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Belgium-Brussels: 14.OP.OS.001 — Airborne ground surveillance and reconnaissance (AGSR) services in Bosnia and Herzegovina

2015/S 019-029733

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

European Defence Agency
rue des Drapiers 17–23
For the attention of: Contracting Unit
1050 Brussels
Fax: +32 25042975

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

The European Union Forces in Bosnia and Herzegovina (EUFOR in BiH)
71210 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
14.OP.OS.001 — Airborne ground surveillance and reconnaissance (AGSR) services in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo.
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The European Union Forces (EUFOR) have accepted the responsibility to ensure continued compliance with the Dayton/Paris Agreement and to contribute to a safe and secure environment in Bosnia and Herzegovina (in Serbo-Croatian, Bosna i Herzegovina — 'BiH'). As part of this peacekeeping responsibility, there is a need to maintain a constant vigil on any developing situations which could be disruptive to that effort. This requires that air reconnaissance assets be available to assess activities in the operational theatre and that associated surveillance assets are available to be directed against any suspect activities. The objective of EUFOR is to receive timely reporting data so that operational forces can intervene when appropriate to preclude any escalation of a potentially dangerous situation.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 13 074 980 EUR
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
Lowest price
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
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 125-221755 of 3.7.2014

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 14.OP.OS.001
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 3
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

CAE Aviation Sarl
Luxembourg Airport
1110 Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 436811
Internet address:
Fax: +352 436889

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 15 000 000 EUR
Excluding VAT
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 2 614 996 EUR
Excluding VAT
If annual or monthly value:
Number of years: 5
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

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 EDA and EUFOR Althea have signed the arrangement of cooperation entrusting the Agency with the lead role in administering the procurement procedure and coordinating all administrative formalities up to the recommendation to award.

More information:

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

General Court
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
2925 Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address:
Fax: +352 4303-2100

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals.
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

General Court
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
2925 Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address:
Fax: +352 4303-2100

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: