Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 26/10/2020

Local time: 16:00

Babcock Land Defence Ltd — acting as agent to the UK Ministry of Defence (‘the Authority’) — has under consideration a 4-year framework agreement for the supply of thermal camouflage net accessories including aluminium support poles and frames, plastic ties and steel tent pegs.

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United Kingdom-Telford: Camouflage covers

2020/S 189-457530

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Ministry of Defence, Babcock Land Defence Ltd
Postal address: Building B15, MOD DOnnington
Town: Telford
NUTS code: UKG21 Telford and Wrekin
Postal code: TF2 8JT
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Linda Paul
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 1952967473

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.babcockinternational.com

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.contracts.mod.uk

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Defence

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

IRM19/7475 The Supply of Thermal Camouflage Net Accessories

Reference number: IRM19/7475

II.1.2)Main CPV code

39522200 Camouflage covers

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

The supply of thermal camouflage net accessories.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 741 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG21 Telford and Wrekin

Main site or place of performance:

Telford and Wrekin.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Babcock Land Defence Ltd — acting as agent to the UK Ministry of Defence (‘the Authority’) — has under consideration a 4-year framework agreement for the supply of thermal camouflage net accessories including aluminium support poles and frames, plastic ties and steel tent pegs. Please see the complete list on the supporting documents tab of the pre qualification questionnaire.

All items within the scope of requirement are codified to NATO Stock Numbers (NSNs). All items must be supplied compliant to the supplied drawings.

Babcock Land Defence Ltd reserve the right to add further items of a similar nature to the contract post award.

Expressions of interest to participate in this requirement are to be submitted on Defence Contracts Online (DCO) by completing the PQQ. The PQQ shall be assessed on DCO using the selection criteria given within the PQQ and within each question. It is the intention of the authority to down select to between 5 and 10 economic operators who will be invited to tender. Only those suppliers who provide all mandatory information and are not subject to a mandatory exclusion will be invited to tender. Access to the PQQ requires a code, which is

In accordance with the Government’s transparency agenda, the Authority shall publish the tender and contract documents online. Further guidance shall be provided with the ITT.

No business whatsoever is guaranteed under any resulting framework agreement or contract indeed there is no guarantee that any framework agreement or contract will be put in place in relation to this notice. No compensation etc. will be paid if a tender or resulting framework agreement is withdrawn for any reason. Bidders should take part in this process only on the basis that they fully understand and accept this position.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 741 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5

Maximum number: 10

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The selection criteria as detailed in the pre qualification questionnaire shall prevail.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

The Cyber Risk Profile for this requirement is ‘Very Low’. If you are invited to Tender you will be required to complete the supplier assurance questionnaire at https://supplier-cyber-protection.services.gov.uk/ to demonstrate your compliance with the required cyber risk level. The RAR code associated with this requirement is RAR-C5V47EUD

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts

III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator

IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 26/10/2020

Local time: 16:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

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. The authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a Security Aspects Letter), the authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the Government Security Classification.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications

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

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 http://www.contracts.mod.uk.

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: 56445JZ7XY.

Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.

The deadline for submitting your response(s) is detailed within this contract notice, you will also have visibility of the deadline date, once you have added the Access code via DCO as the opening and closing date is visible within the opportunity.

Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this opportunity 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 Telephone 0800 282 324.

Go reference: GO-2020924-DCB-17124812

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Ministry of Defence, Babcock Land Defence Ltd
Postal address: Building B!5, MOD Donnington
Town: Telford
Postal code: TF2 8JT
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 1952967473

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Ministry of Defence, Babcock Land Defence Ltd
Postal address: Building B15, MOD Donnington
Town: Telford
Postal code: TF2 8JT
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 1952967473

VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: Ministry of Defence, Babcock Land Defence Ltd
Postal address: Building B15, MOD Donnington
Town: Telford
Postal code: TF2 8JT
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 1952967473

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

24/09/2020