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Services - 228390-2020

15/05/2020    S95

United Kingdom-Southampton: Aviation test software development services

2020/S 095-228390

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Matitime and Coastguard Agency
Postal address: 105 Commercial Road
Town: Southampton
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: SO15 1EG
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: AviationPMO@mcga.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 7780226001
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/maritime-and-coastguard-agency
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Marine Safety

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Drone Demonstration and Development Project

Reference number: TCA 3/7/1111
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72212132 Aviation test software development services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The procurement of a drone demonstration and development contract will enable the MCA to assess the potential use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) to augment current and future aerial surveillance capability by reducing, enhancing or replacing existing delivery methods. It will seek to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of MCA operations whilst reducing the risk to MCA personnel.

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: 990 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The procurement of a drone demonstration and development contract will enable the MCA to assess the potential use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) to augment current and future aerial surveillance capability by reducing, enhancing or replacing existing delivery methods. It will seek to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of MCA operations whilst reducing the risk to MCA personnel.

The key deliverable the MCA aims to achieve from a drone demonstration and development contract is to address and remove the regulatory issues and barriers to allow Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) flight in unsegregated and uncontrolled UK airspace.

The resulting evidence will support any recommendation for the employment of drones and provide evidence for the value for money argument of an operational capability.

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
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 130-319522
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: TCA 3/7/1111
Title:

Contract for Drone Demonstration and Development Project

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
17/09/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 27
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Elbit Systems
National registration number: 05241591
Postal address: 77 Kingsway
Town: London
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 948 257.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

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https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=493782163

GO Reference: GO-2020513-PRO-16547642

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Postal address: Spring Place
Town: Southampton
Postal code: SO15 1EG
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7785925804
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Postal address: Spring Place
Town: Southampton
Postal code: SO15 1EG
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7785925804
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Postal address: Spring Place
Town: Southampton
Postal code: SO15 1EG
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7785925804
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
13/05/2020