US Army selects Raytheon for $2.4bn training support services contract

22 June 2018 (Last Updated June 22nd, 2018 14:43)

The US Army Contracting Command Orlando (ACC-ORL) has awarded a contract to Raytheon for the delivery of training support services to the military arm.

The US Army Contracting Command Orlando (ACC-ORL) has awarded a contract to Raytheon for the delivery of training support services to the military arm.

Raytheon is one of the contractors for the Enterprise Training Services Contract (ETSC).

With a maximum ceiling value of $2.4bn, the multi-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract will continue for five years.

Each firm-fixed-price (FFP) award involves a base period of one year and comes with four one year option years.

Under the deal, Raytheon will be responsible for delivering training services in support of the US Army and its security cooperation mission for individuals, units, crew and collective training, from platoon to Joint Task Force levels.

"This award reflects Raytheon’s extensive experience and successful track record delivering innovative, lifecycle training solutions to soldiers around the world."

Raytheon Global Training Solutions vice-president Bob Williams said: “High-consequence training enhances readiness across the US Army.

“This award reflects Raytheon’s extensive experience and successful track record delivering innovative, lifecycle training solutions to soldiers around the world.”

ETSC has been designed to offer core training services to combatant commands and their training of security cooperation partners.

The training services contracts have been awarded to a total of eight companies in two Lots, one for a Small Business Set-Aside (SBSA) and the other for Full & Open (F&O) Lot.

Raytheon, along with two other companies Pulau and PAE National Security Solutions, has secured contracts under the F&O Lot, which include tasks related to the delivery and management of training and training assistance for military and civilian-related subjects in a contingency operations environment.

The contracts will help support the US Army, Joint, and Security Cooperation Exercises, and perform operations and maintenance sustainment functions for training aids, devices, and ranges.

Earlier this month, Raytheon received a $161m contract to provide national training centre mission support services to the US Army.