Through purchase under a Framework Agreements, the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) is planning to acquire Designated Marksman Rifles (DMR), caliber 7,62 x 51 mm NATO — semi auto, including spare parts, repair services and training.
The Framework Agreement will consist of an acquisition part with a duration of 7 years and an option for further 3 years and a sustainment part with a duration of 10 years and an option for further 4 years.
A purchase of minimum 60 rifles is expected, but i may be extended to approximately 210 rifles.
The DMR shall be able to work on the following platforms:
(a) single person/team operation;
(b) shooting from confined spaces;
(c) shooting from ship/boat/Rigid-Hulled Inflatable Boat (RHIB);
(d) shooting from helicopter;
(e) shooting from vehicles.
The DMR shall be designed to allow mounting of standard equipment for a combat soldier, e.g. sights and sensors, using NATO Accessory Rails, STANAG 4694 or equivalent.
Preferably accessories should be delivered in TAN 499, multicam or equivalent for testing purpose a minimum of 2 DMR, 1 ea for testing purpose and 1 ea for back-up in case of failure, accessories and technical support shall be available at DALO premises, expected 27.8.2019.
The DMR shall for the test be delivered as a system containing as a minimum:
— 4 Magazines with a minimum capacity of 20 rounds,
— suppressor, approved for the DMR,
— cover for suppressor, mirage,
— hard case with padlock, which should be approved for air transportation.
— accessory rails in the following expected sizes:
—— 3 ea short, 3 — 5 slots,
—— 3 ea medium, 6 — 12 slots,
—— 3 ea large, 10 — >12 slots.
— Bag for spare parts, tools and other accessories (maintenance kit, etc.)
Precision will be tested with the ammunition used by the Danish Defence.
The motivation for this acquisition is to acquire a light, precise and well balanced DMR which:
— has fast, accurate and concentrated firepower to defeat targets at distances up to 800 m,
— has the opportunity to obtain a high follow-up on fixed target, a moving target and several moving targets on short distances,
— has good ergonomics and good weight balance.