Supplies - 476330-2017

28/11/2017    S228    - - Supplies - Contract notice - Competitive procedure with negotiation 

Norway-Oslo: Combat uniforms

2017/S 228-476330

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Grev Wedels plass 1
Contact person: Solveig Ragnhild Teigen
Telephone: +47 67863794
NUTS code: NO

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.1)Name and addresses
Forsvarsministeriets Materiel- og Indkøbsstyrelse on behalf of the Danish Ministry of Defence
NUTS code: DK0

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.1)Name and addresses
Finnish Defence Forces Logistics Command
NUTS code: FI

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.1)Name and addresses
Försvarets materielverk
NUTS code: SE

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law:

Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland.

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Mercell Norge AS
Karihaugveien 89
NUTS code: NO

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

NCU — Nordic Combat Uniform.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Soldier clothing for Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland. See chapters 1.1 and 1.2 in the ‘Instructions for Candidates’, which are attached.

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II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 425 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NO012
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See chapters 1.3, 1.4 and 1.5 in the ‘Instructions for Candidates’, which are attached.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 425 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 84
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

The qualification criteria are presented in annex A PDT for ITC.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Competitive procedure with negotiation
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
IV.1.5)Information about negotiation
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 09/02/2018
Local time: 13:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

The pre-qualification process is described in the attached document ‘Instructions for Candidates’ and its annexes.

Candidates who are not pre-qualified can appeal the decision in accordance with ITC point 5. The deadline for petitioning for a interim court order is 15 days, cf. FOSA § 10-6.

The amounts in II.1.5 and II.2.6 are estimated total maximum amounts for all four nations in individual framework agreements over 7 years. See chapter 1.5 in ITC for further information on the expected intervals.

The procurement authority intends to pre-qualify a maximum of 6 candidates for participation in the competition, based on the candidate's technical capacity as drafted in chapter 7 in Annex A PDT for ITC.

The qualification critieria are defined in PDT, annex A for ITC.

The language requirements in IV 2.4 are detailed in ITC chapter 2.6.

Candidates are encouraged to use PDT, ITC annex A for their application for candidature. This includes questions, formulas and templates for providing information in accordance with the requirements in this notice. Emphasis is put on the fact that it is the candidate's full and complete responsibility to ensure that the submitted application fulfils the requirements.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Forsvarsmateriell / Land Kontraktsavdelingen
Postboks 800
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Candidates who are not pre-qualified can appeal the decision in accordance with ITC point 5. The deadline for petitioning for a interim court order is 15 days, cf. FOSA § 10-6. Appeals can be sent to Forsvarsmateriell, cf. VI 4.1).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: