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Market Research: Solicitation, Drawing and Specification Research

Market research is required to determine whether the government is purchasing goods and services that your company sells.

Search Federal Government Solicitations:​

Search by Agency:

Active or archive search

  • Solicitations or awards by number
  • By NAICS/FSC/PSC
  • Key words
  • Place of performance zip code
  • Set-aside code​

Fed Biz Opps Quick Search - https://www.fbo.gov/

Fed Biz Opps Advanced Search / Award Search https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&tab=search&mode=list

Who Do You Call:

Department of Defense - http://www.acq.osd.mil/osbp/​

Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) - http://www.dla.mil/Pages/default.aspx​

Federal Acquisition Jumpstation: http://prod.nais.nasa.gov/pub/fedproc/home.html

Research and Development Opportunities - (R&D):

Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) - http://farsite.hill.af.mil/

Spending Research:
Federal Government Spending By Group - To determine the dollar amount that the federal government is purchasing by product/service group, click on the link below. https://www.fpds.gov/

Another excellent source for spending research: http://www.fedspending.org/

Buying Agencies:

Army Single Face to Industry - https://acquisition.army.mil/asfi/

Navy Electronic Commerce Online - https://www.neco.navy.mil/

​DLA Aviation -  http://www.aviation.dla.mil/

DLA Troop Support Columbus - http://www.landandmaritime.dla.mil/

Defense Supply Center Philadelphia (DSCP) - Purchases food, clothing and textiles, pharmaceuticals, medical supplies, and general and industrial items in support of America https://www.troopsupport.dla.mil/sbo/index.asp

Defense Supply Center Richmond (DSCR) - Defense Supply Center Richmond is the aviation supply and demand chain manager for the Defense Logistics Agency and serves within the Defense Department as the primary source of supply for more than 1.2 million repair parts and operating supply items. DSCR’s mission is to provide best value aviation weapon systems and environmental logistics support to America’s armed forces—on land, at sea and in the air.
http://www.aviation.dla.mil/

Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization (DITCO)
DITCO is responsible for acquiring communications service and information technology needed by the Department of Defense and other federal agencies to support the joint warfighter.
http://www.ditco.disa.mil/

The Defense Commissary Agency (DeCa) is headquartered in Fort Lee Virginia and has over 28 retail locations worldwide. These locations sell a variety of groceries, services and electronics. On average compared to commercial pricing military personal save 30% by shopping at commissaries.
http://www.commissaries.com/business.cfm

Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA)
The DCMA provides logistics support to other DoD Components and certain Federal agencies, foreign governments, international organizations, and others as authorized. - http://www.dcma.mil/

Subcontracting
SUB-Net is used by prime contractors to post subcontract opportunities. You can search for subcontracting opportunities by NAICS, keyword or solicitation. http://web.sba.gov/subnet/search/index.cfm

Department of Homeland Security - http://www.dhs.gov/small-business-specialists

TACOM Prime Contractor List - The US Tank and Armament Command (TACOM) generates, provides and sustains mobility and survivability for US and allied soldiers. http://contracting.tacom.army.mil/sbo/primecontractor.htm

TACOM Small Business Office - http://contracting.tacom.army.mil/sbo/sbo.htm

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