Call for tenders' details

Title:
Aerial Surveillance Services for Border & Coast Guard Function
Contracting authority:
European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex)
TED publication date:
20/03/2018
Time limit for receipt of tenders:
16/05/2018
Status:
Closed
Information
Frontex/OP/104/2018/JL/MS
Aerial Surveillance Services for Border & Coast Guard Function
The global objective of this tender is to enable Frontex and EFCA to have at their disposal aerial surveillance equipment, with a high level of deployability and availability that should permit these agencies to cover their requirements for operational surveillance capability. The scope of this tender is to establish a Framework Contract (FWC) with re-opening of competition, in order to acquire Aerial Surveillance Services, which should include assets and experts. Frontex and EFCA seek medium term cooperation with a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 10 Contractors providing Aerial Surveillance in each of the Lots of the FWC, offering the best “value for money”, and able to sustain readiness for cost-efficient surveillance services, termed competitive Specific Contracts, along the duration of the FWC.
Services
Open procedure
Closed
Checked
Milestones
20/03/2018 00:00
16/05/2018 16:00
23/05/2018 11:00
Lots
Lot number Title Description
Lot 1 Land Area Aerial Surveillance The Contractor shall provide the Contracting Authority with land surveillance flights in a pre-defined Service Deployment Area, within a specific timeframe. The purpose of the surveillance is to report objects and events of interest to a Coordination Centre designated by the Contracting Authority. The Service Deployment Area, timeframe, and objects/events of interest will be identified in advance in the Specific Contract. These services can be provided by either fixed or rotary wing platforms.
Lot 2 Coastline Maritime Area Aerial Surveillance The Contractor shall provide the Contracting Authority with Coastline surveillance flights in a predefined Service Deployment Area, within a specific timeframe. This service will support activities in the Territorial Sea of the Host Member State, following a coast band of, typically, 100 nautical miles length and going inside the sea up to 24 nautical miles. Purpose of the surveillance is to report objects and events of interest to a Coordination Centre designated by the Contracting Authority. The Service Deployment Area, timeframe, and objects/events of interest will be identified in advance in the Specific Contract. These services can be provided by either fixed or rotary wing platforms.
Lot 3 Mid-Range Maritime Area Aerial Surveillance — data sharing via Remote Mission Portal The Contractor shall provide the Contracting Authority with Mid-Range surveillance flights in a predefined Service Deployment Area, within a specific timeframe. This service may support surveillance activities also in international waters up to 200 nautical miles away from a base airport. Purpose of the surveillance is to report objects and events of interest to a Coordination Centre designated by the Contracting Authority. The Service Deployment Area, timeframe, and objects/events of interest will be identified in advance in each Specific Contract. These services can be provided only by fixed wing platforms.
Lot 4 Long-Range Maritime Area Aerial Surveillance – data sharing via Remote Mission Portal The Contractor shall provide the Contracting Authority with Long-Range surveillance flights in a predefined Service Deployment Area, within a specific timeframe. This service may support surveillance activities in international waters 300 nautical miles away from a suitable airport. Purpose of the surveillance is to report objects and events of interest to a Coordination Centre designated by the Contracting Authority. The Service Deployment Area, timeframe, and objects/events of interest will be identified in advance in each Specific Contract. These services can be provided only by fixed wing platforms.
Lot 5 Mid-Range Maritime Area Aerial Surveillance — data sharing via direct data streaming The Contractor shall provide the Contracting Authority with Mid-Range surveillance flights in a predefined Service Deployment Area, within a specific timeframe. This service may support surveillance activities also in international waters up to 200 nautical miles away from a base airport. Purpose of the surveillance is to report objects and events of interest to a Coordination Centre designated by Frontex. The Service Deployment Area, timeframe, and objects/events of interest will be identified in advance in each Specific Contract. These services can be provided only by fixed wing platforms.
Lot 6 Long-Range Maritime Area Aerial Surveillance — data sharing via direct data streaming The Contractor shall provide the Contracting Authority with Long-Range surveillance flights in a predefined Service Deployment Area, within a specific timeframe. This service may support surveillance activities in international waters farther than 200 nautical miles away from the base airport. Purpose of the surveillance is to report objects and events of interest to a Coordination Centre designated by the Contracting Authority. The Service Deployment Area, timeframe, and objects/events of interest will be identified in advance in each Specific Contract. These services can be provided only by fixed wing platforms.
Notices
Reference Notice type Publication date
2018/S 068-150085 Corrigendum 07/04/2018 00:00
2018/S 055-120752 Contract notice 20/03/2018 00:00