The contractual relationship is between the Government customer and Raytheon. GSA's involvement is limited to the receipt of an industrial funding fee on a quarterly basis.

Agency Ordering Procedures (FAR 8.404)

Minimum documentation is encouraged to streamline the procurement process.

Actions Not Required:
  • Further Competition Solicitation
  • Requirement Synopsis
  • Fair and Reasonable Pricing Determination
  • Small Business Set-Aside Consideration
Orders Under Micro-Purchase Threshold ($2,500)
  • Select "Best Value" Contractor
  • Place Order
Orders over $2500
  • Best Value determination is made as required by FAR 8.404
  • Prepare a Statement of Work
  • Send Request For Quote to at least three schedule contractors
  • Review the schedule contractor quotes received
  • Consider price, plus administrative costs
  • Select the contractor who provides you with the "Best Value"
  • Place order directly with the contractor
Orders Above Maximum Order Threshold ($1,000,000)
  • Consider quotes from additional Schedule Contractors (review GSA Advantage! web site at
  • Select Apparent "Best Value" Contractors
  • Request Price Reductions
  • Place Order with "Best Value" Contractor
How Do I Pay?
  • Agencies can make payments for oral or written task orders equal to or less than the micro-purchase threshold of $2,500.00 using the Government Purchase Card. Raytheon will also accept the Government Purchase Card for some orders exceeding the micro-purchase threshold.
Blanket Purchase Agreements
  • Government agencies are encouraged to establish Blanket Purchase Agreements with a Federal Supply Schedule contractor to fill recurring needs while taking advantage of quality discounts, saving administrative time, and reducing paperwork.
Service Contract Act
  • Contracts under this schedule are subject to the Service Contract Act of 1965, and all contractors are required to comply with prevailing wage determinations as issued by the Department of Labor.