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Poland-Warsaw: Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) for Medium Altitude Long Endurance Maritime Aerial Surveillance
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) for Medium Altitude Long Endurance Maritime Aerial Surveillance
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.
Greece and/or Italy and/or Malta.
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 intends to award the framework contract to maximum three (3) contractors, rating them in ‘cascade’ (1st, 2nd, 3rd) order, provided that there is a sufficient number of economic operators that satisfy the selection criteria and a sufficient number of admissible tenders which meet the award criteria. Nevertheless, if there is only one tender satisfying all minimum requirements, Frontex may decide to cancel the procedure or sign a single FWC instead of a cascade.
The framework contract is to be renewed maximum 2 times, each time for a period of one (1) year and on the same conditions. In case one of the parties does not wish to extend the framework contract it shall inform the other party in writing, no later than 3 months before the end of the ongoing framework contract duration. Renewal does not change or postpone any existing obligations.
This procurement procedure is 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 will also be accepted. Participation in this call for tenders is open as well to international organisations.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
The tenderer must be registered in a relevant commercial or trade register. Evidence of that must be provided by submission of a certificate of professional or commercial registration imposed by the country in which the tenderer is established. If the tenderer is not required or permitted to enrol in such a register for reasons of his statute or legal status, an explanation should be provided.
Section IV: Procedure
Frontex HQ, Warsaw, POLAND.
Tenderer’s representatives are welcome (maximum one representative per tenderer). Please inform Frontex via email: email@example.com about your planned participation.
Section VI: Complementary information
An informative meeting, for the purpose of answering questions from potential tenderers and for providing clarifications, is planned to be organised at Frontex premises, in Warsaw, during the second or third week after the publication of the contract notice. Detailed information of the date and time of the informative meeting will be published on the Agency’s website (https://frontex.europa.eu/aboutfrontex/procurement/open-restricted-tender-procedures/) as well as in relevant tender documentation available on e-Tendering website. Representatives of the prospective tenderers (maximum 2 per tenderer) are requested to inform Frontex (by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org) about their planned participation up to 3 calendar days before the scheduled meeting. The list of questions and answers from the informative meeting will be published on the relevant e-Tendering website 6 working days before the deadline for submission of offers at the latest.
Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge.