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Services - 473315-2020

08/10/2020    S196

Poland-Warsaw: Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) for Medium Altitude Long Endurance Maritime Aerial Surveillance

2020/S 196-473315

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Frontex — European Border and Coast Guard Agency
Postal address: Plac Europejski 6
Town: Warsaw
NUTS code: PL911 Miasto Warszawa
Postal code: 00-844
Country: Poland
E-mail: procurement@frontex.europa.eu
Telephone: +48 222059500
Fax: +48 222059501
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.frontex.europa.eu
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) for Medium Altitude Long Endurance Maritime Aerial Surveillance

Reference number: Frontex/OP/888/2019/JL/CG
II.1.2)Main CPV code
60440000 Aerial and related services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Frontex is looking to acquire aerial surveillance services by the means of Medium Altitude Long Endurance Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (MALE RPAS) for maritime purposes. The service will be delivered in Greece and/or in Italy and/or in Malta within a framework contract signed between Frontex and the contractor. The aerial surveillance service shall include reliable close to real time live data streaming and data sharing capacity in the requested formats. Frontex is looking for a complete service providing all the necessary technical and human resources, including obtaining the applicable permissions and certificates.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 50 000 000.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: EL ΕΛΛΑΔΑ
NUTS code: IT ITALIA
NUTS code: MT MALTA
Main site or place of performance:

GREECE and/or ITALY and/or MALTA.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The subject of the contract is to establish multiple framework contract for maritime aerial surveillance services with Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems for long endurance, providing of information via remote mission portal and sharing of compiled operational picture and/or raw data (the data transmission requirements will be defined in the specific orders). Frontex awards the framework contract to two (2) contractors, rating them in ‘cascade’ (first and second) order.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: technical offer / Weighting: 0.60
Price - Weighting: 0.40
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

This procurement procedure was open on equal terms to any natural or legal person wishing to bid for the assignment. Exceptionally in this procedure, bids from economic operators from third countries have also been accepted. Participation in this call for tenders was open as well to international organisations.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 202-490010
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Frontex/OP/888-1/2019/JL/CG
Title:

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) for Medium Altitude Long Endurance Maritime Aerial Surveillance

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
01/10/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Airbus DS Airborne Solutions GmbH
Postal address: Richard-Dunkel-Strasse 121
Town: Bremen
NUTS code: DE501 Bremen, Kreisfreie Stadt
Postal code: 28199
Country: Germany
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 50 000 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 50 000 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 60 %
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

Provision of RPAS including SATCOM services, provision of RPAS manuals, provision of training and training certification of Airbus DS personnel, delivery of spares to deployment base, depot maintenance, continued airworthiness.

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Frontex/OP/888-2/2019/JL/CG
Title:

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) for Medium Altitude Long Endurance Maritime Aerial Surveillance

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
01/10/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Elbit Systems Ltd, Advanced Technology Center
Postal address: P.O. Box 539
Town: Haifa
NUTS code: IL ISRAEL
Postal code: 31053
Country: Israel
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 50 000 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 50 000 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 40 %
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

Subcontractor will provide manpower for on-site services, operations, support, maintenance, logistics, training and other on-site services as may be required by the Contractor; it will also provide portion of the equipment designated for this contract.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergruenewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: cfi.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
01/10/2020