The £1m contract tender details a 4-year framework agreement for the supply of camouflage face paint.
According to the contract tender notice:
“Babcock Land Defence Ltd – acting as agent to the UK Ministry of Defence (“the Authority”) – has under consideration a 4 year Framework Agreement for the Supply of Camouflage Face Paint. Please see the complete list on the Supporting Documents tab of the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.
The item within the scope of requirement is codified to a NATO Stock Number (NSN) 6850998862850, Specification Number: UK/SC/5772 Issue 6. Babcock Land Defence Ltd reserve the right to add further items of a similar nature to the contract post award. Expressions of interest to participate in this requirement are to be submitted on Defence Sourcing Portal (DSP) by completing the PQQ. The PQQ shall be assessed on DSP using the selection criteria given within the PQQ and within each question.
It is the intention of the authority to down-select between 5 and 10 economic operators who will be invited to tender. Only those suppliers who provide all mandatory information and are not subject to a mandatory exclusion will be invited to tender. In accordance with the Government’s transparency agenda, the Authority shall publish the Tender and Contract documents online. Prospective contractors are required to hold Quality Management System certification to ISO 9001 or suitable alternative, with the appropriate scope to deliver contract requirements, issued by a Nationally Accredited Certification Body.
You will be required to provide a copy of the certificate(s) as directed by any Dynamic Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (DPQQ) or Invitation to Tender (ITT) associated with this Notice, and in any event, the winning supplier will be required to provide it for review prior to contract award.
Further guidance shall be provided with the ITT. No business whatsoever is guaranteed under any resulting framework agreement or contract indeed there is no guarantee that any framework agreement or contract will be put in place in relation to this notice. No compensation etc. will be paid if a tender or resulting framework agreement is withdrawn for any reason. Bidders should take part in this process only on the basis that they fully understand and accept this position”
Bidding closes on the 22nd of May this year.