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United Kingdom-Bristol: Specialist training services
Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Collective Training Transformation Programme
The aim of the Collective Training Transformation Programme (CTTP) is to transform collective training to match ever-more complex threats above and below the threshold of conflict, enabled by dynamic exploitation of training data, immersive environments and hard-wired flexibility.
CTTP is the Army's methodology for moving towards Future Collective Training System 2025. It includes the transformation of both the commercial enterprise and the user experience. An alliance with the best of Industry will deliver technological innovation and optimise outputs.
The authority is currently moving from concept into assessment phase and is maturing the requirements and commercial approach prior to outline business case.
As part of maturing the programme, the authority is seeking to further engage with Industry through a series of Requests for Information (RFI) exercises. These RFIs will focus on understanding and refining the requirement and developing the Commercial approach.
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If you have the experience and resource capacity to contribute to the RFI process, you should sign up to the award portal by no later than 11 November 2020 using the link below and raise a ‘Clarification’ in award confirming your interest to register for the RFIs. The authority will grant access to the documentation and question set following your acceptance of the engagement terms.
If you do not wish to take part in the RFI process but want to be kept informed, please also sign up to award.
Link to sign up to award: https://award.bravosolution.co.uk/cttp/web/project/0c96f9e1-19fd-4c36-ae69-81de46bd1810/register
This notice does not indicate the start of the competition for any service or equipment and not does imply that the UK MOD will make a purchase relating to the requirements within the indicated timescale, later, or at all. The formal start of any competition will be initiated via an Advert.
The first RFI exercise will be launched with a short RFI Industry Briefing currently scheduled for 13.00 BST on 18 November 2020, focussing on technical capabilities, user requirements and technical architecture as well as the use of award. Only suppliers expressing interest in supporting the RFI process will be invited to attend this briefing.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
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GO Reference: GO-20201028-DCB-17290527