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Title: Procurement of Spares, Post Design Services and Repairs to Support a Variety of Avionic Equipment
Published by: Ministry of Defence
Publication Date: 15/05/2019
Deadline Date:
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: VEAT
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract:

The Secretary of State for Defence (the “Authority”) intends to enter into a contract with Ontic Engineering and Manufacturing UK Limited (“Ontic UK”) for the procurement of spares, post design services and repairs to support a variety of avionic equipment used on Hawk, Chinook, Gazelle, Tucano, Wildcat and vintage aircraft operated by the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. The contract has an estimated value of 6 800 000 GBP and a duration of 2 years (+ option to extend for 1 year).

The avionic equipment in question is limited to:

— GE Aviation manufactured avionic equipment for which Ontic UK has proprietary legacy capability,

— Avionic equipment originally manufactured by Penny and Giles Controls Ltd, Racal Acoustics Ltd, Ultra Electronics, Honeywell International Inc., Thales UK and Eaton Aerospace Ltd. In each case, according to the Authority’s understanding, Ontic UK is the sole licensee for manufacture and support of the relevant equipment.

Voluntary ex ante transparency notice

Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting Change authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Ministry of Defence, Air Support, Air Commodities Project Team (AC PT)

Bristol

UK

Telephone: +44 3067989356

E-mail: DESASAC-ComrclContact@mod.gov.uk

NUTS: UKK11

Internet address(es)

Main address: www.contracts.mod.uk

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

Procurement of Spares, Post Design Services and Repairs to Support a Variety of Avionic Equipment

II.1.2) Main CPV code

34741000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

The Secretary of State for Defence (the “Authority”) intends to enter into a contract with Ontic Engineering and Manufacturing UK Limited (“Ontic UK”) for the procurement of spares, post design services and repairs to support a variety of avionic equipment used on Hawk, Chinook, Gazelle, Tucano, Wildcat and vintage aircraft operated by the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. The contract has an estimated value of 6 800 000 GBP and a duration of 2 years (+ option to extend for 1 year).

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement

Value excluding VAT: 6 800 000.00 GBP

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKK13


Main site or place of performance:

Gloucestershire.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Secretary of State for Defence (the “Authority”) intends to enter into a contract with Ontic Engineering and Manufacturing UK Limited (“Ontic UK”) for the procurement of spares, post design services and repairs to support a variety of avionic equipment used on Hawk, Chinook, Gazelle, Tucano, Wildcat and vintage aircraft operated by the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. The contract has an estimated value of 6 800 000 GBP and a duration of 2 years (+ option to extend for 1 year).

The avionic equipment in question is limited to:

— GE Aviation manufactured avionic equipment for which Ontic UK has proprietary legacy capability,

— Avionic equipment originally manufactured by Penny and Giles Controls Ltd, Racal Acoustics Ltd, Ultra Electronics, Honeywell International Inc., Thales UK and Eaton Aerospace Ltd. In each case, according to the Authority’s understanding, Ontic UK is the sole licensee for manufacture and support of the relevant equipment.

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

Option year — following the 2 year duration of the contract the Authority will have the option to extend the contract for a further 1 year.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Negotiated procedure without publication of a contract notice

Justification for selected award procedure:

The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator for the following reason: absence of competition for technical reasons

Explanation:

The Secretary of State for Defence (the “Authority”) intends to enter into a contract with Ontic Engineering and Manufacturing UK Limited (“Ontic UK”) for the procurement of spares, post design services and repairs to support a variety of avionic equipment used on Hawk, Chinook, Gazelle, Tucano, Wildcat and vintage aircraft operated by the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. The contract has an estimated value of 6 800 000 GBP and a duration of 2 years (+ option to extend for 1 year).

The avionic equipment in question is limited to:

— GE Aviation manufactured avionic equipment for which Ontic UK has proprietary legacy capability,

— Avionic equipment originally manufactured by Penny and Giles Controls Ltd, Racal Acoustics Ltd, Ultra Electronics, Honeywell International Inc., Thales UK and Eaton Aerospace Ltd. In each case, according to the Authority’s understanding, Ontic UK is the sole licensee for manufacture and support of the relevant equipment.

It is considered that this Contract can be placed using the negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice pursuant to Article 28(1)(e) of Directive 2009/81/EC (Regulation 16(1)(a)(ii) of the Defence and Security Public Contracts Regulations 2011) for technical reasons. Ontic UK are the only economic operator with the necessary technical data, proprietary information, test equipment, knowledge and experience required to carry out the contract to maintain operational capability and ensure the safe functioning of the Armed Forces. Ontic UK hold the licenses, manufacturing information and technical expertise necessary to provide the required services.

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

Section V: Award of contract/concession

V.2 Award of contract/concession

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract/concession

12/05/2019

V.2.2) Information about tenders

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Ontic Engineering and Manufacturing UK Ltd

Cheltenham

UK

Telephone: +44 3332408718

E-mail: Liana.McGrath@ontic.com

NUTS: UKK13

The contractor is an SME: No

V.2.4) Information on value of the concession and main financing terms (excluding VAT)

Total value of the concession/lot: 6 800 000.00 GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information

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 GO Reference: GO-2019513-DCB-14889030

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Ministry of Defence, Air Support, Air Commodities Project Team (AC PT)

Bristol

UK

Telephone: +44 3067989356

E-mail: DESASAC-ComrclContact@mod.gov.uk

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures

Ministry of Defence, Air Support, Air Commodities Project Team (AC PT)

Bristol

UK

Telephone: +44 3067989356

E-mail: DESASAC-ComrclContact@mod.gov.uk

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

Ministry of Defence, Air Support, Air Commodities Project Team (AC PT)

Bristol

UK

Telephone: +44 3067989356

E-mail: DESASAC-ComrclContact@mod.gov.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

13/05/2019


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34741000Aircraft equipmentAircraft or spacecraft equipment, trainers, simulators and associated parts

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