NAVAIR's Long Range Acquisition Forecast August 11, 2016

The NAVAIR Long Range Acquisition Forecast (LRAF) covering FY17 through FY19 is now available. Click here to view/print/save all upcoming procurements.

Principal Deputy Program Managers (PDPMs) by PEO/AIR-1.0 Telephone Directory August 15, 2016

Per the 12 Jan 2015 ASN RDA memo "Tapping Into Small Business in a Big Way", The Deputy Program Manager has been formally assigned as the Small Business Advocate responsible for identifying opportunities within the program for Small Business participation. Per Mr. Stackley, the DPM will serve as the technical POC for small business interested in pursuing these opportunities. A list of NAVAIR points of contact by PEO and PMA is available at

Small Business Roundtable General Membership Meeting September 22, 2016

The next Small Business Round Table General Membership Meeting will be held Thursday, October 6th, 2016 at 12:30 PM at the Engility Corp. Conference Room, 22290 Exploration Drive Lexington Park, MD 20653. The Engility Corp. building is located in Exploration Park. Please use the entrance facing MD 235. Please note that advance registration is required to enter the building. To RSVP and view the agenda, please visit This is a closed meeting.

Second Annual Small Business Industry Day 2016 September 14, 2016

The Second Annual Small Business Industry Day 2016 is sponsored by The Lakehurst Small Business Roundtable (LKE-SBR) in coordination with NJIT Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC). The event will take place on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM (Registration starts at 9:30) at the Ocean County Library, Mancini Hall,101 Washington Street,Toms River, NJ 08753 Who Should Attend? SMALL BUSINESSES interested in doing business or enhancing current business relationships with the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD), Lakehurst, NJ SMALL BUSINESSES interested in joining LKE-SBR and/or NJIT PTAC, who utilize NAICS Codes 541 (Services), 33 (Manufacturing), 811(Maintenance) Programs to be discussed: (For more information about these programs refer to last year's October 2015 LKE-SBR Sponsored Industry Day presentations located at . Aircraft Launch & Recovery (ALRE) . Common Support Equipment (CSE) . Peculiar Support Equipment (PSE) . Prototyping & Manufacturing Division (PMD) . Services-type Support Contracts . Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) / STTR Keynote Speakers: Emily Harman, Dept. of Navy Director for Office of Small Business Programs Shelby Butler, Associate Director Naval Air Systems Command Office of Small Business Programs Dawn Chartier, Deputy Director, Office of Small Business Programs (NAWCAD LKE) Registration for this free Event closes on October 12, 2016. Seating is limited. Early registration is recommended! Register at This Event is closed to the press.

Identify Potential Contract Opportunities using ezSearch Tool on the FPDS-NG Website June 11, 2015

ezSearch is a search function on the Federal Procurement Data System – Next Generation (FPDS-NG) that provides the ability to search for contracts based on free text. All contracts searched are in Final status. Any DoD contract(s) that are less than 90 days old will not be included in the search. You do not need to register in order to use ezSearch. Click here for detailed instruction on how to use the tool.

NAVAIR 4.11 Rapid Capability Engineering & Integration Department Industry Day July 12, 2016

Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) and Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) conducted an informational Industry Day on Thursday, 20 August 2015 located in California, Maryland. The objective of this event was to enhance Government-industry communication, conduct market research, and increase competition in support of Naval Aviation by presenting information regarding AIR-4.11 capabilities and the requirements for the procurement of services in support of AIR-4.11 missions. Industry has requested that the Government post future information relevant to the AIR-4.11 Industry Day in the form of a Solicitation vice a Sources Sought Announcement. At this time, the Government will continue to communicate with Industry using this Sources Sought Announcement (Control No. 07202015). At this time, the Government anticipates providing updated information on or before 30 September 2016. Please check the announcement periodically and/or at the time and date specified for more information. Should you have any questions, please contact Marc Concilio at Thank you for your interest in AIR 4.11.

Rapid Innovation Fund February 8, 2016

Good news: The FY16 NDAA extended the Rapid Innovation Fund program by eight years (FY16 through FY23). And the FY16 appropriations bill funded RIF at $250M for this next cycle. The corresponding BAA is anticipated to be released on March 1st. The full BAA schedule is at Government TPOCs can talk openly now; communications become restricted upon BAA release. Historically, about 2/3 of DoN RIF awards go to fund projects which derive from the SBIR program. The program is quite competitive: about 4% of white papers submitted get funded. Companies may want to review the FY15 BAA (DoN topics on pages 38-54) now as many of the topics represent persistent DoN needs. This National Defense Magazine article has more advice.


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