Description of the goods or services required
Supply and Support of Diagnostic Ultrasound Devices - RFI
In April 15 the MOD signed a contract with Leidos Europe Ltd to provide the procurement and inventory management of commodity items (as well as the storage and distribution services) historically provided in-house by the Logistic Commodities and Services Operating Centre. Leidos, working with the MOD, will transform the way these services are delivered to ensure requirements continue to be met whilst providing best value for money for the department. The organisation delivering these services is known as Team Leidos.
Team Leidos would like to make interested suppliers aware that it intends to invite tenders for the Supply and Support of Diagnostic Ultrasound Devices for use in UK Medical Facilities, with a view to awarding Contracts that will commence in 2020.
Team Leidos require these devices to be shipped to a central warehouse prior to installation in Military Medical Facilities within the UK.
Single Statement of Need
A wheeled cart based system with a fixed screen suitable for Ultrasound of Musculoskeletal System (MSK), able to provide Diagnostic Ultrasound (DUS) capability to a range of body parts and with variable settings. It requires adjustable gain (overall and time gain compensation), depth, focus, power and colour Doppler, ability to flip images, provide extended field of view (panoramic), enhanced needle guidance and provide calliper measurement and split screen. Dynamic range, harmonics and compounding would also be beneficial. A minimum of 3 transducers: 1 high frequency single crystal transducer linear probe, 1 low frequency linear probe and 1 hockey stick probe for smaller footprint imaging and guided injection to smaller parts. The system must be capable of saving/storing static images and short video clips in DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communication Standard in Medicine) format that enables transfer of images to external storage.
Team Leidos wishes to stimulate interest, information and views across the market for the supply of this requirement via this Request for Information (RFI) together with other companies whom Leidos believes may be able to provide useful intelligence on our requirement.
We do not require pricing at this stage, we are only interested to know which products, if any, you are able to supply. Please provide relevant Product Brochures and Specifications as appropriate.
The results and analysis of this RFI shall not constitute any form of pre-qualification exercise and any formal procurement process will be undertaken in accordance with EU Procurement Law.
Nothing in this RFI, or any other engagements with Industry prior to a formal procurement process, shall be construed as a representation as to Leidos ultimate decision in relation to the future requirement. The publication of this RFI and associated documents in no way commits Leidos to pursue any tender process for the requirement.