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Notice Summary

Title:
UK-Bristol: Mk4a Suits - Surety of Supply
Document Ref:
GB003ZM334760
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Other
Published By:
Ministry of Defence
Date Published:
06 July 2020
Deadline Date:
03 August 2020
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

The Authority has a requirement to provide a surety of supply to the CBRN MK4a Individual Protective Equipment (IPE), a capability that is available for the whole force. The Mk4a is designed as an over suit to shed liquid chemical contamination and provide an acceptable level of Chemical Weapon (CW) vapour protection. The MK4a comprises of jacket and trousers. It forms part of a protective ensemble with the respirator, gloves, and over-boots. The Authority requires the supplier to purchase and stockpile material used for MK4a suits. Should a need occur, the supplier will be expected to fulfill a large order within a short timeframe. The aim of this project is not to enhance the MK4a's capability, only to maintain its performance requirement and to be able to order more of the same, if required. The assurance of the supply chain is paramount within this project; to be able to purchase and re-buy rapidly whilst not reducing its quality. Within the contract, the supplier will be expected to produce an annual batch of test suits to confirm they meet acceptable threat thresholds and quality standards. The Mk4a must be able to inter-operate with all other components, including Gloves (Airboss Moulded Gloves), Boots (Moulded Airboss CBRN Lightweight Overboot) and Respirator (General Service Respirator).

Notice Details

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SUPPLIES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address

Ministry of Defence
N/A
Bristol UK
N/A N/A
caroline.mclaughlin108@mod.gov.uk N/A

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Mk4a Suits - Surety of Supply

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The Authority has a requirement to provide a surety of supply to the CBRN MK4a Individual Protective Equipment (IPE), a capability that is available for the whole force. The Mk4a is designed as an over suit to shed liquid chemical contamination and provide an acceptable level of Chemical Weapon (CW) vapour protection. The MK4a comprises of jacket and trousers. It forms part of a protective ensemble with the respirator, gloves, and over-boots.

The Authority requires the supplier to purchase and stockpile material used for MK4a suits. Should a need occur, the supplier will be expected to fulfill a large order within a short timeframe. The aim of this project is not to enhance the MK4a's capability, only to maintain its performance requirement and to be able to order more of the same, if required. The assurance of the supply chain is paramount within this project; to be able to purchase and re-buy rapidly whilst not reducing its quality. Within the contract, the supplier will be expected to produce an annual batch of test suits to confirm they meet acceptable threat thresholds and quality standards.

The Mk4a must be able to inter-operate with all other components, including Gloves (Airboss Moulded Gloves), Boots (Moulded Airboss CBRN Lightweight Overboot) and Respirator (General Service Respirator).

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Location of contract Any region

Value of contract £19,800,000

Contract start date 01 June 2021

Contract end date 31 May 2026

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

The procedure type is unknown.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

n/a

4.3

Time Limits

   03-08-2020  Time 12:00

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Please visit the following portal to view this notice:

https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/f7efa2c6-8e1b-4bfb-8f82-cda9b16ef56d?origin=SearchResults&p=1

Closing date 03 August 2020

(MT Ref:334760)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 06-07-2020

Current Notes