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Country: United Kingdom

MOD Request For Information

GB-Bristol: Tailgate Exit Trainer (TET)
1. Contract Title
Title attributed to the request by the Contracting Authority: GB-Bristol: Tailgate Exit Trainer (TET)

2. Contracting Authority:
Ministry of Defence, Air Support, Flight Simulation and Synthetic Trainers Project Team (FSAST PT)
MoD Abbey Wood, NH1 Walnut 3a, #1317, Bristol, BS34 8JH, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 30 679 82436, Fax. N/A, Email:
Contact: James Cowley, Attn: James Cowley

3. Object of the Request for Information:
Contracting Authority’s file Reference number: Tainlgate Exit Trainer
Weblink to where further documentation can be obtained:
Short description of requirement: Training simulators. Training aids and devices. Parachutes. Flight simulators. Requirement to provide a Tailgate Exit Trainer (TET) system; that will be used to train military paratroopers on the correct method of aircraft exit drills, when deploying from the rear of military aircraft. The TET will require a permanent ground based facility to allow paratroopers to train repetitively on aircraft tailgate exit drills, to the AIR Capability Customer’s training requirement. The TET is expected to include a safe and robust training environment to enable trainees to undertake repetitive tailgate exits that reflect the conditions experienced at the rear of military aircraft during live exits, namely, this may/might include aircraft propeller blast and slipstream to present students with the effects on the body during exit of aircraft. A market interest day will be held at RAF Brize Norton on 26/11/2019. The day will provide the opportunity to discuss the capability further and answer any questions industry may have to help in responding to the RFI To book your Attendance to the market interest day please email by 19/11/2019. Notification of attendance is mandatory.
CPV codes :
34152000 – Training simulators.
39162200 – Training aids and devices.
39523000 – Parachutes.
34741400 – Flight simulators.

Time-limit: 13/12/2019 16:00 Information Requested: MoD request information from industry to help scope the above requirement and ascertain whether technology exists in the market at a more mature level in order to achieve this capability. For example physical training equipment or physical training equipment with a Virtual Reality (VR) presence. Please can all responses be limited to 1 side of A4 paper.


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