Red River Army Depot - Small Business Contracting Opportunities

Red River Army Depot TACOM


Red River Army Depot (RRAD) - Small business contracting opportunities and guidance for doing business with RRAD. This web page includes a master list of products and services procured on a routine basis to support this Army depot's operations, logistics, and vehicle repair activities. Also provided are small business points of contact at Red River Army Depot and other helpful base contracting information.


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Red River Army Depot is the U.S. Army's TACOM Life Cycle Management Command's "Center of Industrial and Technical Excellence for Tactical Wheeled Vehicles, the Bradley Fighting Vehicle, and Multiple Launch Rocket System."

RRAD has the capability to remanufacture road wheel and tracked vehicle systems; it is the only DoD depot with this specialized capability. RRAD is also the Army's repair and servicing depot for Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles. MRAP vehicles are designed to withstand improvised explosive devices (IED).

The Joint Services’ MRAP University is located on-site at RRAD. MRAP University provides maintenance and instructor training for personnel who will be supporting MRAP vehicles.

RRAD's Rubber Products Division manufactures and services various types of vehicle track shoes and road wheels such as the M1 road wheel. The Rubber Products Division possesses world-class, state-of-the-art re-build and manufacturing equipment and support tools for military vehicle tracked shoes and road wheels. 

    Red River Army Depot Map
    Red River Army Depot is located
    next to Texarkana in Eastern Texas. 

    Red River Army Depot has a workforce of approximately 4,500 personnel. RRAD's workforce is highly trained and certified. Many of these skilled workers deploy to regions across the globe in support of our military forces. The RRAD complex is large, spreading across 18,703 acres.  

    Examples of Army combat systems and vehicles RRAD maintains are:

    • Bradley Fighting Vehicles
    • HMMWV vehicles
    • Line Haul Trucks
    • Rough Terrain Forklifts
    • High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) 
    • M-ATV MRAP All Terrain Vehicles
    • Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck (HEMTT) 
    • Cargo Trucks 
    • Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) 
    • Armoured Security Vehicles (ASV) 
    • Heavy Equipment Transporters (HET) 
    • Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) 

    Military Units and Defense Organizations at Red River Army Depot  

    • Defense Distribution Depot (DDRT) 
    • Defense Automated Printing Services (DAPS) 
    • Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Disposition Services Red River
    • GSA Utilization Office
    • Civilian Personnel Advisory Center (CPAC) 
    • Non-Appropriated Funds Financial Services
    • Non-Appropriated Funds System Support Office
    • Army Health Clinic
    • Army Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) Support Laboratory

    Red River Army Depot - official website

    Red River Army Depot - base information: 903-334-4137


    Contracting Support for Red River Army Depot: 
    Contracting support for Red River Army Depot is primarily conducted by the Army Contracting Command (ACC) - headquartered in Warren, Michigan.  ACC also has a contracting office located on-site at the RRAD complex. These two contracting offices serve as RRAD's primary purchasing and contracting management activity. 

    Army Contracting Command (ACC) - Warren MI
    WRN (W56HZV)(DTA) 
    6501 East 11 Mile Road 
    Warren, Michigan 48397-5000
    Phones:  586-282-3742  /  586-282-4538  /   586-282-3549
    Army Contracting Command (ACC) - Red River Contracting Office
    100 Main Drive-  Building 431
    Texarkana, TX 75507-5000
    Phones: 903-334-3471  /  903-334-3813  /  903-334-3328


    Small Business Opportunities and Set-Aside Contracts at RRAD:
    Each year, there are hundreds of new government contracting opportunities for small businesses at Red River Army Depot.  These opportunities include tens of millions of dollars in small business set-aside contracts and procurements for products, equipment, tools, consumables, and services. In addition to set-aside contracts, there are numerous opportunities for small businesses who are interested in partnering with large prime contractors as subcontractors or as vendor/suppliers. RRAD Small Business Specialists assist small businesses with engaging in business with the Army at this installation. To request assistance, contact a small business specialist at RRAD.   

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