TARDEC provides full service life
cycle engineering support to the:
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TACOM LCMC provides a broad spectrum of armament and munitions technologies and
products by researching, developing, engineering, and leveraging advanced systems
integration of technology into both ground systems and their support equipment
throughout the lifecycle. Additionally, TACOM LCMC ensures warfighting readiness
for the soldier by purchasing ground combat, combat support and combat service
support items for the military.
PEO GCS manages the development, systems integration, acquisition, testing,
fielding, sustainment and improvement of Ground Combat Systems in accordance
with the Army’s Transformation Campaign Plan. This is done to ensure safe,
effective, suitable and supportable capabilities are provided to the Warfighter.
PEO CS&CSS is the leader in Life Cycle Management of current and future US Army
Combat Support and Combat Service Support vehicles and equipment. The PEO CS&CSS,
in concert with its partners in the DOD Acquisition Community, manages and directs
these life cycle management activities:
- Pre-acquisition activities from Concept Refinement to Technology Development
- Systems Acquisition
- Production and Fielding
- Operational Sustainment and Support
Additionally, TARDEC programs serve all branches of America’s Armed Forces.
Specific Department of Defense elements TARDEC routinely serves include:
- Army and Defense research laboratories
- United States Marine Corps
- United States Navy
- United States Air force
- National Guard
Other Federal Agencies
Various TARDEC programs also serve other Federal Government Agencies.
To name just a few, TARDEC has relationships with the Department of
Homeland Security, National Weather Service, Environmental Protection
Agency, Department of Energy, and Treasury Department.
Private Industry and Academia
In an effort to provide our Soldiers with the best available equipment and resources,
TARDEC is partnered with many of industry’s top automotive and research/development
corporations and institutions. Through this technology transfer, interests of all
parties are met and the best equipment is provided to our nation’s warfighters at
the least possible cost.