Supply of Secondary Submarine Radar

Supply of Secondary Submarine Radar

The Authority is considering placing a two year contract with two further option years for supply, of I Band (9.2-9.8 GHz) Portable Radars (Display, Antenna and associated accessories).

Supply of Secondary Submarine Radar (SSR)

Reference number:CSA/4026

Deadline date:01/10/2014

This deadline is for…Deadline for Expression of Interest

Contract value: £10,000 – £113,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out:PortsmouthPortsmouth,

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes

Name of the buying organisation:Ministry of Defence, Ships

Description of the contract

The Authority is considering placing a two year contract with two further option years for supply, of I Band (9.2-9.8 GHz) Portable Radars (Display, Antenna and associated accessories). The equipment will be used as a Secondary Submarine Radar. The initial purchase will be for the Supply of quantity 30 Radar Systems and the Authority estimates that a minimum total of 64 systems may be required over the contract period. In accordance with the HSE Manual Handling guidelines, no single portable part of the assembly should weigh more than 20kg. The Antenna’s external diameter (excluding mounting bracket) should be 468mm or less. The Display width (excluding bracket fixings) should be 300mm or less. The equipment should run off 24v DC. The supplier shall maintain their quality certification (e.g. BS EN ISO 9001:2008 or equivalent) and provide evidence of current BS EN ISO 9001:2008 certification.



Classification of the contract

34933000Navigation equipment

34932000Radar sets

38115000Radar apparatus


32352200Radar spare parts and accessories

Additional information

Contract type:Supplies – Purchase

Is it a framework agreement?No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding?No

Contract will be awarded based on:Lowest price

Estimated length of contract:01/02/2015 – 31/01/2017

Who to contact

Contact nameMr Chris Williams

Organisation nameMinistry of Defence, Ships

AddressCSA Team, Maritime Combat Systems, Ash 1c #3114, MOD Abbey Wood, BRISTOL, BS34 8JH


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How to apply

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. Potential suppliers are to submit an Expression of Interest in writing to the specified address as well as completing the PQQ as detailed below. Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity. The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage. Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: UW85H6U3M2. Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here. The deadline for submitting your response(s) is 01/10/2014 12:00. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents. If you experience any difficulties please refer to the online Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) or the User Guides or contact the MOD DCO Helpdesk by emailing – or call 0845 270 7099.