The mission of the NAVSUP WSS Contracting Directorate is to procure systems, components, spare parts and overhaul/repair services in providing support of the worldwide aviation and shipboard operations of the U. S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, other military departments and customers in foreign military establishments. Acquisitions are originated within 19 Contracting Divisions which are aligned to support specific major weapons systems or categories of equipment.
The Directorate also contains a Contracts Process and Resource Management Department to promulgate acquisition policy, develop local procedures, and to design and manage the automation systems.
The Directorate strives to be a world class contracting organization with skills, knowledge, and integrity that are beyond reproach. It is aligned with its customer, using teaming as a primary means of understanding its customer's needs and priorities. The Directorate continually seeks new and better business and contracting processes to improve the value of its service. It recognizes that its most important resource is its people. The Directorate ensures that its employees are certified to the level required for the position held, encourages continuous learning, supports workforce diversity, presents ample opportunity for advancement and self-improvement, and empowers individuals to make decisions within the realm his/her responsibility.
These databases represent requirements currently in the NAVSUP WSS procurement pipeline that are considered to have small business /competitive potential. Columns J and K provide the Acquisition Method Suffix Codes which are explained in full detail at DFARS PGI 217.75 Part 2.
In general the letter 'G' in Column J indicates that the item is available for full competition with no pre-qualification requirements. (NOTE, however, that submission of quality manuals may be required in order to be considered a qualified vendor for Subsafe/Level 1 material.) The letter 'B', 'C' or 'T' in Column J indicates that pre-qualification, generally through the Source Approval Process (see links above), is required.
** NOTE ** The Philadelphia dataset includes a second tab for items that are not currently being acquired on a competitive basis, but for which data is generally available for purposes of qualification. Although not currently competitive, NAVSUP WSS encourages qualification of additional sources via the SAR process.
This listing is updated approximately four (4) times a year with the last update being 10 March 2017.