RFP released for Army ITES-2 procurement

The Army released a request for proposals today for its $20 billion Information Technology Enterprise Solutions-2 Services program.

ITES-2 is a consolidated contract vehicle for products and services and will serve as a follow-on to the original ITES program. The contract vehicle will run for nine years and will include a wide range of IT services that support the Army's enterprise infrastructure, according to service officials.

The contract vehicle "provides an enterprise contracting approach and helps focus a smaller group of contractors on the Army's network management," said Kevin Carroll, the Army's program executive officer for enterprise information systems. "This will help the soldier to be able to rely on reach-back consolidated IT locations to get to their CSS [Combat Service Support] software applications."

The RFP was released by the Army Small Computer Program, the Army Contracting Agency, and the Information Technology, E-Commerce, and Commercial Contracting Center.

Earlier this year, the Army tapped 17 companies to compete for contracts and expects to award eight deals, four to large businesses and four to businesses having 1,500 employees or fewer.

The Army initially planned to release the RFP for ITES-2 in late April and then in early summer, but ditched both plans to refine its performance-based contracting focus, which supports the Army's enterprise infrastructure goals.

Dawn S. Onley is a staff writer for Washington Technology's sister publication, Government Computer News.

Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here


  • VIDEO: Explore the 2019 M&A Trends

    Editor Nick Wakeman interviews Kevin DeSanto of the investment bank KippsDeSanto about the highlights of their annual M&A survey and trends driving acquisitions in the federal space. Read More


    In our latest Project 38 Podcast, editor Nick Wakeman and senior staff writer Ross Wilkers discuss the major news events so far in 2019 and what major trends are on the horizon. Read More

contracts DB

Washington Technology Daily

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.