Services - 365937-2018

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21/08/2018    S159

United Kingdom-Bicester: Marketing services

2018/S 159-365937

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


Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

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

Official name: Ministry of Defence, DE&S Mat Strat, Disposal Services Authority (DSA)
Postal address: Building 9, H Site, Ploughley Lane, Arncott
Town: Bicester
Postal code: OX25 1LD
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Nanise Qalo
Telephone: +44 1869258635

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority/entity:

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

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
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:
Collection, Sale and Disposal of Military Spares
II.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 3: Defence services, military defence services and civil defence services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance:
II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and scope of works or nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
The collection, sale and disposal of military equipment and spares, including minor platforms, grounded aircraft and marine craft.
Some refurbishment work may also be required.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 and 20 GBP


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

79342000 Marketing services - FB01 - IA25 - FB13

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures and duration of the contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 30.4.2019
II.7)Additional information:
The Defence equipment sales authority (DESA) is holding a Supplier Engagement Event to give suppliers an opportunity to input into what the future collection, sale and disposal of military equipment and spares solution will look like.
The event will provide a forum to share ideas on areas such as: the potential contract structure, evaluation criteria, achieving best value, compliance and contract management.

The event will take place on Tuesday 18th September at C Sites, Bicester, Oxon.

Suppliers should registered their interest in attending, by email to the point of contact given at I.1 by close of play Friday 14.9.2018.
Numbers are restricted to a maximum of 2 attendees per supplier.
A full programme for the day will be issued nearer the time.

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 Authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a Security aspects letter), the Authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise. The link below to the website provides information on the Government Security Classification.

Advertising Regime OJEU:

— This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU),the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and

Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.

The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on

You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.
Suppliers must log in, go to your Response manager and add the following Access Code: 3HPSCJ83KY.
Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.
The deadline for submitting your response(s) is detailed within this contract notice, you will also have visibility of the deadline date, once you have added the Access code via DCO as the opening and closing date is visible within the opportunity.
Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this opportunity prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.

If you experience any difficulties please refer to the online Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) or the User Guides or contact the MOD DCO Helpdesk by emailing or Telephone 0800 282 324.

GO Reference: GO-2018817-DCB-13030400
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: