The Department of the Army, Assistant Secretary for Acquisition (ASA/ALT), Program Executive Office, Enterprise Information Systems (PEO/EIS), PD Computer Hardware, Enterprise Software and Solutions (PD-CHESS) has awarded McLane Advanced Technologies a Small Business Prime Contract position on the ITES-3S vehicle. ITES-3S is a performance-based Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract that supports the Army enterprise and  infrastructure goals with Information Technology (IT) services worldwide. Overall scope encompasses the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Information Management (C4IM) requirements with the services and solutions necessary for the Army to transition from current service-centric IT environments to the enterprise Joint Information Environment (JIE) as directed by the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (CIO).

Contract Number: W52P1J-18-D-A005



Key ITES-3S Information

$12 billion contract ceiling

   134 labor categories with most divided into three skill levels (associate, intermediate, and senior)

   Access to 50 Large Businesses and 85 Small Businesses (135 total awards)

   Flexibility for Full and Open and or Small Business Set-Aside contracts; tasks less than $10 million are automatically set aside for small business

   Short task order timelines (less than 200 days for contracts valued less than $250 million

   Flexibility to determine contract type, evaluation criteria, and requirements (Cost, Time & Materials, Firm Fixed Price, Cost Reimbursement, and Hybrid Task Orders)

   Zero administrative fees for contract use

   Vehicle can be used throughout DoD and the entire Federal Government

   Period of Performance is from October 2018 to October 2027 (five-year base with four (4) one-year options)

   All Task Order Requests (TORs) are issued via CHESS IT e-Mart (

   Sponsoring Contracting Agency is Army Contracting Command – Rock Island

 ITES-3S Major Scope Areas

Cybersecurity Services

  • Cyber Security Development/Solutions
  • Cyber Operations
  • Computer Network Defense and Offense Services
  • Identity Management Solutions
  • Continuous Monitoring Solutions/Services
  • Cyber Security Architecture
  • Cyber Forensics & Analytics
  • Mobile Security Solutions
  • Computer Security Awareness and Training
  • Computer Security Incident Response
  • Information, System, Data, and Physical Security
  • Mainframe Automated Information Security Support
  • Information Technology Services
  • Enterprise Design, Integration, and Consolidation
  • Network/Systems Operation and Maintenance
  • Telecommunications/Systems Operation and Maintenance
  • Business Process Reengineering
  • IT Supply Chain Management
  • IT Education and Training
  • Biometrics
  • Continuity of Operations
  • Contingency Planning
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Cryptographic Support and Service
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Policy and Compliance
  • Public Key Infrastructure and CAC authentication
  • Remote Monitoring/Intrusion Detection
  • Security Architecture Design
  • Security Hardening
  • Secure Video Teleconferencing
  • System Recovery Support Service

Information Technology Services

  • Application and Service Hosting
  • Automated Workflow System Development and Integration
  • Big Data Analysis/Management
  • Configuration Management
  • Capacity Management
  • Computer Aided Design/Engineering/Management
  • Computer Systems Administration, Management, and Maintenance
  • Design/Specifications for Information Systems
  • Data and/or Media Management
  • Data Storage Management
  • Data Warehousing
  • Database Applications Development
  • Design/Specifications for Information Dissemination
  • Section 508 Compliance
  • Simulation and Modeling
  • Software/Middleware Development
  • Source Data Development
  • Web Enabled Applications
  • DODAF-based Operational & System Architecture Design & Development
  • Economic/Business Case Analysis (Cost/Benefit and Risk)
  • Electronic Commerce and Electronic Data Interchange Support
  • Global/Geographic Information Systems
  • Informatics
  • Information Architecture Analysis
  • IT Architecture Support
  • Internet/Intranet/Web Applications/Network Computing
  • Legacy Systems Modernization
  • Performance Benchmarking/Performance Measurements
  • Property Management
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Systems Development and Software Maintenance
  • Systems Programming
  • Video Teleconferencing/Audio/Visual/Media Systems
  • Voice over Internet Protocol
  • Web and Computer Systems Decision Support Tools

Enterprise Design, Integration, and Consolidation

  • Collaboration Systems/Facility Development
  • Compliance with Interoperability Standards
  • Cost Benefit/Cost Effectiveness Analysis
  • Independent Verification and Validation
  • Information and Knowledge Engineering
  • Information Management Life Cycle Planning/Support
  • Integrated Solutions Management
  • Knowledge Engineering/Management
  • Market Research and Prototyping
  • Measuring Return on Investment
  • Earned Value Management
  • Product Integration
  • Reliability and Maintainability
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Resource Planning Systems Development and Integration
  • Resource Systems management
  • Resource Systems Planning
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Software Life Cycle Management
  • Systems Integration
  • Technology Insertion
  • Test and Evaluation
  • Wireless Networking

Network/Systems Operation and Maintenance

  • Computer Center Technical Support
  • Commercial Off-the-Shelf Software Products and Support
  • Computer Systems Administration
  • Computer Systems Facilities Management and Maintenance
  • Licensing Support
  • Legacy Systems Maintenance
  • Network Management
  • Help Desk Support
  • Desktop Support
  • Software License Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Network Infrastructure Support
  • Office Automation Support
  • Seat Management/Asset Management

Telecommunications/Systems Operation and Maintenance

  • Telecommunications Infrastructure Office Automation Support
  • Voice over IP Support
  • Handset Management/Asset Management

Business Process Reengineering (BPR)

  • Benchmarking/Operational Capability Demonstrations
  • Business Case Analysis
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • E-Business Planning and Support
  • Functional Requirements Decomposition
  • Gap Analysis
  • IT Capital Planning
  • Quality Assurance
  • Risk Management
  • Workflow Analysis

IT Supply Chain Management

  • Logistics
  • Purchasing
  • Inventory Management
  • Vendor Management
  • Subcontractor Management

IT Education and Training

  • User Training Purchasing
  • Instructional Design and Modeling & Simulation
  • Design & Execution of Computer-Generated Imaging/Training

ITES-3S Performance Objectives

   Establish and maintain contract methodologies and operations that are flexible, facilitate change, and allow for continuity of user support.

   Continuously improve task order competition.

   Effectively utilize small businesses.

   Promote ITES-3S to Army, DoD, and other Federal Agencies and promote the benefits of performance-based contracting by Army users.

   Support and partner with CHESS hardware and software contract holders as a mandatory source of supply.

   Provide compliant, state-of-the-market, sustainable, supportable, and interoperable IT service solutions.

   Identify and implement best commercial practices, new technologies and streamlined approaches to improve performance.

   Support and partner with CHESS on the Army’s data and reporting requirements.

   Seek ways to increase customer satisfaction.

   Assure affordable, best value, and best priced IT solutions.

MAT ITES-3S Leadership Team:

Uli Werner

Chief Executive Officer, MAT
Phone: 202-390-9097

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Tim Kleppinger

Senior Vice President and General Manager, MAT
Phone: 804-895-1841

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John Piazza

Vice President for Business Operations and POC for ITES-3S, MAT
Phone: 540-622-3832

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Taylor Chasteen

ITES-3S Program Manager, MAT
Phone: 703-336-7687

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MAT ITES-3S Team Members:


Link to ITES-3S Ordering Guide

Link to ITES-3S Labor Category Descriptions

Link to ITES-3S Rates

Link to ITES-3S Press Release



Key Benefits:

   Government-Wide Use – ITES-3S is available to DoD and all Federal civilian agencies

   0% Usage Fee

   Decentralized Ordering (All TORs issued via CHESS IT e-mart –

   Performance-Based Cost, T&M, FFP, and Cost Reimbursement (CR) Task Orders

Further details about the ITES-3S Small Business contract vehicle are available at the Army’s CHESS IT e-Mart Portal,


Contracts & Schedules

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