WT Business Beat

By Nick Wakeman

Blog archive
Nick Wakeman

$34.5B Army RS3 starts to roll

The Army is moving ahead with task orders under its new $34.5 billion Army Responsive Strategic Sourcing for Services contract.

Also known as RS3, the contract combines several other large services contracts including R2-3G and Strategic Services Sourcing.

RS3 is a 10-year deal that went to 16 large business and 39 small businesses. It was awarded in late May.

A source told me that nine task orders are now out for bid so awards under the vehicle should happen this summer. The source didn’t know the approximate value of the task orders.

The task orders are rolling out despite the Army’s decision to make a second round of awards.

Several incumbents on R2-3G and S3 did not make it onto RS3 but the Army informed them that they could be considered for what they called Phase 2 awards.

According to solicitation documents, companies being considered under Phase 2 can only submit proposal revisions after discussions with the Army. The Army will not accept new or amended solicitations.

My source told me that Phase 2 awards will not be made until May or June of 2018.

See this earlier posting on who the 55 awardees are under Phase 1. Some of the notable incumbents working on Phase 2 include CACI International, Leidos (thanks to its Lockheed Martin IT merger), Northrop Grumman, Raytheon and Science Applications International Corp.

Posted by Nick Wakeman on Jun 29, 2017 at 8:55 AM


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
close

Trending

  • Dive into our Contract Award database

    In an exclusive for WT Insider members, we are collecting all of the contract awards we cover into a database that you can sort by contractor, agency, value and other parameters. You can also download it into a spreadsheet. Our databases track awards back to 2013. Read More

  • Navigating the trends and issues of 2016 Nick Wakeman

    In our latest WT Insider Report, we pull together our best advice, insights and reporting on the trends and issues that will shape the market in 2016 and beyond. Read More

contracts DB

Washington Technology Daily

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.