Roscosmos have released a tender for a contract to finish MLM and launch it to the ISS.
Very odd - has there been no contract until now, or has the previous contract been cancelled?
(Below translated using Google translate.)Open tenders for state contracts"Create, deploy and operate the Russian segment of International Space Station in the part of the work to create a multipurpose laboratory module for the period from 2011 to July 2013." Code: ROC "ISS" (MLM).
Federal Space Agency - government customer (hereinafter - the Customer) invites you to participate in an open competition for the state contract to perform work within the Russian Federal Space Program for 2006-2015.Subject of a contract:
"Create, deploy and operate the Russian segment of International Space Station in the part of the work to create a multipurpose laboratory module for the period from 2011 to July 2013."
Code: ROC "ISS" (MLM).
The initial (maximum) contract price: 3.725 million 000.0 rubles.
Terms of the contract: November 2011 - July 2013
Place of work: the address of the Contractor.Evaluation criteria are:
a) the contract price;
b) the quality of work, services and expertise of the participant when placing an order for execution of works and services.Information about the competition:
Funding: Federal budget.
Preferences: RI: 0%, MIS: 0%
Ensuring the application are not required.
Provision of the contract: it is required.
Date, place and procedure of the tender documentation:
October 19, 2011 to November 22, 2011 at the Customer;
on the official website: http://www.zakupki.gov.ru/
and Online Customer: www.roscosmos.ru
Reception: October 20, 2011 to November 22, 2011 until 10:00. 00 min. Moscow time at the customer.
Date and place of opening envelopes and open access to filed in electronic form applications to participate in an open competition: November 22, 2011 at 10:00 00 min., At the customer.
Date and place of consideration of applications for participation in open competition: November 24, 2011 at 10:00 00 min., At the customer.
Date and place of tabulation of open competition: November 28, 2011 at 10:00 00 min., At the customer.Customer name and address:
Client: Federal Space Agency, Office of Manned Programs
Address: ul. Shchepkin, 42, Moscow, GSP-6 107 996
Contact: - Vladimir Ashurkov
tel. (495) 631-8438, fax (495) 631-9033 E-mail: email@example.comAdditional Information:
The procedure for assessing applications for participation in the contest is determined by the Government of the Russian Federation of September 10, 2009 № 722.
Russian release: http://www.roscosmos.ru/main.php?id=15&did=1616&lang=ru
Google translated release: http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=auto&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.roscosmos.ru%2Fmain.php%3Fid%3D15%26did%3D1616%26lang%3Dru