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Title: Supply of Spares for HMG, GPMG and 81 mm Mortar and Accessories
Published by: Ministry of Defence, DSG, Defence Support Group (DSG)
Publication Date: 20/11/2020
Deadline Date:
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: VEAT
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract:

Spares for heavy machine guns, general purpose machine guns and mortar 81 mm. Babcock Land Defence Ltd, which is acting as the agent for the for the UK Ministry of Defence known as the authority, is considering a framework agreement to provide for the supply of general purpose machine gun and 81 mm mortar spares. The duration shall be 5 years with 2 x 1-year options.

All items within scope are codified to NATO Stock Numbers (NSNs). Down selected tenderers shall be invited to submit bids for CSIS compliant parts. The complaint Manufacturers Part Numbers (MPNs) are detailed on the Codification Support Information System (CSIS) maintained by the United Kingdom National Codification Bureau, further details can be found on the CSIS/UKNCB website.

Voluntary ex ante transparency notice

Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Ministry of Defence, DSG, Defence Support Group (DSG)

Babcock Land Defence Ltd, Building B15, MOD Donnington

Telford

TF2 8JT

UK

Telephone: +44 1952967246

E-mail: louise.davis@babcockinternational.com

NUTS: UKG21

Internet address(es)

Main address: www.babcockinternational.com

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

Supply of Spares for HMG, GPMG and 81 mm Mortar and Accessories

Reference number: IRM20/7492

II.1.2) Main CPV code

35321300

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

Machine guns. Spares for heavy machine guns, general purpose machine guns and mortar 81 mm. Babcock Land Defence Ltd, which is acting as the agent for the for the UK Ministry of Defence known as the authority, is considering a framework agreement to provide for the supply of general purpose machine gun and 81 mm mortar spares. The duration shall be 5 years with 2 x 1-year options.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement

Value excluding VAT: 13 000 000.00 GBP

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKJ4


Main site or place of performance:

Kent.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Spares for heavy machine guns, general purpose machine guns and mortar 81 mm. Babcock Land Defence Ltd, which is acting as the agent for the for the UK Ministry of Defence known as the authority, is considering a framework agreement to provide for the supply of general purpose machine gun and 81 mm mortar spares. The duration shall be 5 years with 2 x 1-year options.

All items within scope are codified to NATO Stock Numbers (NSNs). Down selected tenderers shall be invited to submit bids for CSIS compliant parts. The complaint Manufacturers Part Numbers (MPNs) are detailed on the Codification Support Information System (CSIS) maintained by the United Kingdom National Codification Bureau, further details can be found on the CSIS/UKNCB website.

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

2 x 1-year options (full contract duration 7 years).

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

Award criteria will be lowest price and commercial compliance.

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:

No tenders or no suitable tenders/requests to participate in response to restricted procedure

Explanation:

Babcock Land Defence Ltd, acting as agent for the UK Ministry of Defence, intends to negotiate a single source contract with FN Herstal UK for the supply of HMG, GPMG, 81 mm mortar spares and accessories.

The single source contract is intended to be for a period of 5 years and will include 2 x 1-year extension options; making a maximum potential contract duration of 7 years.

It is considered that this contract can be placed using the negotiated procedure without prior publication pursuant to Regulation 16(1)(a)(i) of the Defence and Security Public Contract Regulations 2011 (the ‘DSPCR’) (Article 28(1)(a) of the Directive 2009/81/EC) due to the absence of suitable tenders received in response to a call for competition (reference 2019/S 146-360833) under the ‘restricted’ procedure set out in Regulation 17 of the DSPCR.

This notice is not for expressions of interest, therefore please do not apply to be invited to tender. The notice advises that the UK Ministry of Defence has decided to negotiate a contract directly with FN Herstal UK on a single source basis and is published for reasons of transparency only.

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:

2019/S 146-360833

Section V: Award of contract/concession

Contract No: IRM20/7492

Title: Supply of HMG, General Purpose Machine Gun, Mortar 81 mm and Accessories

V.2 Award of contract/concession

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

09/11/2020

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

FN Herstal UK

Phoenix House, Slade Green Road, Erith

Kent

DA8 2HY

UK

Telephone: +44 1322338052

E-mail: info@fnhuk.com

NUTS: UKJ4

Internet address(es)

URL: www.fnhuk.com

The contractor is an SME: Yes

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

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot/concession: 13 000 000.00 GBP

Total value of the concession/lot: 13 000 000.00 GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information

The contracting 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 contracting 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-20201116-DCB-17374046

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Ministry of Defence, DSG, Defence Support Group (DSG)

Babcock Land Defence Ltd, Building B15, MOD Donnington

Telford

TF2 8JT

UK

Telephone: +44 1952967246

E-mail: louise.davis@babcockinternational.com

Internet address(es)

URL: www.babcockinternational.com

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

16/11/2020


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