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CHESS Mission Statement

Be the Primary Source to support the Warfighter's information dominance objectives by developing, implementing and managing commercial Information Technology contracts that provide enterprise-wide net-centric hardware, software and support services for the Army.

Reverse Auction Now Available!

Need to meet your Reverse Auction goal? Try the NEW Reverse Auction capability via the RFx Tool with NO FEE! For additional questions or to attend a Reverse Auction training contact Tricia Shelley at

Tactical Hardware Requirements contact CHS

CHS coordinates across tactical programs to provide consolidated procurement and sustainment of modified Commercial-off-the-Shelf Information Technology (COTS IT) and to ensure configuration and obsolescence management. If your requirements are for tactical hardware, please contact CHS at (443) 395-2465.

Army ESI Updates

On 1 OCT 2016, Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs) W91QUZ-09-A-0003 VMWare, BPA W91QUZ-04-A-0002 CA Enterprise Management & Security, and BPA W91QUZ-06-A-0006 Blue Coat and Smart Filter Webfiltering will expire. Until 30 SEP 2016, any requirement to purchase these products shall continue to utilize the BPAs. Effective 1 OCT 2016, software products that fall under one of the aforementioned BPAs may be added and procured off the ITES-SW contracts.

RF Process & Reverse Auction Tutorial

Join us 19 Jan 2016 via DCS for our CHESS RF and Reverse Auction Process Training Even! Learn how to submit Request for Quotes (RFQs), Request for Proposals (RFPs), Request for Information (RFI), and create Reverse Auctions (RAs) efficiently and effectively by utilizing the CHESS RF Process Tool. Contact Tricia Shelley at for more information.


All Ordering Contracting Officers must obtain email approval for orders over $500,000 from the Base Contracting Officer, Army Contracting Command - Rock Island, in order to officially solicit the ITS-SB suite. For more information please go to the ITS-SB Contract page.

HUP is Now Available Under New Contract

Army has received a new Microsoft HUP code. The new code and instructions on how to purchase HUP are located on the Microsoft ELA page under Software Agreements. Ensure you are CAC logged in to your CHESS account to access the MS ELA page.

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