Rapid Response 3rd Generation (R2-3G)
R2-3G is the U.S. Army Program Communications-Electronics Life Cycle Management Command’s follow on contract to the current Rapid Response (R2) contract. This is a multiple award IDIQ vehicle to provide critical equipment and engineering services to government system, platform and item managers worldwide. Any federal agency will be able to use the R2-3G contract and it will have a ceiling of $16.4B.
Team Raytheon's R2-3G Proposal was submitted in Aug 08 and after an extensive proposal delay, we were awarded a Prime position on 29 July 2010 with the first task Order RFP appearing in Sep 2010. The solicitation requirements are to "provide support in the areas of technology insertion, system integration/installation, fabrication/prototyping, testing/certification, studies/analyses, logistic support services, training and engineering support services, including re-engineering and reverse engineering, for a range of equipments and services." (W15P7T-08-R-E001, p3)
We have assembled a first class team of small and large businesses to provide rapid, unique and innovative solutions to our R2-3G customers. Our commitment to leverage small business agility and niche capabilities is evidenced in our team composition, with 62 of our 81 partner companies being a small business organization. Our large business partners bring the power and resources of well established providers to ensure Team Raytheon can deliver complete, best technical and best value services and products.
The services/equipment of the R2-3G contract may be provided to support the Department of Defense (DoD) and other Federal Agencies and if so authorized by specific Legislation, State and Local Government e.g. Public Law 108-136 Section 803, Tasks for State and local Governments involving anti-terrorism technology and/or services or where a federal account is used to fund the effort.
To provide support in areas of technology insertion, system integration/installation, fabrication/prototyping, testing/certification, studies/analyses, logistic support services, training and engineering support services, including re-engineering and reverse engineering, for a range of equipments and services. Requests for services will be released as a RTEP (Request for Task Execution Plan) with a PWS (Performance Work Statement) included. The following excerpt from paragraph 4 of the R2-3G PWS solicitation provides the technical task areas:
4.0 TECHNICAL TASK AREAS
Performance work statements may encompass more than one task area listed below. Task examples are described to provide greater insight into the complexity and uniqueness of some potential Task Order requirements covered by this PWS.
- 4.1 Technology Insertion, Systems Integration and Systems Engineering
- 4.2 Software Engineering
- 4.2.1 Software Quality Assurance
- 4.3 Modeling and Simulation
- 4.4 Installation
- 4.5 Hardware
- The Contractor shall manufacture, acquire and assemble hardware only if incidental to the services of the Task Order…
- 4.6 Test and Evaluation
- 4.7 Certification
- 4.8 Studies and Analyses
- 4.9 Technical Data Management
- 4.9.1 Product Data
- 4.9.2 Configuration Management
- 4.10 Logistics Support
- 4.10.1 Operation, Maintenance and Repair
- 4.10.2 Integrated Logistics Support
- 4.10.3 Painting, Coating, Sealing and Preservation
- 4.10.4 Publications
- 4.10.5 Logistics Support Analyses
- 4.10.6 Preservation, Packing and Marking
- 4.10.7 Total Package Fielding (TPF)/Unit Set Fielding (USF)
- 4.10.8 Customer Assistance & Technical Support
- 4.10.9 Depot Maintenance Program
- 4.11 Training and Exercise Support
- 4.12 Acquisition Support
- 4.13 Construction Support
- 4.14 Army Team C5ISR Relocation Services
- 4.15 Task Area Examples
- The following task areas are provided as a few examples of specific types of work that may be performed under this PWS. Task Order efforts may include, but are not limited to the following examples.
- 4.15.1 Counter Narcoterrorism
- 4.15.2 Chemical Biological Warfare
- 4.15.3 Weapon System Development and Support
- 4.15.4 Network Support
- 18.104.22.168 Voice Systems
- 22.214.171.124 Data Communications Systems
- 126.96.36.199 Transmission Systems
- 188.8.131.52 Video Systems
- 184.108.40.206 LAN/WAN Systems
- 220.127.116.11 Plant Cabling
- 18.104.22.168 Collaboration and Web based Networks
- 4.15.5 Counter-Intelligence (CI) and Force Protection (FP)
- 4.15.6 Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Support
- 4.15.7 Homeland Defense and Anti-Terrorism Technologies and Services
The Raytheon PMO is the single POC for Team Raytheon interactions with the R2 Project Office. We are here to help educate customers, teammates and vendors on the process and use of R2-3G.
The contract itself is a very mature vehicle, this being the third iteration of this very flexible and responsive IDIQ contract.
Activities are addressed in a Pre-Award and Post Award environment and include:
Our PMO is structured to mirror this Pre-Award and Post Award organization and will guide you through the entire process from initial task identification, through RTEP release and how to create the response, the TEP (Task Execution Plan). We will work with you to ensure programs are executed, monitored and reported properly through Task Close Out. Please contact us at the numbers and emails in our Contacts link for any questions and help you and your customers need to take advantage of this vehicle. Team Raytheon is committed to providing rapid, best technical and best value solutions to the war fighters and other Federal customers.
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