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Armour plating. The Authority has contracted for a number of items to support its requirement for Warrior Top Armour. The Warrior Armoured Vehicle is deployed on Operations and subject to IED damage. This requirement shall provide replacement Top ...

Contract award notice for contracts in the field of defence and security


Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Defence Support Group (DSG), DSG Support Group
Building B15, MOD Donnington
Contact point(s): CB/LSBU4
For the attention of: Mr Jon Mannering
TF2 8JT Telford
Telephone: +44 1952673941
Fax: +44 1952673865

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Supply of Warrior Top Armour.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

NUTS code UKG21

II.1.3)Information on framework agreement
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
Armour plating. The Authority has contracted for a number of items to support its requirement for Warrior Top Armour. The Warrior Armoured Vehicle is deployed on Operations and subject to IED damage. This requirement shall provide replacement Top Armour to sustain the vehicle's operational capability.
The armour is to be manufactured from a mix of steel and aluminium fabrication. Drawings shall be issued with the ITT. Any resulting Contract shall be subject to the following DEFSTANs:
DEF STAN 08-35: Ballistic Tables for DEF STAN 95-22.
DEF STAN 08-42: Armour Proof Ballistic Test Methodology.
DEF STAN 95-22: Aluminium Alloy Armour Plate (Heat Treatable 6-120mm).
DEF STAN 95-24: Armour Plate, Steel (3-160mm).
DEF STAN 95-25: Armour Quality Steel Castings.
DEF STAN 95-31: Aluminium Alloy Armour Plate (7019).
DEF STAN 95-32: Aluminium Alloy Armour Extrusion and Forgings (7019).
DEF STAN 95-33: Aluminium Alloy (7019) for Structural (Non-Armour) Applications.
The Contract shall contain a set of Key Performance Indicators to measure performance in areas such as delivery and quality, and shall contain remedies for unsatisfactory performance.

Expressions of interest to participate in this requirement are to be submitted, in writing or by e-mail, to: Mr Kevin Thompson, Senior Procurement Manager, DSG Land Supply, Building B15, MOD Donnington, Telford, Shropshire TF2 8JT, UNITED KINGDOM. Tel: +44 1952673947 Fax: +44 1952673865 E-mail: , and should, as an absolute minimum, demonstrate the following:

(i) Evidence of accreditation to ISO9001:2008;
(ii) Proven knowledge of and the capability to deliver the required scope of work;
(iii) Experience of supplying armour plating to MOD or other customers;
(iv) Familiarity and compliance with the DEF STANs listed above.
Only those expressions of interest that fully meet the above criteria shall be considered for Invitation To Tender.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 365 700 GBP
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
Lead Time. Weighting 50
Price. Weighting 40
Confidence in ability to meet offered lead-times. Weighting 10
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 57-093199 of 20.3.2012

Section V: Award of contract

V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 4
Number of offers received by electronic means: 0
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

ThyssenKrupp Aerospace UK Limited
Redfern Road, Tyseley
B11 2BH Birmingham
Telephone: +44 1213355100
Fax: +44 1213355050

V.4)Information on value of contract
Total final value of the contract
Value: 365 700 GBP
Excluding VAT
If annual or monthly value:
Number of months: 7
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:

Suppliers interested in working with the Ministry of Defence should register on the MOD Supplier Information Database (SID) Register, available at The MOD SID is a database of active and potential suppliers available to all MOD and UK Defence procurement personnel, and is the main supplier database of MOD Procurement organisations. Please note: the registration and publication of a company profile on the MOD SID does not mean or imply that the supplier has in any way been vetted or approved by the MOD. Suppliers wishing to compete for advertised MOD contracts must respond to any specific call for competition by submitting a separate expression of interest in accordance with the instructions of the purchasing organisation.

Advertising Regime OJEU:- This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU),the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and GO Reference: GO-2012829-DCB-4194493.

VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: