly of complex cable assemblies.
4. If required, a one-page drawing of the requirement is available on receipt of email request to assist with your decision to respond. To request the drawing, please email DES FP-CommGrad2@mod.uk.

5. The final assembly will require integration of electrical and electronic equipment, which will be provided as Government Furnished Equipment. It will therefore require the contractor to have established procedures for the control of this.
6. The planned deadline for delivery is February 2014.
5. Contractors wishing to express an interest in this requirement are required to:
5.1 Submit evidence of experience in this type of work in no more than two A4 pages;
5.2 Submit evidence of successfully completed similar tasks in the past 5 years;
5.3 Submit a copy of their accredited 3rd party Quality Management System QMS;
7. Down Selection:
7.1 Those contractors who meet the minimum requirements, and satisfy the authority’s requirements regarding previous work of this type, will be sent an invitation to tender.
7.2 Contractors should note that the Authority reserves the right to require those contractors who express interest in this requirement to complete a PQQ prior to inclusion in the tender.
8. Award Criteria:
The most economically advantageous tender, in terms of cost, time and performance considerations.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

31720000

II.1.7)Information about subcontracting

The tenderer has to indicate in the tender any share of the contract it may intend to subcontract to third parties and any proposed subcontractor, as well as the subject-matter of the subcontracts for which they are proposed
The tenderer has to indicate any change occurring at the level of subcontractors during the execution of the contract
The contracting authority/entity may oblige the successful tenderer to award all or certain subcontracts through the procedure set out in Title III of Directive 2009/81/EC
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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 90 000 and 120 000 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

Completion 7.2.2014

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

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.

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

Accelerated restricted
Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure Part of aN Urgent Operational Requirement programme.
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 3
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:

FP/00253
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

12.8.2013
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

23.8.2013
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 GO Reference: GO-2013731-DCB-4998813.

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

Force Protection (FP), DE&S
Yew3c #1349, Abbey Wood, Filton
BS34 8JH Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Force Protection (FP), DE&S

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

Force Protection (FP), DE&S

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

31.7.2013