The U.S. Army CHESS Information Technology Enterprise Solutions Software 2 (ITES-SW2) contract is a follow on to the Army CHESS ITES-SW contracts that are the Army’s mandatory source for commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) IT software. Strategic Communications is one of only 31 contractors on the $13 billion 10-year award.

The scope of the Army CHESS ITES-SW2 contract includes software products and related services that have obtained a full Certificate of Networthiness (CoN). It will support Army, Department of Defense (DoD) and all Federal Agency enterprise Information Technology (IT) infrastructure and info-structure goals. There are 14 different product categories including IT Utility & Security, Modeling & Simulation, Multimedia & Design, Program & Development, NetOps, and Operating Systems. These 14 categories align with the major software categories identified by U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM).

Benefits of using Army CHESS ITES-SW2

  • No Fees associated
  • Decentralized Ordering
  • Open to Army, DoD and all Federal Agencies

Ordering Resources

Ordering Guide


Offering simple, straightforward contract vehicles through its online Army e-commerce ordering system, the IT e-mart, CHESS directly supports the CIO/G-6 strategy by providing the benefits of continuous vendor competition for best value and consolidating requirements to maximize cost avoidance and leverage the Army’s buying power.

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Period of Performance
August 31, 2020 – September 1, 2025

Contract Type

Army CHESS ITES-SW2 Contact Information
Nick Rosenberg

Contact Information
For any questions please contact the following:
Army CHESS ITES-SW2 – Service/Warrant: 833-339-0980
Army CHESS ITES-SW2 – Contract Info/Orders: 833-339-0981