The above process should be used as a guide/reference but is subject to change/delay. Awards against the Annual Plan will be staggered so notifications and negotiations may not start in May/June as depicted above.

Acronyms and Definitions:

AOR – Agreements Officer Representative

VRA PO – Vehicle and Robotics Alliance Program Office out of TARDEC

ACC-NJ – Army Contracting Command, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey

NAMC – National Advanced Mobility Consortium

NCMS – National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, Consortium Administrative Organization (CAO) for NAMC

NAMC Member – Any company granted membership in the consortium.