US Army awards TS3 family of contracts to Raytheon

5 July 2015 (Last Updated July 5th, 2015 18:30)

Raytheon has been selected as one of the prime contractors on the US Army Tank Automotive Command Lifecycle Management Command's Strategic Services Solutions (TS3) family of contracts.

Raytheon has been selected as one of the prime contractors on the US Army Tank Automotive Command Lifecycle Management Command's Strategic Services Solutions (TS3) family of contracts.

Valued at $634m, the five-year, multiple-award vehicle contract covers future work on sensors, fire control systems, and active protection systems, as well as robotics and autonomous systems for a variety of the US Army platforms.

The indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract was issued by the Army Contracting Command-Warren, Michigan, US.

Raytheon Advanced Missile Systems product line vice-president Tom Bussing said: "This contract award represents a major milestone in Raytheon's efforts to deliver vehicle-borne sensors and effectors.

"This contract award represents a major milestone in Raytheon's efforts to deliver vehicle-borne sensors and effectors."

"Our customer is one of the army's largest weapon systems research, development and sustainment organisations, as well as the centre of excellence for the Defense Department in the area of ground vehicles and ground robotics."

Raytheon IDIQ Service Center is expected to manage the TS3 contract to ensure efficiency and contract optimisation by the entire company and its teammates.

Majority of the task orders are anticipated to be performed by Raytheon's Missile Systems business in Tucson.
With a total ceiling of $3.5bn, the TACOM's strategic service solutions family of contracts include knowledge based services, equipment related services, and research and development.

The contracts primarily support service requirements for the Program Executive Office (PEO) combat support and combat service support, PEO ground combat systems, System of Systems Engineering & Integration, Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center, as well as enterprise agencies of TACOM Life Cycle Management Command.