***ATTENTION*** NAVAIR's Long Range Acquisition Forecast Covering FYs 15-17 August 19, 2014

The NAVAIR Long Range Acquisition Forecast (LRAF) covering FY15 through FY17 is available. Click here to view/print/save all upcoming procurements.

2015 Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement Event January 27, 2015

The 2015 Navy Gold Coast Procurement Event will be held 25-26 August in San Diego, CA. The purpose of Gold Coast is to provide a forum to educate, guide, and assist businesses, especially small businesses, in working with the government, primarily the Department of Defense. Registration is open. Click on the title of this announcement for more information.

Naval Future Force Science & Technology EXPO September 22, 2014

The Naval Future Force Science & Technology (S&T) Expo is the premiere event sponsored by the Office of Naval Research’s (ONR). Formerly titled ONR S&T Partnership Conference, it provides access to naval leaders who will discuss the objectives of the revised Naval S&T Strategy; the status of key programs: and new research opportunities within the Navy and Marine Corps community at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C, February 4-5, 2015. Click here to register and view full website.

Rapid Innovation Fund BAA January 27, 2015

The FY15 Rapid Innovation Fund Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) is scheduled to be released in FEDBIZOPPs on 1 April 2015. For more information, to include useful advice for prospective offerors, click on the title of this announcement.

Identify Potential Contract Opportunities using ezSearch Tool on the FPDS-NG Website August 29, 2013

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.

VH-3D Presidential Helicopter Lighting Upgrade Small Business Set-Aside Solicitation N00019-14-R-100 January 6, 2015

The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), Patuxent River, MD, intends to negotiate and award a Small Business Set-Aside Competitive Contract, in accordance with FAR 19.502-2(b). The applicable Product Service Code is 6220 and the NAICS code is 336320, which has a size standard of 750 employees. The Contractor must have the ability to obtain and provide the development and qualification to deliver Light Emitting Diode (LED) and Night Vision Imaging System (NVIS) interior cockpit lighting and exterior aircraft lighting for the VH-3D Presidential Helicopter. The lighting shall provide the capability for the VH-3D interior cockpit lighting and exterior aircraft lighting to comply with current Day, Night and NVIS requirements and utilize LED lighting to reduce overall electrical loads and aircraft gross weight. The effort will encompass the development of the LED light; manufacturing of various prototype units; the performance of light output, electrical power and environmental testing necessary to qualify and receive flight clearance for the LED light with the option to deliver additional LED lights. Go to this link to see the FBO posting: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DON/NAVAIR/N00421/N00019-14-R-1004/listing.html

Training and Simulation Industry Symposium (TSIS) September 29, 2014

The annual Training and Simulation Industry Symposium (TSIS) event is jointly presented by the Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force. The Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD), Orlando, FL, a field activity of the NAVAIRSYSCOM, is the participating Navy command. During the most recent TSIS in June 2014 NAWCTSD presented its Long Range Acquisition Forecast (LRAF), which may be found at http://www.navair.navy.mil/nawctsd/EBusiness/BusOps/Forecast/TSIS.cfm.

NAVAIR Additive Manufacturing Industry Day September 8, 2014

The Naval Air Systems Command Additive Manufacturing IPT conducted an informational Industry Day on 24 July 2014. The Industry Day agenda covered NAVAIR's Additive Manufacturing (AM) Command Goals, PEO Perspective on AM Capability, AM Technology Development Roadmap, AM Demonstration Planning, Qualification and Certification Strategy, Technical Data Standards Development, and Logistics IT. Click here to view agenda and associated briefings.

How the Navy Can Better Serve The Small Business Industrial Base August 13, 2014

Discussions were held at the 2013 Navy Gold Coast between the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP) and the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) on how the Navy could improve opportunities for small businesses to compete for Navy procurements. The SECNAV OSBP Director sent NDIA a letter addressing the sixteen recommendations along with specific actions resulting from Roundtable forums held by the Assistant Secretary of the Navy. Click here to view/print/save the letter.

NAWCWD Industry Day Presentations June 30, 2014

The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) hosted the Long Range Acquisition Forecast (LRAF) Industry Day Event on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at the Kerr McGee Center. The objective of the event was to enhance the NAWCWD-Industry collaboration in support of Naval Aviation and the Warfighter. Click here to view/save/print the presentations that were given at the event.

***News Article*** - NAVAIR Commander's Awards - June 12, 2014 June 23, 2014

The 14th annual NAVAIR Commander’s National Awards ceremony that were held at NAS Patuxent River on June 10, 2014 recognized the importance of teamwork in advancing NAVAIR’s mission and goals. NAVAIR’s highest team awards celebrate technical, business and leadership excellence in support of NAVAIR’s focus areas: increase speed to the fleet, consistently deliver integrated and interoperable warfighting capabilities, and improve affordability. Click here to view/save/print the news article.

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Brief from Naval Aviation Small Business Roundtable General Membership Meeting May 20, 2014

The "NAWCAD Strategic View & Initiatives" brief given by RDML Mark Darrah and Mr. Gary Kessler at the 16 May 14 Small Business Roundtable meeting is now available. Click here to view/save/print the file.

Sea-Air-Space 2014 Small Business Forum April 28, 2014

Slides from the two presentations at the Sea-Air-Space 2014 Small Business Forum are available at http://www.secnav.navy.mil/smallbusiness/Pages/tutorials.aspx.


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