The Slovak Ministry of Defence has announced that an order for 4×4 multipurpose tactical vehicles for armed forces is now out to international tender, with restricted procedure as the selected method of public procurement.
The MOD intends to purchase 424 vehicles worth a maximum of 321 million euros. Included in the total number of vehicles and the price are also for 20 vehicles destined for the SVK Ministry of Interior.
The deadline for receipt of requests to participate is 2 July 2019. The MOD will enter into a framework contract with the winner of the restricted procedure for a period of 10 years. The contract covers an option to supply, for example, spare parts, mobile summer and winter camouflage netting, and additional services in case of crisis.
The SVK Government has given the go-ahead to the MOD to use the restricted procedure for purchasing 4×4 platforms. The project is part of the 2030 Long-Term Defence Development Plan. The invitation to tender was released in the Official Journal of the European Union today and it will also be published in the Journal of the Office for Public Procurement.