Supplies - 172483-2019

12/04/2019    S73    - - Supplies - Contract award notice - Negotiated procedure without a call for competition 

United Kingdom-Bristol: Military research and technology

2019/S 073-172483

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Ministry of Defence, Agencies/Misc, Other
Corporate Commercial Delivery Team, Spruce 2B #1261, MOD Abbey Wood
Bristol
BS34 8JH
United Kingdom
Contact person: T Love
Telephone: +44 3067983211
E-mail: toby.love103@mod.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK1

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.mod.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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:

Nano Unmanned Air System — Experimentation

II.1.2)Main CPV code
73410000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

The Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) Technology Office intends to procure 30 FLIR Black Hornet PRS systems (“The Product”) for research and development into a capability gap identified by Army HQ in its nano-Unmanned Air System (nUAS) space.

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: 1 398 975.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKK1
Main site or place of performance:

Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) Technology Office intends to procure 30 FLIR Black Hornet PRS systems (“The Product”) for research and development into a capability gap identified by Army HQ in its nano-Unmanned Air System (nUAS) space.

The Authority requires 30 x complete nUAS systems and associated support package by 31.3.2019 in order to maximise exploitation within the STRIKE experimentation.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price
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
Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union in the cases listed below
  • 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:

FLIR are the only company which can produce the number of nUAS demanded in the timeframe to the required to the specifications detailed above.

They are also capable of supplying the necessary support for an in-field experiment.

“The Product” is proven to be at a high TRL and have the breadth of in-field capability necessary to facilitate this baseline phase for the experiment.

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: CCDT/578
Title:

Nano Unmanned Air System — Experimentation

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
01/02/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 1
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
FLIR Unmanned Aerial Systems
Nye vakas vel 56
Hvalstad
Norway
Telephone: +47 98445936
E-mail: kirstin.hall@flir.com
NUTS code: UKK1
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 1 400 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 1 398 975.00 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-201949-DCB-14781830

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Ministry of Defence, Agencies/Misc, Other
Spruce 2B #1261, Abbey Wood South
Bristol
BS34 8JH
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3067983211
E-mail: toby.love103@mod.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Ministry of Defence, Agencies/Misc, Other
Spruce 2B #1261
AbbeyWood
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3067983211
E-mail: toby.love103@mod.gov.uk
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
09/04/2019