Supply Targets for Shooting Practice

Supply Targets for Shooting Practice

Targets for shooting practice. Targets for shooting practice on military ranges. Defence Equipment and Support.United Kingdom-Bristol: Targets for shooting practice

2013/S 131-226125

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Training and Simulation Systems Programme, DE&S
Elm 3a Neighbourhood 4 #4324, DE&S MOD, Abbey Wood
For the attention of: Gemma Parkin
BS34 8JH Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1179137131
E-mail: desletrgsimsp-comrcl4a@mod.uk
Fax: +44 1179136925

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

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:

Targets For Shooting Practice
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 about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 700 000 and 1 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Targets for shooting practice. Targets for shooting practice on military ranges.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35210000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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 may have a requirement for the placement of a Framework Agreement for the possible future purchase of targets. The targets will enable UK forces from all three services to undertake effective live training marksmanship and tactical training using weapons up to 12.7 mm (0.5 Calibre).
It is anticipated solutions will provide representation of in-service infantry targets including: Figure 11 (full body), Figure 12 (head and shoulders), Figure 14 (head only) and Figure 20 (running man). This list is not exhaustive and full details will be contained within the subsequent ITT.
The target solutions are required to be interoperable with current and future range infrastructures including the Small Arms Range Targetry System which operates an acoustic bullet detection system. Target materials must be safe to use on a firing range and not present a ricochet hazard.
The Authority will require sample products from those suppliers who have been selected to respond to the ITT. It is expected the samples will be provided free of charge in order to assist with trials.
An estimated consumption rate of up to 20 000 items per annum is envisaged.
The Authority intends to award a Framework Agreement with a single operator to supply on demand the range of target figures.
It is intended that targets would be available in service by the 1st quarter 2014.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 700 000 and 1 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend the contract for a further 2 years.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
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: 36 (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:

Deposits and Guarantees required; The Authority reserves the right to request a bank or parent company guarantee if the supplier does not meet the required standard for economic and financial standing.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them.
Payment will follow delivery and acceptance of the goods and conditions relating to financing and payment will be specified in the contract documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

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

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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) 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. 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.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Authority will require a copy of your most recent 2 years of audited accounts (if applicable) or equivilant information this information will be sought through the formal pre qualification questionaire stage and is not required in response to this contract notice.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(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.
(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 along with the required ISO accreditation and AQAP requirements will be sought through the formal pre-qualification questionnaire stage and is not required in response to this contract notice.
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 invited to apply for a Pre Qualification Questionaire (PQQ) by contacting The Authority with their expressions of interest in response to this Contract Notice.
The PQQ will be issued after the advert has closed. The information that will be provided in the PQQ will allow The Authority to evaluate the suppliers capacity and capability against the selection criteria set out in sections III.2.1, III.2.2, III.2.3. Full details of the method for selecting tenderers will be set out in the PQQ.
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:

TSSP/008
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

3.8.2013 – 23:59
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

16.9.2013
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of 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 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.

It is to be noted that this requirement is subject to UK Government policy on transparency and the PQQ; tender documents and any subsequent Contract Documents may be subject to publication in a redacted format on the following webiste where guidance on the scope can be found; www.contractsfinder.businesslink.gov.uk

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-201374-DCB-4929393

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

Traning and Simulation Systems Programme, DE&S
Elm 3a NH4 # 4324, Mod Abbey Wood South
BS34 8JH Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: desletrgsimsp-comrcl4a@mod.uk
Telephone: +44 1179137131
Fax: +44 1179136925

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Training and Simulation Systems Programme, DE&S
ELM 3A NH4 #4324, MOD Abbey Wood South
BS34 8JH Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: desletrgsimsp-comrcl4a@mod.uk
Telephone: +44 1179137131
Fax: +44 1179136925

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

Training and Simulation Systems Programme, DE&S
Elm 3a NH4 # 4324, MOD Abbey Wood South
BS34 8JH Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: desletrgsimsp-comrcl4a@mod.uk
Telephone: +44 1179137131
Fax: +44 1179136925

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:4.7.2013