Through the use of an Other Transaction Agreement (OTA), C5 provides an acquisition path to connect buyers and sellers in the broad Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) domain. The tool’s agile framework enables fast, cost-effective, and flexible procurements for rapidly prototyping technology solutions.
Contract Details
Contract Number
Other Transaction Authority
Performance Period
20 April 2017 to 20 April 2027
Available to
US Army and US Marine Corps Systems Command
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  • Broadens the Defense technology base by reaching innovators not readily available to the DoD
  • Converts “Government contracting” to commercial practices
  • Rapid acquisition – projects under $100M can be competitively awarded quickly
  • Seamless transition from prototype directly into production
  • Open to large and small businesses
  • Flexibility in treatment of Intellectual Property
  • Platform for public/private collaboration
  • Project awards cannot be protested

Our Capabilities under C5

  • Offensive and Defensive Cyberspace Operations
  • Situational Understanding
  • C4ISR and Targeting
  • System-of-Systems Architecture
  • Tactical and Strategic Networks
  • Enterprise Systems
  • Software and Hardware Technologies
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Forensics
  • Analytics
  • Systems Integration
  • Electronic Warfare
  • Positioning, Navigation and Timing
  • Information Operations
  • Intelligence Analysis, Exploitation and Dissemination
  • Mobility and Autonomy
  • Sensors
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Enabling Technologies
  • Training