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Dstl intends to hire a Robotic Platoon Vehicle (RPV) with accompanying technical support and training, which is capable of being armed with a medium or heavy machine gun and has a Surveillance, Target Acquisition (STA) system capable of detecting a human up to 2km away in all light conditions. Dstl expects the RPV to be able to operate within a dismounted Infantry Section/Platoon and is able to traverse terrain associated with Dismounted Close Combat (DCC) in both the Urban and Rural environments.

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Dstl intends to hire a Robotic Platoon Vehicle (RPV) with accompanying technical support and training, which is capable of being armed with a medium or heavy machine gun and has a Surveillance, Target Acquisition (STA) system capable of detecting a human up to 2km away in all light conditions. Dstl expects the RPV to be able to operate within a dismounted Infantry Section/Platoon and is able to traverse terrain associated with Dismounted Close Combat (DCC) in both the Urban and Rural environments.

Suppliers should submit their interest via the Dynamic Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (DPQQ) linked below, prior to the stated deadline. An Invitation To Tender will follow to successful parties, with an aim to place a contract by the end of December 2020. The DPQQ will be evaluated on a Pass/Fail basis - a pass will be awarded based on satisfactory responses to the questions within the PQQ. The Authority reserves the right to query or eliminate respondees based on financial or delivery risk presented within the response.

Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.

The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on https://www.contracts.mod.uk/delta. You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.

Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: Y69HDWQB37. Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.

The deadline for submitting your response(s) is 19/10/2020 12:00. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.

If you experience any difficulties please refer to the online Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) or the User Guides or contact the MOD DCO Helpdesk by emailing - support@contracts.mod.uk or call 0800 282 324.

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Contract status:

Contract notice - closed

Contract value:

£0 - 550K

Contract can renew:

No

Contract type:

Services

Contract sector:

  • Passenger cars
  • Passenger cars

Contract locations:

  • East Midlands
  • East Of England
  • London
  • North East
  • North West
  • East Midlands
  • East Of England
  • London
  • North East
  • North West
  • South East
  • South West
  • West Midlands
  • Yorkshire And The Humber
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Contract suitable for SME:

Yes

Contract suitable for VCO:

No


Contract notice published:

13 September 2020

Contract tender deadline:

19 October 2020

Contract start:

4 January 2021

Contract end:

31 March 2022

Contract duration:

1 year, 3 months