U.S. Armed Forces-RDAP

For the U.S. Armed Forces, MELE provides mission essential support for the Joint Enterprise – Research Development Acquisition Program (JE-RDAP). JE-RDAP is a Multiple Award (MA), enterprise-wide omnibus Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle for future research, development, production, procurement, and RDAPfielding of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive materials (CBRNE) defense systems, equipment, and materiel.

Under this contract, MELE performs:

  • Research, design, and development, that includes integration of CBRNE Defense systems and capabilities, or non-CBRNE systems and capabilities, and manufacturing, including scale up manufacturing of R&D programs
  • Acquisition activities for:
    • Development and execution of the Materiel Development Decision (MDD) phase
    • Technical Maturation/Risk Reduction (TMRR) phase
    • Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase
    • Production and Deployment phase
  • Sustainment and related logistics support activities

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