Global Combat Support System-Army (GCSS-Army)
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DESCRIPTION

Global Combat Support System-Army (GCSS-Army) is one program with two components. The first component, GCSS-Army Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Solution, is an automated information system that serves as the primary tactical logistics enabler supporting Army and joint transformation for sustainment. The program re-engineers current business processes to achieve end-to-end logistics and integration with applicable command and control (C2) and joint systems.

The second component, Army Enterprise Systems Integration Program (AESIP), integrates Army business functions by providing a single source for enterprise hub services, master data and business intelligence. GCSS-Army uses Commercial Off-The-Shelf ERP software products to support rapid force projection in the battlefield functional areas of arming, fixing, fueling, sustaining and tactical logistics financial processes.

BENEFIT TO THE SOLDIER

GCSS-Army will meet the Soldier’s need for responsive support at the right place and time and improve the commander’s situational awareness with accurate and responsive information.

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Replaces five logistics Standard Army Management Information Systems in tactical units and will establish an interface/integration with applicable C2 and joint systems
  • Serves as the primary enabler to satisfy the Army’s vision of a technologically advanced ERP that manages the flow of logistics, resources and information to meet the Army’s modernization requirements
  • AESIP integrates Army business functions by providing a single source for enterprise hub services, business intelligence and analytics, and centralized master data management across the business domain

PROGRAM STATUS

1QFY16: Increment 1, Wave 1 Fielding completed for 281 warehouse and supply support activities worldwide
1QFY17: Transition Authority to Proceed for Increment 2
1QFY18: Increment 1, Wave 2 Fielding completed for 2,900 Property Books, 12,500 Unit Supply Rooms and 10,000 maintenance activities worldwide (Increment 1 fully deployed)
FY16-FY18: Total number of users trained during Wave 1 and Wave 2 is more than 140,000
2QFY18: Increment 1 transitioned into Sustainment; GCSS-Army Increment 2: Incremental Development Decision

PROJECTED ACTIVITIES

1QFY19-2QFY20: Transition Sustainment of GCSS-Army baseline from the contractor lead system integrator to the government
FY19-FY22: Incorporate Enterprise Aviation, enhanced Business Intelligence/Business Warehouse, and Army Prepositioned Stock capabilities into baseline (Increment 2)

Contractors

  • Northrop Grumman (Bon Air, VA)