Army issues battle command products RFP
- By William Welsh
- May 19, 2008
The Army's Life Cycle Management Command plans to award as many as 10 contracts to the private sector to purchase battle command products and related support services.
The command is seeking service-oriented software development services and integration support for a wide array of battle command products, according to a notice
posted on the Federal Business Opportunities Web site. The Life Cycle Management Command is part of the Army Communications-Electronics Command.
The family of battle command products includes systems for global command and control, advanced field artillery tactical data, sustainment support, common software, maneuver control and deep operations coordination.
The total amount available for all contracts is $777.4 million. Two of the awards are reserved for small business.
The solicitation, and all future information relating to the opportunity, will be posted on the Interactive Business Opportunities page
. Companies interested in receiving information about the opportunity must register on the site. Responses are due June 27.
William Welsh is a freelance writer covering IT and defense technology.