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19/04/2019    S78

United Kingdom-Bristol: Unmanned aerial vehicles

2019/S 078-188731

Contract award notice for contracts in the field of defence and security

Services

Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

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

Official name: Ministry of Defence, Combat Air, Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) Team
Postal address: Yew 2C, Abbey Wood
Town: Bristol
Postal code: BS34 8JH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Steven.Eustace100@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 30679-86755

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority/entity: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-defence

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: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Provision of a Watchkeeper Support, Maintenance and Training Service
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Bristol, City of.

NUTS code UKK11 Bristol, City of

II.1.3)Information on framework agreement
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. The provision of contractor logistic support to include supply of spares, equipment storage, maintenance and repair, training support, engineering and engineering safety support and maintenance of technical documentation.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35613000 Unmanned aerial vehicles

II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 125 743 718 GBP
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
UAS/00096
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Voluntary ex ante transparency notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2018/S 055-122961 of 20.3.2018

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: UAS/00096
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
27.3.2019
V.2)Information about offers
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Official name: Thales UK Ltd
Postal address: 350 Longwater Avenue, Green Park
Town: Reading
Postal code: RG2 6GF
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Steven.Eustace100@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1189434500

V.4)Information on value of contract
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 125 743 718 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: yes
Value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties:
Proportion: 48,0 %
Short description of the value/proportion of the contract to be sub-contracted:

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:
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-2019417-DCB-14810446

VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Official name: Ministry of Defence, Combat Air, Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) Team
Postal address: Yew 2C, Abbey Wood
Town: Bristol
Postal code: BS34 8JH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Steven.Eustace100@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 30679-86755

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Ministry of Defence, Combat Air, Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) Team
Postal address: Yew 2C, Abbey Wood
Town: Bristol
Postal code: BS34 8JH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Steven.Eustace100@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 30679-86755

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Official name: Ministry of Defence, Combat Air, Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) Team
Postal address: Yew 2C, Abbey Wood
Town: Bristol
Postal code: BS34 8JH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Steven.Eustace100@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 30679-86755

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
17.4.2019