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24/12/2014    S248

Belgium-Brussels: EU Satcom market

2014/S 248-437353

Prior information notice


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
Fax: +32 25042975

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

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

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

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
EU Satcom market.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 5: Telecommunications services
II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: yes
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
The aim of this project is to provide commercially available satellite communications (fixed and mobile) as well as related services (e.g. feasibility studies, maintenance, leasing of earth stations, Satcom terminals, commercial crypto solutions) and options for other communication services for operations (e.g. theatre local radio network, IT network backbone for the field headquarters) through the establishment of 1 or more framework agreements on behalf of the contributing members, to promote ease of access and improve efficiency.
Estimated cost excluding VAT: 50 000 000 EUR
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

32000000 Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment, 32530000 Satellite-related communications equipment, 35640000 Parts for military aerospace equipment, 35710000 Command, control, communication and computer systems

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.8)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:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: