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14/10/2015    S199    Agencies - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: 15.CAT.OP.124 — Course correction fuse integration with artillery systems in the EU

2015/S 199-360306

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: European Defence Agency
Postal address: rue des Drapiers 17–23
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1050
Country: Belgium
For the attention of: Contracting Unit
E-mail: procurement@eda.europa.eu
Fax: +32 25042975

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.eda.europa.eu

Electronic access to information: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1089

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
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 by the contracting authority:
15.CAT.OP.124 — Course correction fuse integration with artillery systems in the EU.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: EDA's premises, Brussels, Belgium.
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The study will identify ways to integrate and qualify European CCF solutions already available or under development in European Member States' artillery systems. The study will also highlight the possible limitations and restrictions deriving from the integration of specific CCF solutions/products with the existing artillery systems or with the fire control systems in use with Member States‘ artillery systems.
The results of the study will support EDA and its pMS in the identification of potential synergies in the field of precision engagement and will allow promoting further cooperative initiatives at the European level.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35300000, 73000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT: 150 000 EUR
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Not applicable.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Please refer to the tender documents, available on the e-tendering website at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1070

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Please refer to the tender documents, available on the e-tendering website at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1070

III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the tender documents, available on the e-tendering website at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1070

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the tender documents, available on the e-tendering website at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1070

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:

Please refer to the tender documents, available on the e-tendering website at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1070

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
15.CAT.OP.124.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
23.11.2015 - 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Any EU official language
Other: Tenders shall be written in one of the official languages of the European Union. The contract (and its deliverables) will be executed in English. Tenderers are invited to submit a copy of their technical proposal in English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 24.11.2015 - 9:30

Place:

EDA premises, rue des Drapiers 17–23, Brussels, BELGIUM.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes

Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: An authorised representative of each tenderer may attend the opening of the tenders. Companies wishing to attend are requested to notify their intention by sending an e-mail to procurement@eda.europa.eu at least 48 hours in advance. This notification shall be signed by an authorised officer of the tenderer and specify the name of the person who will attend the opening of the tenders on the tenderer's behalf.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
Tender documents will be available for download at the address indicated under heading I.1. The website will be updated regularly and it is the tenderers' responsibility to check for updates and modifications during the tendering period.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the contracting authority indicated under heading I.1.

If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within 2 years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see http://ombudsman.europa.eu). Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal.

Within 2 months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
2.10.2015