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FORT BELVOIR, VA, February 24, 2017 - Army Computer Hardware, Enterprise Software and Solutions (CHESS) in coordination with the Army Contracting Command – Rock Island (ACC-RI) awards Army Desktop and Mobile Computing – 3 (ADMC-3), a $5 billion firm-fixed-price contract, Feb. 16, 2017. The Army Contract Command received 58 bids for the ADMC-3 contract vehicle.

The ADMC-3 contract covers desktop computers, workstations, notebooks, tablets, thin clients, printers and multifunction devices.

ADMC-3 awardees are:

  • Blue Tech
  • Dell Federal Systems LP
  • Iron Bow Technologies LLC
  • Red River Computers Co. Inc.
  • NCS Technologies Inc.
  • Intelligent Decisions Inc.
  • Strategic Communications LLC
  • GovSmart Inc.
  • Ideal Systems Solutions Inc.

Work locations and funding will be determined upon each order, with an estimated completion date of Feb. 15, 2027.

Based on Fort Belvoir, Virginia, CHESS reports to the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS). Charged by the CIO/G-6 and mandated through Army Regulation 25-1, CHESS is the Army-designated primary source for providing commercial hardware and software solutions for the Army's IT requirements. Offering simple, straightforward contract vehicles through its online Army e-commerce ordering system, the IT e-mart, CHESS directly supports the CIO/G-6 strategy by providing the benefits of continuous vendor competition for best value and consolidating requirements to maximize cost avoidance and leverage the Army's buying power. CHESS works diligently with other Army Knowledge Management partners, including the U.S. Army CIO/G-6, Information Systems Engineering Command and Network Enterprise Technology Command to provide architecturally sound, standards-and-policy-compliant IT enterprise solutions to all Army customers around the world. For more information about CHESS, visit

Posted February 24, 2017