Advance Info 32

Published: 27 Feb 2013

Preliminary Inquiry  to select companies who will then be 1st Qtr. 2014 invited to respond to the ensuing Call for tender for the procurement of the Mechanics and Electro-mechanics of the Segment Subunits of the E-ELT Primary Mirror (M1).The scope of supply will include the design, qualification, manufacturing and final testing of the Segment Supports, Segment Fixed Frames, spares, as well as all necessary tools, procedures, and documentation required to integrate the Supports with the Segments, Handle and transport the Segment Assemblies, operate and maintain the M1.Segment Assemblies.The Preliminary Inquiry is scheduled to be issued in Q1 2014, to potential suppliers in ESO Member States and Brazil.

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