Supply of gazelle and puma avionic electrical spares
The Puma and Gazelle Project Team, which is part of Defence Equipment and Support, UK Ministry of Defence, has a requirement for the supply of electrical spares. These electrical spares are applicable to Gazelle and Puma helicopter avionic equipment.
United Kingdom-Bristol: Electronic equipment
Section I: Contracting authority
Puma and Gazelle Project Team
Yew 0a #1037, MOD Abbey Wood
Contact point(s): DES P2G-Comrcl2b
BS34 8JH Bristol
Telephone: +44 3067982758
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)
Section II: Object of the contract
NUTS code UK
2. Supply will be on a demand order (call-off) basis and therefore quantities and dates of order and delivery will vary.
3. It is anticipated that the Contract will enable the demand order supply of several line items. However, over the course of the Contract, the Authority may have a requirement to add or remove items from the supply list. If this requirement arises it will be mutually agreed between the Authority and the supplier.
4. The equipment supply list will be provided at the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) or Invitation To Tender (ITT) stages of the process.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 and 160 000 GBP
Description of these options: The Contract will have a duration of 3 (three) years with a option to extend by 1 (one) further year.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Description of particular conditions: Conditions will be detailed in the Invitation To Tender and Contract documents.
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.
A copy of your audited accounts for the most recent two years or alternative means of demonstrating financial status if trading for less than a year. This information will be requested at the PQQ stage.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: The estimated annual contract value is GBP 40 000. If the estimated annual contract value is greater than 25 % of the supplier’s turnover, the Authority reserves the right to exclude the supplier from being selected to tender except where the supplier provides, to the satisfaction of the Authority, evidence showing it has sufficient economic and financial capability, e.g. such evidence may include:
(1) any additional information proving it has sufficient economic and financial resources to deliver the requirement; and
(2) state whether the supplier is willing to provide the Authority with an indemnity, guarantee or bank bond.
(b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past three years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given: – where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority, – where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator.
(c) an indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work.
(d) A description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities.
(f) The educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work.
(i) A statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract.
(j) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
(k) With regard to the products to be supplied: (i) samples, descriptions and/or photographs, the authenticity of which must be certified if the contracting authority so requests; (ii) certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognised competence attesting the conformity of products clearly identified by references to specifications or standards.
This information will be requested at the PQQ stage of the process.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Quality Assurance: ISO 2001:2008 or recognised equivalent.
Section IV: Procedure
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Interested suppliers are invited to express an interest in response to this Contract Notice. The Authority intends to use a PQQ to downselect potential providers. Here potential suppliers will be required to send the Authority a completed PQQ providing 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 III.2.3) of this Contract Notice.
The Authority will use the PQQ response to create a list of suppliers who are eligible to participate under Section III.2.1) of this Contract Notice; and who fulfill any minimum capacity levels under Sections III.2.2) and III.2.3) of this Contract Notice; and who also best meet the selection criteria set out Sections III.2.2) and III.2.3) of this Contract Notice. Full details of the method for choosing the tenderers will be set out in the PQQ.
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.
Section VI: Complementary 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-2013724-DCB-4980775.
Puma & Gazelle Project Team
Yew 0a #1037, MOD Abbey Wood
BS34 8JH Bristol
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:24.7.2013