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ACC Orlando Fact Sheet


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s one of six U. S. Army Contracting Command contracting centers, ACC-Orlando provides sound business advice and tailored contracting solutions to acquire a variety of products and services managed by the Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation in support of the U.S. Army.

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ACC Orlando Fact Sheet

  1. 1. | 3334A Wells Road, Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898 | 256-955-7645 | Asoneof sixU.S.Army ContractingCommand contractingcenters, ACC-Orlandoprovides sound business adviceandtailoredcontractingsolutionsto acquireavarietyof products andservices managed bythe Program ExecutiveOfficefor Simulation,Trainingand Instrumentationinsupport oftheU.S.Army. Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, ACC-Orlando is a $2 billion acquisition agency and a contracting center of excellence that focuses on customer satisfaction, promoting innovative and flexible business practices, calculated risk-taking, empowerment, partnering with industry, and emphasizes diversity in the workforce and professional development. ACC-Orlando consists of government civilians, military personnel and contractor teams. It is an integral member of Team Orlando which consists of military, industry and academia working together in the world of training and simulation. On February 9th, 2015, Heidi Shyu, assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, signed a memorandum aligning the PEO STRI Contracting Center in Orlando with ACC. ACC-Orlando will remain in its present location and continue to support PEO STRI and other Army contracting missions. ACC-Orlando is under the operational control of ACC and has entered the initial operating capability phase of its transition. This continues the history of Army contracting providing critical procurement support to PEO STRI since February 2007, when PEO STRI was designated with authority as the head of contracting activity by Claude M. Bolto, the Army’s senior procurement executive at that time. This acquisition support consists of procuring a wide range of training and testing products and services to include non-system and system training devices, simulations and simulators; operations, maintenance and service support for non-system and system TADSS, test range instrumentation, ground and aerial targets, and services and threat systems for the Army. The contracting support services provided by ACC- Orlando are crucial for providing Soldiers with the latest live, virtual, constructive and gaming training, simulation and instrumentation, goods and services, on time and at the best value for the government. ACC-Orlando’s primary contract vehicles are the warfighter Field Operations Customer Support contract that provides live, virtual, constructive and gaming training operations support; PEO STRI Omnibus Contract that provides training products and services, and the Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance contract that provides support services to the PEO. ACC-Orlando is comprised of five contracting divisions and a supporting staff of policy, cost and pricing, systems, business operations, plans and operations, and a source selection center of excellence. Since 2009, the contract execution divisions have awarded, on average, just over 3,200 contract actions annually, with annual contract obligations averaging $2.3 billion per year with approximately 16 percent awarded to small businesses annually. ACC-Orlando provides contracting expertise from its staff of about 150 people, of which 93 percent are civil service employees and about 7 percent military ACC-Orlando’s vision to be a contracting center of excellence, one that is viewed by its customers as superior and is recognized for outstanding support throughout Department of Defense. Its staff is Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act certified at the appropriate level. As of May 2015