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.

Lakehurst Small Business Roundtable Industry Day on 18 October 2017 October 3, 2017

The Lakehurst Small Business Roundtable will be hosing our annual Industry Day on October 18, 2017 in Mancini Hall, Ocean County Library 101 Washington St, Toms River, NJ 08753 from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. The Lakehurst Small Business Roundtable works in collaboration with the NAWCAD Lakehurst Office of Small Business Programs in support of Naval Aviation programs, policies, plans, and other matters pertinent to NAVAIR and the small business community. This year's Industry Day will be focused on Research and Development with particular emphasis on the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program. Our Key Note speakers are Mr. Robert Smith, Director, DON SBIR/STTR, Office of Naval Research and Ms. Donna H. Attick, Program Manager, NAVAIR Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. Other Government representatives from NAWCAD Lakehurst will be in attendance. Please arrive early and take the opportunity to meet other small businesses working with, or hoping to work with, NAWCAD Lakehurst. Seating is limited so register early to guarantee a seat. To register, please visit NOTE: This meeting is closed to the press. Contact Information: For meeting inquiries, please contact Wm. Brad Mead at For registration inquiries, please contact Margaret Margle at

NAWCAD Industry Day September 5, 2017

The event will be held at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center on 25 Oct 3017 at 8 am. NAWCAD leaders are committed to making Industry Day programs a valuable resource for attendees. Help shape the agenda to your needs by completing a 5-10 minute survey before Sept. 14. View and complete survey here. Registration is now open! Click to register.

FY16 Top Ten Prime Contractors/NAVAIR December 20, 2016

This list show the top ten prime contractors for NAVAIR overall and for each individual site under NAVAIR. The top ten was determined by total obligated dollars as recorded in FPDS-NG. Click here to view the list.

Principal Deputy Program Managers (PDPMs) by PEO/AIR-1.0 Telephone Directory July 11, 2017

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

California Contracting/Acquisition/Procurement (C-CAP) Expo September 21, 2017

The California Contracting/Acquisition/Procurement (C-CAP) Expo (formerly named Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division (NAWCWD) Industry Day Event) will be hosted by the Ridgecrest Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB) at the Kerr McGee Center, 100 West California Avenue, Ridgecrest, CA on 1-2 November 2017. The objective of this event is to enhance NAWCWD-Industry collaboration in support of Naval Aviation and the Warfighter. The agenda will include introductory presentations by NAWCWD leadership, forecasted contracting opportunities for FY18 FY19 and FY20 and discussions on the use of Commercial Service Agreements (CSA) and Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADA). The Industry Day Event is open to all industry representatives whose companies can provide products and services to NAWCWD or are interested in the use of a CSA or CRADA. "Cybersecurity - Latest on What You Need to Know," "Communications Across the Acquisition Timeline," and "Industry Observations and Feedback." The Agenda has been posted to the event website: The Long Range Acquisition Forecast (LRAF) list is located at the NAWCWD website: Registration website: NOTE: NAWCWD is not the official host or sponsor of the event, but is an active participant. NOTE: The forecast is for informational purposes only. It does not constitute a specific offer or commitment by the Navy to fund, in whole or in part, any opportunities referenced herein.

PMA-290 Family of Systems Planning & Development (FoS P&D) September 13, 2017

The Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA) Program Office (PMA-290) at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland is conducting market research, and accepting proposals, white papers and other submissions for new, proven and emerging technologies. These products will inform program leads of trending products, services and processes that may support future upgrades, modifications and renovations of the U.S. Navy’s P-8A Poseidon, the U.S. Navy’s latest maritime, patrol and reconnaissance aircraft. Click for further information on submitting a proposal.

COMFRC Equipment Industry Day September 1, 2017

"Recapitalization and Vison 2020" The Commander, Fleet Readiness Centers (FRC), RDML Zarkowski, is sponsoring an unclassified Recapitalization and Vison 2020 Industry Day event on 24 and 25 October 2017. The event will be held at Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) in San Diego, CA. The purpose of this event is to provide our Industry Partners with insight into the support equipment, test equipment, and tooling challenges that the Enterprise faces well into the next decade. Click here for further information.

Message from GSA regarding SAM registrations April 27, 2017 registration is FREE! There is NO FEE to register or maintain your registration. Provide the following information to the small businesses with whom you work: If you get an email, text, or phone call from a company asking you to contact them right away about your registration, be cautious. If you are asked to pay money to complete or renew your registration, be cautious. These messages are not from the Federal Government.

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.

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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