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28/07/2021    S144

Netherlands-Utrecht: Command, control, communication and computer systems

2021/S 144-384270

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
Postal address: herc\
Town: Utrecht
Postal code: 3584 AB
Country: Netherlands
Contact person: DMO
For the attention of: Melissa Alleblas

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority/entity:

Address of the buyer profile:

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:
Request for Information: Federated Mission Networking Spiral 4 and Beyond
II.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Amersfoort.
NL Nederland
II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: no
II.4)Short description of nature and scope of works or nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
The Ministry of Defence is investigating which solutions will enable our ground forces to use their Land C2 system to communicate with coalition partners Land C2-systems according to the Federated Mission Networking Spiral 4 Friendly Force Tracking (FFT), overlay distribution and LC2IE specifications and beyond.
It is our intent to connect the Land Command and Control system (ELIAS) to a federated mission network, using Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) product(s) to comply with the FMN Spiral 4 specifications. Operational use for these specifications is planned for 2024/2025. Testing, Assurance, Verification and Validation and Implementation must be finished prior to this period (2023).
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This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35710000 Command, control, communication and computer systems, 72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures and duration of the contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 2.12.2021
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:

This tender will be done via the platform Negometrix3 accessible on After free registration on Negometrix you will get the required access to relevant information of this tender.

VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: