The UK Space Agency has a requirement for a supplier to perform the Assembly, Integration and testing (AIT) for the MicroCarb platform and satellite.
The activities required include:
— The preparation of integration activities (analysis of integration and testing sequence, identification of means necessary for implementation, procurement of electrical ground support equipment, drafting of documentation, installation of the management system and the information dissemination resources).
— The performance of the assembly integration and testing activities at platform and satellite levels.
— The performance of activities in the frame of the satellite launch campaign.
These activities will take place in the premises of the service provider, in the premises of the environment test contract-holder and on the launch site.
UK SBS on behalf of the National Oceanography
Centre (NOC) is undertaking a procurement
exercise for the provision of annual refits (covering
maintenance, repair, enhancement, and refit) of the
Royal Research Ships (RRS) James Cook and
The objective is to deliver a long term agreement (3+1+1) that provides options for ship refits across all operating areas e.g. Atlantic, Eastern Pacific, and Indian Oceans.
RRS James Cook and RRS Discovery are purpose
built research ships managed by the National Marine
Facilities (NMF) at the National Oceanography Centre
(NOC), Southampton on behalf of the Natural
Environment Research Council (NERC).
For more information on NOC, visit: www.noc.ac.uk
The purpose of the proposed procurement exercise
will be to appoint one supplier who can offer a
worldwide service whereby the shipyard engineers
and quality processes can be operated in the
supplier's own yard or any other shipyard across the