Services - 159725-2017

27/04/2017    S82

United Kingdom-Bristol: Radar detectors

2017/S 082-159725

Voluntary ex ante transparency notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Ministry of Defence, ISTAR, Joint Sensor and Engagement Networks Team (JSENS)
Town: Bristol
NUTS code: UKK SOUTH WEST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: BS34 8JH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Amanda Upshall
E-mail: DESJSENS-SACC-Comrcl-2b@mod.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-defence
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:

SAAB Deliverables and Support to Deliver Integration of G-AMB into GBAD.

Reference number: JSENS/00114 and JSENS/00125
II.1.2)Main CPV code
35121900 Radar detectors
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Joint Sensors and Engagement Networks Team, part of the UK Ministry of Defence, intends to amend Contracts JSENS/00114 and JSENS/00125 with SAAB AB (publ) (the ‘Contractor’) for the procurement of additional emulators, the modification of communications equipment and the provision of related specialist support for the Giraffe-Agile Multi Beam Radar (G-AMB) Initial Operating Capability (IOC) project to support the UK Ministry of Defence's Ground Based Air Defence (GBAD) IOC programme.

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: 75 000 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKK SOUTH WEST (ENGLAND)
Main site or place of performance:

South West (England).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Joint Sensors and Engagement Networks Team, part of the UK Ministry of Defence, intends to amend Contracts JSENS/00114 and JSENS/00125 with SAAB AB (publ) (the ‘Contractor’) for the procurement of additional emulators, the modification of communications equipment and the provision of related specialist support for the Giraffe-Agile Multi Beam Radar (G-AMB) Initial Operating Capability (IOC) project to support the UK Ministry of Defence's Ground Based Air Defence (GBAD) IOC programme.

II.2.5)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
Criterion: Criterion 1 / Weighting: Pass/fail
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:
    • protection of exclusive rights, including intellectual property rights
Explanation:

Joint Sensors and Engagement Networks Team, part of the UK Ministry of Defence, intends to amend Contracts JSENS/00114 and JSENS/00125 with SAAB AB (publ) (the ‘Contractor’) for the procurement of additional emulators, the modification of communications equipment and the provision of related specialist support for the Giraffe-Agile Multi Beam Radar (G-AMB) Initial Operating Capability (IOC) project to support the UK Ministry of Defence's Ground Based Air Defence (GBAD) IOC programme.

The amendment will have a value of 7 500 000 GBP.

It is considered that this requirement 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 of the European Parliament and of the Council (Regulation 16(1)(a)(ii) of the Defence and Security Public Contracts Regulations 2011) on the basis that the contract may be awarded to the Contractor only for technical reasons.

The Contractor is the only supplier able to provide the requirement to deliver and support the integration of G-AMB into GBAD as it is the only market supplier of the G-AMB sensors and with the specific know-how of the system to modify such equipment. Accordingly, the Contractor is the only supplier capable of providing the G-AMB Mod C components to the specification required under the Contract as amended to integrate into the GBAD Command, Control and Launchers.

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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 018-030804

Section V: Award of contract/concession

V.2)Award of contract/concession
V.2.1)Date of contract award decision:
31/01/2014
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
Official name: SAAB AB (publ)
Town: Gothenburg
NUTS code: UKK SOUTH WEST (ENGLAND)
Country: Sweden
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: 7 500 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot/concession: 7 500 000.00 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-2017425-DCB-10073389.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Ministry of Defence, ISTAR, Joint Sensor and Engagement Networks Team (JSENS)
Town: Bristol
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: Ministry of Defence, ISTAR, Joint Sensor and Engagement Networks Team (JSENS)
Town: Bristol
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Ministry of Defence, ISTAR, Joint Sensor and Engagement Networks Team (JSENS)
Town: Bristol
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
25/04/2017