3.1 Contract Requirements.
a. The NS seeks the supply of a Mini Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV) for operational requirements that will fulfill the criteria set out below. Naval Service personnel may be required to visit and view the proposed ROV to confirm that it meets stated criteria.
b. The ROV must be capable of being easily launched and recovered off a small support vessel or operated from the back of a road vehicle on a quay wall.
c. The ROV must be sufficiently maintainable in the field by trained technicians.
d. ROV system must meet the following specifications:
i. Minimum Depth Rating: 300m
ii. Maximum ROV Weight: 13 kg (with full ballast set)
iii. Maximum Total System Weight : 80kg
iv. Power Supply: 240VAC
v. Minimum of 2 horizontal and one vertical brushless thrusters.
vi. Vehicle minimum top speed required: 3.5knots
vii. Minimum Tether Length: 120m with tether deployment system with a tether outer diameter not exceeding 10mm containing.
viii. All components to be containerised in ruggedised protective cases.
ix. Sensors: Minimum of depth and compass required
x. Camera: High resolution colour camera
xi. Lighting: All lighting to be LED and be capable of tracking full range of main camera.
xii. Two years warranty required.
e. Control Unit: Control unit should have the following features:
i. 38cm High Resolution screen display.
ii. System should have integrated recording.
iii. System overlay to display minimum of date, time, depth and heading
iv. Rugged Hand Controller to be included with secondary means of control, i.e. back up controller, also required in the event of failure.
v. All labelling to be in English.
f. Onsite familiarization training to be provided by the supplier.
g. Basic tool kit and maintenance kit to be included.
h. Cost to include delivery to purchase address.
i. Commissioning of ROV on delivery is essential.
j. Manufacturer to include delivery and commissioning schedule.
k. List of optional tools and accessories to be included, specifically manipulator arm/grabber and scanning sonar if available.
l. Hard copy and digital copy of operators manual to be provided for all equipment supplied in English.
m. Servicing requirements and service schedule to be provided.
n. Service Manual for all equipment supplied to be provided in English.
o. Manufacturer to outline availability of after sales customer service.
p. Spare parts manual to be provided.
q. Manufacturer to state availability of spares and delivery times.
r. Delivery time from placement of order to be less than 45 Days.