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28/09/2016    S187

Denmark-Ballerup: Weapons, ammunition and associated parts

2016/S 187-336410

Prior information notice for contracts in the field of defence and security

Supplies

Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

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

Official name: Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO)
Postal address: Lautrupbjerg 1-5
Town: Ballerup
Postal code: 2750
Country: Denmark
For the attention of: Per Christiansen
E-mail: Per.christiansen@mil.dk
Telephone: +45 72575999

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority/entity: www.forsvaret.dk/fmt

Further information can be obtained from:
Official name: Mercell Danmark A/S
National registration number: DK
Postal address: Vestre Stationsvej 33, Vestfløjen
Town: Odense C
Postal code: 5000
Country: Denmark
Contact person: http://permalink.mercell.com/61630014.aspx
E-mail: support.dk@mercell.com
Telephone: +45 63133700
Internet address: http://permalink.mercell.com/61630014.aspx

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/entities
The contracting authority/entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority/entity:
Smoke Grenade Launcher System.
II.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance:
DK DANMARK
II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: yes
II.4)Short description of nature and scope of works or nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Market survey.
The Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (hereinafter referred to as DALO) plans to tender a contract (Framework Agreement) regarding acquisition of a Smoke Grenade Launcher System (GLS) including sustainment agreement covering spare parts and technical support. DALO is therefore looking for information on how to structure a possible future tender.
The purpose of this request for information (RFI) is to understand how the best possible tender can be arranged both for DALO and suppliers, and according to the EC regulation. DALO is looking for information in order to develop a future Requirements Specification in accordance with existing products.
It should be stressed that this notice is not a call for tenders.
This notice is not a call for pre-qualification applications, and participation in the
discussions will not be required for prequalification in the coming call for tenders. It should furthermore be
stressed that replies given during the period of discussions will not in any way be part of any later assessment.
The purpose of this RFI is solely to give DALO wide background knowledge about the possibilities and
challenges in the marked.
By GLS DALO understands a complete manually and/or automatic operated technical system for protection and camouflage, functioning by screening the enemy's tracking ability of the vehicle in both the visual and infra red spectrum.
Additionally the system can be used as a less lethal weapon in relation to riots control.
GLS is an independent weapon system and must be integrated and tested as such, and especially according to applicable safety codes and standards.
The GLS is also defined as an integrated part of the vehicles accumulated protection, and designed for the vehicles within the Danish Defence, to solve tactical assignments in full spectrum.
The scope of supply includes, but is not limited to, the following items (in non-prioritized order):
— Wiring, including prototype and EMC test,
— Tubes, single or module,
— control box,
— Spare parts,
— Courses/training for users and technicians,
— Documentation,
— Special tools and test equipment,
— Service and support,
— Provide support to a System Integrator for integration of the GLS on vehicles, weapon stations and ring mounts,
As part of the preparation DALO may invite potential contractors to a discussion for the purpose of
gathering information to be used for the preparation of future tender documentation.
DALO is conducting the discussions/market survey via Mercell Sourcing Services http://permalink.mercell.com/61630014.aspx

Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35300000 Weapons, ammunition and associated parts

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures and duration of the contract
II.7)Additional information:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

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 purchaser is using Mercell Sourcing Services for this RFI. To notify your interest and get access to

any documents, you must copy and paste the following link into the address-part on your browser.http://permalink.mercell.com/61630014.aspx.If you are not a licensee of Mercell Denmark A/S, fill out a registration of your company. This registration is

required for your continued participation and is free of charge. After sending the registration you have free

access to all documents. You will receive access codes to www.mercell.com during normal working hours and

can then access the documents.
The potential contractors are expected to be operators within the market for GLS's.
For the discussions DALO has prepared a RFI questionnaire where the potential contractors are asked to give
their opinion on commercial and techincal matters. DALO would like to strongly encourage potential contractors
to obtain the questionnaire via Mercell, see also Annex A.1 and return it in filled out form — preferably in English and no later than 1.11.2016.
This prior information notice is to inform interested contractors of the possibility to participate in the
abovementioned discussions. Potential contractors are kindly made aware, that aside from the RFI mentioned
above, no further information regarding the tender material, documents, conditions or the tender procedure is
available prior to the publication of the contract notice.
Questions to the procedure can be submitted via the communications ‘tab’ in Mercell.
DALO may arrange subsequent technical dialogue meetings with participants, in order to gain further insight into
the information obtained from the RFI questionnaire. Due to a time perspective DALO reserves the right only to
invite a limited number of participants. Meetings will be held at the premises of DALO, cf. section I.1).
DALO emphasizes that this notice is not a call for pre-qualification applications, and participation in the
discussions will not be required for prequalification in the coming call for tenders. It should furthermore be
stressed that replies given during the period of discussions will not in any way be part of any later assessment.
The purpose of this RFI is solely to give DALO wide background knowledge about the possibilities and challenges in the marked.
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
23.9.2016