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Provision of SATCOM services for RPAS
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European Maritime Safety Agency
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Question details
EN-02 Tender Specifications and EN-03 Tender Specifications Appendix 1 Technical Specifications Lot 1 and Lot 2.
For Lot 1 and Lot 2, shall the VSAT terminal be part of the scope of our service (terminal leasing) or shall the information be delivered using EMSA's internet connection?
Lot 1 and Lot 2 are intended for SATCOM services provision for RPAS; a Specific Contract (SC) for these lots will be activated anytime that EMSA will have RPAS operations requiring BRLOS communications. The SATCOM terminal provision (for RPAS) is not part of the scope of the service but as written in point 3.2.7 of the Tender Specifications and in point 2.4 of Appendix 1 Technical Specifications: 2.4.2 "for Lot 1,2 the Contractor shall make available a list of compatible SATCOM terminals and provide the corresponding performance (link budget) of the offered SATCOM solution when using each one of the terminals." 2.4.2 "it is not compulsory but it is recommended to place at the disposal of the Agency’s RPAS Services Providers leasing contracts for the SATCOM terminal within the list of compatible terminals in order to minimize the implementation risk. In the instance of including the terminal leasing option the Contractor must provide the expected leasing prices for the offered SATCOM terminal." 2.4.3 "if the leasing option is not envisaged the list of compatible terminals should only include off-the-shelf SATCOM terminals. In the case of including the leasing option, customized SATCOM terminals can be incorporated." The VSAT terminal is part of the scope of the service for Lot 3, a Specific Contract (SC) for Lot 3 will be activated when in absence of terrestrial LAN infrastructure or mobile wireless networks (3G, 4G, etc.), internet access can be granted by placing a VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) at the LGCS.