The potential for a future tender will look to base performance data on the FBI Protocol Test.

The following calibres MAY be included: 9 mm.

— 223/5.56 mm.

— 308/7.62 NATO.

(others to be identified as appropriate).

The intention would be to also request ballistically matched training cartridges with a preference (if possible) to lead free or non-toxic and with a bullet that has a totally encapsulated nose and base (e.g. TMJ) and also frangible in design.

Any ammunition would need to function with MPS weapons.

No information/response is required to this notice. This is simply a market engagement exercise.

Extended TitleThe Metropolitan Police Service may in 2017 go to market for various ammunitions. This PIN is to provide advance notice only to the market of a possible Tender opportunity.
Extended Description

The potential for a future tender will look to base performance data on the FBI Protocol Test.

The following calibres MAY be included: 9 mm.

— 223/5.56 mm.

— 308/7.62 NATO.

(others to be identified as appropriate).

The intention would be to also request ballistically matched training cartridges with a preference (if possible) to lead free or non-toxic and with a bullet that has a totally encapsulated nose and base (e.g. TMJ) and also frangible in design.

The ammunition would need to function with current MPS weapons.

No responses are required for this notice. This is simply a market engagement exercise.

Publication Date2016-12-28
CountryUnited Kingdom
Procurement StatusFuture
TypeNot applicable
Contract TypeSupplies
Award CriteriaNot applicable
OrganisationMetropolitan Police Service
Attention OfGraham Colledge
AddressEmpress State Building, Lillie Road, Earls Court
TownLondon
Postal CodeSW6 1TR
Phone+44 111111
Class Code35330000
Class DescriptionAmmunition
SourceOffice for Official Publications of the European Communities - Tenders electronic daily (Ted)

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