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Switzerland-Bern: Protective gear
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Excess pressure protective suit with filter system 22
armasuisse is procuring an excess pressure protective suit with filter system on behalf of the Armed Forces Staff for the specialists of the NBC defence troops.
Excess pressure protective suit with filter system. The entire system comprises a pro-tective suit with corresponding protective boots, gloves and integrated ventilated hood with viewing glass.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
When the tender is submitted, the suitability criteria and required supporting evidence listed below must be confirmed, appended, and substantiated in full without any reservations or modifications; otherwise the bid will not be considered.
E1 Extracts from the debt collection register and excerpts from the commercial register or the equivalent recognised documentation from other countries which provide evidence that the Bidder does not have any tax debts and has paid the full amount for social security contributions (not more than three months old on the date of submission).
E2 a)Compliance with procedural principles
The Bidder confirms that it and the third parties it has called on (subcontractors and subsuppliers) will comply with the procedural principles set out in the self-declaration sheet (Enclosure 1.1.1) of the Federal Procurement Conference (FPC).
b)Additional evidence of compliance with the regulations on equal pay for men and women
Bidders with 100 employees or more and their first-level subcontractors who have 100 or more employees must provide evidence in addition to the self-declaration sheet on how their salary practice has been reviewed and how the tolerance threshold of 5% applied in purchasing functions is observed.
E3 Supplier self-declaration
E4 The Bidder confirms that it will assume overall responsibility, i.e. in particular that the Bidder is the sole contractual partner of the contracting authority. Any parties involved must be listed together with their assigned roles and functions.
E5 The Bidder confirms, in the event that it is awarded the contract, to undergo the classification procedure in accordance with the Ordinance on the Classification Procedure for Assignments with Classified Military Content, Art. 6 and Art. 7 (Classification Ordinance, SR 510.413).
E6 The Bidder confirms unconditional acceptance of the draft contract in accordance.
All companies that possess the economic capacity and meet the following suitability criteria and can provide supporting evidence in accordance with point 3.8 are called upon to submit a bid in CHF.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Partial offers are not permitted.
Conditions for tenderers from Non-Member States of the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement:none.
Essential requirements:The contractor shall award this contract only to bidders who comply with the conditions stipulated in the tender documents and the legislation, in particular occupational health and safety regulations, rules on working conditions, equal pay regulations, as well as environmental law, competition law and anti-corruption provisions.
Procedures for appeal:In accordance with Article 56 paragraph 1 of the Public Procurement Act (PPA), a written appeal against this decision can be lodged with the Federal Administrative Court, P.O. Box, 9023 St. Gallen, Switzerland, within 20 days of notification. Any appeal is to be submitted in duplicate and must include what is being sought, the grounds for appeal, evidence and the signature of the person lodging the appeal or his or her representative. A copy of this decision and available evidence must be included. The provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) on legal holidays do not apply in accordance with Article 56 paragraph 2 of the PPA.
Deadline / Remarks: Place of submission: cf. 1.2. The following must be observed in order to meet the submission deadline: a) For submission to armasuisse (administration centre Guisanplatz 1) The following points must be observed when handing in the goods at "Verwaltungszentrum Guisanplatz 1", Guisanplatz 1, 3003 Bern, at the attention of CC WTO armasuisse: •The provider must register at "Areal Lodge Guisanplatz 1" stating the project title (cf. section 1.2). It will be forwarded by the latter to the "Ramp Management Guisanplatz 1". •The submission must be made by 15.00 hours at the latest on the submission date mentioned under item 1.4 against issuance of a receipt confirmation of the ramp management. •Opening hours of the ramp management: Mo - Fr 07.00 - 12.00 h / 13.00 - 15.00 h (outside these hours no offer can be made). b) For submission by post: The postmark or barcode receipt of the shipping service provider shall be authoritative (company frankings shall not be deemed postmarks). c) For delivery to a diplomatic or consular representation of Switzerland: The acknowledgement of receipt from the relevant representative shall be decisive. The acknowledgement of receipt must be sent to the e-mail address specified in section 1.2 by the latest by the deadline for submission of the offer, stating the project in question.
Remarks (Desired deadline for questions in written form)If queries arise while preparing the tender, they must be submitted by means of an anonymous forum entry to the question forum at www.simap.ch. A separate forum entry must be created for each question (one question per entry). The questions will be answered in the simap.ch question forum. All questions and answers can be viewed by all bidders who have received the tender documentation. It is the responsibility of bidders to keep themselves informed of any entries in the question forum.
National reference publication: Simap of 10.05.2022 , doc. 1261947Desired deadline for questions in written form: 10.06.2022.
Conditions for obtaining the tendering documentation: The documents can be downloaded from the electronic platform www.simap.ch, category "Public Procurement, Federal Invitation to tender". To do this, you first have to register in the above-mentioned project and can then download, using login and password, the desired documents sent to you by E-Mail. A question forum is at your disposal.