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Czechia-Prague: Public Regulated Service (PRS) Messages’ (Navigation and Security Message) Generator for Simulation Purposes
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Public Regulated Service (PRS) Messages’ (Navigation and Security Message) Generator for Simulation Purposes
The general aim of this procurement is to establish a direct contract for the design, development, testing, demonstration, supply, maintenance as well as training on use and functionalities of a PRS messages' generator for simulation purposes, i.e. a Test Vector Generator (TVG). Such a tool, hardware and software, has to be able to generate test vectors for the Galileo Public Regulated Service (PRS) that can be used to test other equipment.
NUTS code refers to the GSA Headquarters in Prague, CZ, however the performance of the contract will be the at the premises of the awarded contractor.
The Galileo programme is European Union's Global Satellite Navigation System (GNSS) completely independent of other existing or potential systems.
The Galileo system provides the public regulated service (PRS) restricted to government-authorised users, for sensitive applications which require a high level of service continuity, for the Member States, the Council, the Commission, EEAS and, where appropriate, duly authorised Union agencies; this service uses strong, encrypted signals. The Public Regulated Service (PRS) is encrypted navigation service, which provides position and timing to specific users requiring a high continuity of service, with controlled access.
This procurement procedure is aimed at designing, developing, supplying and maintaining one PRS messages generator. Such a tool, hardware and software, will be able to generate test vectors that will be used to support verification and validation of the following Galileo PRS user segment equipment:
— PRS security modules, and
— PRS receivers.
The equipment shall ensure interface compatibility with PRS User Segment tools such as, but not limited to, Radio Frequency Constellation Simulators and PRS receivers developed under other GSA contracts.
The procurement includes generation of test vector library.
The supplies under the contract shall undergo security evaluation and accreditation.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Interested parties are advised that this procurement will contain PRS information and, as such, access to and handling of such information requires an appropriate authorisation granted by the Security Accreditation Board established in accordance with Article 11 of Regulation (EU) 912/2010.
The Agency notes that the premises where the necessary work will take place must have a facility security clearance which will remain valid for the duration of the planned work. personnel working on this project must also have an appropriate personal security clearance which will remain valid for the duration of the planned work.