United Kingdom - Bristol: Security cameras

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Threshold: 
OJEU
Main activities: 
Defence
Type: 
Voluntary ex ante transparency notice
Type of contract: 
SERVICES
Award criteria: 
Not specified
Published: 
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Tender ID: 
2017/S 178-365627

Voluntary ex ante transparency notice

Services

Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)

Name and addresses
Ministry of Defence, ISTAR, Special Project Communications and Force Protection
Yew 3C, #1349, Abbey Wood
Bristol
BS34 8JH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Karen Walker
E-mail: Karen.Walker674@mod.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKJ22

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/defence-equipment-and-support

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:

In Service Support of Livingstone System (Ground Based ISTAR).

Reference number: SPCFP/030

II.1.2)

Main CPV code
35125300

II.1.3)

Type of contract
Services

II.1.4)

Short description:

Support, repair, maintenance and storage of the Livingstone System.

II.1.6)

Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.7)

Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 2 596 000.00 GBP

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ22
Main site or place of performance:

East Sussex CC.

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

To provide In Service Support to Livingstone System (Ground Based ISTAR).

II.2.5)

Award criteria

II.2.11)

Information about options
Options: no

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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)

Description

IV.1.1)

Type of procedure
Negotiated procedure without publication of a contract notice
  • 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 Special Project Communications and Force Protection Delivery Team (SPCFP DT), part of the UK Ministry of Defence, intends to award a contract to General Dynamics UK Ltd., for the support, repair, maintenance and storage of the Livingstone System (a technically complex multi-sensor surveillance suite). This contract is anticipated to commence on 2.10.2017 and end on 31.3.2019, with an option to dispose of the equipment at the end of this support requirement. The total estimated contract value is 2 596 000 000 GBP.

It is considered that this contract can be placed using the Negotiated Procedure Without Prior Publication 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. General Dynamics UK Ltd. is the only economic operator with access to the Manufacturer's Data Pack, which contains technical data that is regarded by the Authority as being essential to effectively carry out support, maintenance, repair and disposal tasks for the Livingstone System.

IV.1.3)

Information about framework agreement

IV.1.8)

Information about the 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

Section V: Award of contract/concession

Contract No: SPCFP/030
Title:

In Service Support to Livingstone System (Ground Based ISTAR)

V.2)

Award of contract/concession

V.2.1)

Date of contract award decision:
13/09/2017

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/concessionaire
General Dynamics United Kingdom Ltd.
Castleham Road
St. Leonard on Sea
TN38 9NJ
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKJ22
The contractor/concessionaire will be an SME: no

V.2.4)

Information on value of the contract/lot/concession (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot/concession: 2 596 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot/concession: 2 596 000.00 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-2017914-DCB-11018943.

VI.4)

Procedures for review

VI.4.1)

Review body
Ministry of Defence, ISTAR, SPCFP
Yew 3c, #1349, Abbey Wood
Bristol
BS34 8JH
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)

Body responsible for mediation procedures
Ministry of Defence, ISTAR, Other
Yew 3c, #1349, Abbey Wood
Bristol
BS34 8JH
United Kingdom

VI.4.3)

Review procedure

VI.4.4)

Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Ministry of Defence, ISTAR, Other
Yew 3c, #1349, Abbey Wood
Bristol
BS34 8JH
United Kingdom

VI.5)

Date of dispatch of this notice:
14/09/2017