Business Development - Partnership Opportunities with Industry

Public-Private Partnering (P3) is defined as a “Contractual agreement between an Army-owned and operated installation and one or more private industry or other entities to perform work or utilize the Army’s facilities and equipment.”

Examples of Public-Private Partnerships:
- Purchasing of Articles or Services (private industry purchases articles or services from an Army installation).
- Facilities or equipment usage (private industry utilizes facilities on an Army installation, using their own equipment and/or installation equipment, to produce goods and services to produce goods and services for government or commercial customers).
- Teaming / Work-sharing (combination of private industry and Army installation employees and facilities to produce or repair systems, equipment, and components).

P3 Program Initiative: The P3 initiative is directed toward improving the output and performance of DoD organic activities through increased participation by the private sector via industrial partnering.

P3 Program Primary Intent: Improve Support to the warfighter by enabling and empowering the DOD organic depots to develop appropriate partnerships with the commercial sector, while recognizing the legitimate national security need for DoD to retain certain core capability.

P3 Program Goal: Fully leverage the power of partnerships to enhance and preserve AMC’s unique organic industrial facilities while offering private industry access to those capabilities for mutual benefit. This will preserve and enhance the unique organic capabilities, facilities and personnel to maximize the capacity at each of JMC’s arsenals, depots, and ammunition plants throughout our industrial base. This growth is necessary for the U.S. Army to sustain the critical skills and capabilities it needed to maintain readiness for future operations.

Army Objectives:
- Improve operational efficiencies
- Lower cost of products and services
- Accelerate innovation
- Leverage investment
- Sustain critical skills and core capabilities
- Partnerships generate significant revenue and jobs for the Army, leading directly to sustainment and expansion of organic industrial capabilities

Industry benefits:
- 24/7 Controlled Access Security
- Easy Interstate and highway access
- Affordable and powerful utilities
- Access to highly skilled personnel and U.S. Army Centers of Industrial and Technical Excellence (CITE) advanced-technology equipment (partnerships available through 10 U.S.C. 2474)
- Letterkenny Munitions Center (CITE for Army Tactical Missile Systems, Guided Multiple Launch Rock Systems and Low Cost Reduced Range Practice Rockets Missile Maintenance)
- Pine Bluff Arsenal (CITE for Chemical and Biological Defense Equipment and CITE for Smoke Ammunition)
- Tooele Army Depot (CITE for Ammunition Peculiar Equipment (APE)
- Leverage ISO-certified facilities and Lean/Six Sigma processes
- Onsite emergency Services
- Potential use of hard-to-receive hazardous waste permits
- Onsite rail access (at most facilities)
- No Encroachment (permanent buffers)
- Flexible zoning policy
- No real estate taxes
- Increase surge capabilities and/or capacity
- Minimize process flow
- Decrease capital investment cost
- Leverage long-term use agreements