The contractual relationship is between the Government customer and Raytheon. GSA's involvement is limited to the receipt of the 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 Above Maximum Order Threshold ($500,000):
  • Consider Additional Schedule Contractors (review GSA Advantage! web site)
  • Select Apparent "Best Value" Contractors
  • Request Price Reductions
  • Place Order with "Best Value" Contractor
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.