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24/01/2015    S17

United Kingdom-Bristol: Footwear

2015/S 017-026242

Prior information notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: Ministry of Defence, IMOC
Postal address: LCS Commercial, Defence Clothing, #3028, Cedar 0, MoD Abbey Wood
Town: Bristol
Postal code: BS34 8JH
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Anthony Ball
E-mail: descommodities-dc-comrcl-1@mod.uk
Telephone: +44 3067983531

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity
Defence
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
The Supply of Combat Footwear.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
The Defence Clothing Team, which forms part of Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) within the Ministry of Defence (MoD), is considering the potential requirement for the provision of a range of Combat Footwear. The footwear is likely to be used in Temperate, Desert, Cold/Wet and Jungle environments. The proposed contract length will be for 4 years commencing January 2017 or earlier if possible, at an estimated value of 49 m GBP over a 4 year delivery period from June 2017 to June 2021.
The customer base is circa 180 000 personnel, including the Reserve Forces.
Defence Clothing intends to hold an Industry Day as follows:
10.3.2015, DES, Abbeywood, NH5 Conference Room;
12:30 to 14:30 — Set the scene (requirement, process and distribution);
14:30 to 14:55 — Reflection Period/ break;
14:55-15:30 — Tech detail (trials and commercial);
15:30-16:30 — Clinics (individual clinics available for suppliers);
16:45 — Wash Up;
17:00 — End of Industry Day.
Any Supplier wishing to initially register their specific interest and capability in the proposed requirements should do so by e-mail using the points of contact within this bulletin.
Estimated cost excluding VAT: 50 000 000 GBP

Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

18800000 Footwear

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
1.8.2016
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:
II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
The Supply of Combat Footwear.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
The Defence Clothing Team, which forms part of Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) within the Ministry of Defence (MoD), is considering the potential requirement for the provision of Combat Footwear. The footwear is likely to be used in Temperate, Desert, Cold/Wet and Jungle environments. The proposed contract length will be for 4 years commencing January 2017 or earlier if possible, at an estimated value of 49 m GBP over a 4 year delivery period from June 2017 to June 2021.
The customer base is circa 180 000 personnel, including the Reserve Forces.
Defence Clothing intends to hold an Industry Day as follows:
10.3.2015, DES, Abbeywood, NH5 Conference Room;
12:30 to 14:30 — Set the scene (requirement, process and distribution);
14:30 to 14:55 — Reflection Period/ break;
14:55-15:30 — Tech detail (trials and commercial);
15:30-16:30 — Clinics (individual clinics available for suppliers);
16:45 — Wash Up;
17:00 — End of Industry Day.
Any Supplier wishing to initially register their specific interest and capability in the proposed requirements should do so by e-mail using the points of contact within this bulletin.
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

18800000 Footwear

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
1.8.2016
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Payment under any future contract will be made using the Purchase to Paay (P2P) system.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
From 2.4.2014 the Government is introducing its new Government Security Classifications Policy (GSC) to replace the current Government Protective Marking Scheme. A key aspect of this is the reduction in the number of security classifications used. All suppliers to the Department are encouraged to make themselves aware of the changes as it may impact on this Requirement. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the new GSC.

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

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.

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-2015119-DCB-6300798.

VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
19.1.2015