This purchase consist of 2 framework agreements. The executive framework agreement is about the purchase of ballistic and non ballistic helmets with a duration for 7 years. The second framework agreement, which is an appendix to the executive framework agreement, is about the purchase of spare parts to the ballistic and non ballistic helmets, education and training as well as the purchase of life extension for the purchased ballistic and non ballistic helmets.This framework agreement has a duration for 14 years.
The life extension will be a part of the negotiation, why this might be removed from the framework agreement before the best and final offer (BAFO) is provided to DALO.
The Danish soldier will use the Ballistic helmets and NON ballistic helmets in the solution of common educational and operational tasks, both nationally and internationally. The ballistic helmets and NON ballistic helmets shall protect the soldiers head from fragments, projectiles, fallen objects and similar foreign objects. The ballistic helmet and NON ballistic helmet solution shall contain: Helmet Basic, Helmet Operative, Helmet NON Ballistic HIGH CUT, Helmet NON Ballistic HIGH CUT Maritime and Helmet Ballistic HIGH CUT. The requirements for each type of helmet is described in the requirement specification.
Helmet Basic has none to low ballistic protection, but shall protect against falling objects. Helmet Basic will primarily be used by conscripts as an exercise helmet. Helmet Basic is a low price helmet, which shall look similar in design, shape and weigh as Helmet Operative. Helmet Basic does not have bracket for Night Vision Goggle on the helmet and is only intended to be used nationally.
Helmet Operative has high ballistic protection, low weight and has bracket for night vision goggles and rails on both sides of the helmet for option to mount equipment. The helmet will be used in national and international training and operational situations.
Helmet Ballistic HIGH CUT:
Helmet Ballistic HIGH CUT has high ballistic protection, low weight and has bracket for night vision goggles and rails on both sides of the helmet. The helmet will primarily be used by special operation soldiers and soldiers in special functions. The helmet will be used in national and international training and operational situations.
Helmet NON ballistic High CUT and Helmet NON ballistic HIGH CUT Maritime:
Helmet NON ballistic HIGH CUT has the possibility of adding supplementary ballistic add-on protection, has bracket for night vision goggle, rails on both sides of the helmet. The NON ballistic HIGH CUT helmet will primarily be used by special operation soldiers and by soldiers in the maritime branch. The helmet will be used in national and international land and maritime training and operational situations.
The helmets must be fully functional with the accessories listed in Special Appendix 18. Special Appendix 18 will be made available after the prequalification.
The Danish Police and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark are also entitled to use the framework agreements.
Candidates are made aware that it is mandatory to deliver test specimens to DALO and The Danish Army in connection with the first indicative offer (INDO) and for the best and final offer (BAFO). The test specimens will be subject to a subject matter expert evaluation at the INDO, and a test at the BAFO. The test is described in more detail in Enclosure 4 which will be available after the prequalification.
For INDO there must be delivered 8 helmets and for BAFO there must be delivered 57 helmets (in differentied sizes and types). Furthermore there must be delivered various types of accessories/spare parts for BAFO. The test is expected to be conducted from week 40 - 48, 2019 (after BAFO). However, this may be subject to change. More information will be available after the prequalification.
The candidates shall not deliver test specimens in order to participate in the prequalification, however the candidates are encouraged to utilize the time during the prequalification period to insure timely delivery of the test specimens.
An information meeting for all prequalified tenderers will be held the 22.5.2019 at the premises of DALO.
Please note that the framework agreements contains an industrial cooperation with a total value of 25 % of the total value of the frameworks.