Technical Support for Wildcat and Apache Helicopters

Technical Support for Wildcat and Apache Helicopters

Technical support to support delivery and development of the Common Mission Support System (CMSS) for Wildcat and Apache Helicopters.

Reference number: LXCOMM/0119

Deadline date:15/08/2012

This deadline is for… Deadline for Expression of Interest

Contract value:£10,000 – £113,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: South West SOUTH WEST (ENGLAND),

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Lynx Project Team, DE&S


Description of the contract

Technical support to plan, undertake, manage and deliver tasking to enhance the capabilities of the Common Mission Support System (CMSS) team within the Lynx PT, to ensure the achievement of CMSS Initial Operating Capability for both the Wildcat and Apache platforms. Specifically: a. Definition of a robust Master Schedule for overall system development and fielding across all Defence Lines of Development (DLODs) to at least Level 2. b. Delivery of an overall system-level Safety Case Report for CMSS fielding. c. Planning and oversight of EMC and TEMPEST testing. d. Support to Security Accreditation activities including planning and oversight of penetration testing. e. Technical support to system host environment definition, documentation and build Those responding to this Competitive Contract Notice should indicate whether they could do all or part of the requirement and also indicate what AQAP or equivalent Quality accreditation they hold



Classification of the contract

71356300 Technical support services


Additional information

Contract type: Services – 27

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 17/09/2012 – 31/05/2013


Who to contact

Contact name Lynx Comrcl2b2

Organisation name Lynx Project Team, DE&S

Address Room 201, Gazelle House, Yeovilton, Yeovil, BA22 8HJ

Telephone 01935452555

Extension number:

Fax 01935 45 3600

Web address


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.