Small Business

United States Code Title 15, Section 637(A) (12) (C), requires the Department of the Navy (DoN) to prepare a three year forecast of expected contract opportunities and make the forecast available to small businesses. This is the most recent release of SPAWAR's Long Range Acquisition Forecast (LRAF). This LRAF contains the known SPAWAR requirements (valued at $150,000 or more, excluding MAC IDIQ TO awards other than SEAPORT). The forecast is informational only and does not constitute an offer or commitment by the Navy to fund, in whole or part, the opportunities referenced herein. This listing is not all inclusive and is subject to change. Vendors shall not contact any contracting or technical personnel regarding this information and all inquires shall be submitted via email to

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Small Business Frequently Asked Questions  

The Small Business program is a dynamic advocacy that provides training, advice and guidance to ensure quality solutions for Navy and Marine Corps acquisitions and maximizes contracting opportunities to small businesses.

SPAWAR Small Business Points of Contact
Points of Contact:
Click any of the items below for more details:
​SPAWAR Headquarters  (San Diego)
Phone: (619) 524-7701
Fax: (619) 221-5521

SPAWAR Long Range Forecast November 2017

Ms. Faye Esaias
Director, Small Business Program

Visitor Information

Mr. Tuan Doan
Deputy for Small Business

RDA Small Business Memo

Ms. Angela King
Deputy for Small Business

Information Booklet

Ms. Mary Lake
Deputy for Small Business

Navy Gold Coast Information

Doing Business with SPAWAR

SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific
Mr. Mark McLain
Deputy for Small Business
Phone: (619) 553-4327

Basic Subcontracting Info

DoN Office of Small Business Programs

SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic: Charleston
Ms. Robin Rourk
Deputy for Small Business
Phone: (843) 218-5115
DSN: 588-5115
Fax: (843) 218-5912

DoN Rapid Innovation Fund BAA
DoN Mentor-Protege Guidebook For Industry and Acquisition Professionals

SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic: New Orleans
Ms. Ida Lirette
Deputy for Small Business
Commercial Phone: (504) 697-5599

Visit DoD Mentor-Protege Resources page for a list of templates

Visit our website to view current and future business opportunities:
Select “Business Opportunities” from the left side of the main menu, and then choose among the three SPAWAR buying locations (Headquarters, SSC Atlantic, SSC Pacific). The below choices are available to you.
  • Market Survey & Future Opportunity: 
    View “Sources Sought Notices”, “Pre-solicitation Notices”, “Request for Information”, or “Draft Solicitations”. Sources Sought Notices are requests for capability statements in order to determine the level of competition available. Results from these notices are frequently used to determine the possibility for an 8(a) set-aside or small business set-aside.
  • Open Solicitations: 
    View current solicitations including the statement of work. You may also “View Prospective Bidders List for this solicitation” to locate teaming partners or points of contact for subcontracting possibilities.
  • Simplified Acquisition (SAP) (SSC Charleston and SSC San Diego ONLY): 
    View supply or service acquisitions with an anticipated dollar value between $3,000 and $150,000. These purchases are normally reserved for small business concerns.
  • Closed Solicitations: 
    View solicitations that have closed and are currently under “Evaluation.”
  • Active Contracts: 
    View contracts that have been awarded.
  • Subscription Services: 
    You may choose to anonymously browse our website. However, we also offer you the opportunity to subscribe by specific solicitation number to receive e-notice of changes/amendments to existing solicitations. You may also subscribe by Federal Supply Class (i.e., FSC or CBD Code) to receive e-notice of new SPAWAR requirements meeting the selected FSC. NOTE: The Government makes no guarantee of e-mail notification. Best practice would be to visit the site frequently.
  • “User Registration Profile”: 
    Registered users may ask questions on-line and submit electronic proposals on-line. On-line proposals are protected by 128-bit Secure Socket Layer encryption and may be viewed only by the Contract Specialist, Contracting Officer, and Author.
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