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Support for Park Air Radios.

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Air Defence & Air Traffic Systems Delivery Team, DE&S;
RAF Henlow
Contact point(s): ADATS Commercial 2a
For the attention of: Joanna Driscoll

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
Support for Park Air Radios.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services

NUTS code UKH2

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Radio equipment. Support to Park Air Radios.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 1 450 000 GBP
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated without a call for competition
Justification for the award of the contract without prior publication of a contract notice in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU):
Directive 2004/18/EC

1) Justification for the choice of the negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice in the OJEU in accordance with Directive 2004/18/EC

The works/goods/services can be provided only by a particular tenderer for reasons that are:
connected with the protection of exclusive rights
Defence Equipment and Support Group (DE&S;), part of the UK Ministry of Defence, proposes to let a Contract with Park Air Systems Ltd for the Continued Support of Park Air Radios. It is intended that a Contract shall be placed using the Negotiated Procedure Without Prior Publication pursuant to Article 28(1)(e) of Directive 2009/81/EC (Regulation 16(1)(a)(ii)of the UK Defence and Security Public Contracts Regulations 2011) for technical reasons and for reasons connected with the protection of exclusive rights. Park Air Systems Ltd hold the exclusive rights required to provide this requirement as the Original Equipment Manufacturer and also exclusively have all of the expertise, know-how and documentation required to support the Radios.Park Air Systems are the sole producers of the Radios that require support under this Contract. Access to the technical design data for these radios is constrained through the protection of exclusive rights held by the OEM and they will not provide licence to use the technical data required to enable another Contractor to maintain the Radios. As such this requirement can only be carried out by Park Air Systems.The Contract is due to begin January 2014 and expire December 2020 - This includes 3 option years
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
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

Voluntary ex ante transparency notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 200-346727 of 15.10.2013

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: ADATS/394
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 1
Number of offers received by electronic means: 1
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Park Air systems Ltd
Northfields, Market Deeping
PE6 8UE Peterborough

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 1 500 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting

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-2014120-DCB-5401961

VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Air Defence & Air Traffic Systems Delivery Team, DE&S;

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Air Defence & Air Traffic Systems Delivery Team, DE&S;

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Air Defence & Air Traffic Systems Delivery Team, DE&S;

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: