Federal Contract Opportunities in Defense and Aerospace for FY 2018

Every year, The Department of Defense (DOD) and various areas of the U.S. Armed Forces provide specific contracting opportunities for businesses of all sizes.

The most funded area that the Federal Government spends annually is the Department of Defense. Its budget for the FY 2018 is 574.5 billion dollars,   30% are shared for the Air Force, 30-35% for the Navy and Marine Corps, and 25% for the Army, according to The Balance (www.thebalance.com).

The Department of Defense, including its main agencies, relies on contractors to provide the United States Armed Forces with a broad variety of supplies, including uniforms, weapons, and vehicles, to food supplies. Besides, they also contract companies that provide various services, such as research and development, facility construction and maintenance, logistics and management, IT software/hardware services, refurbishment, operational support, etc.

The best Federal Government contracting opportunity in the industry of Defense & Aerospace for the FY 2018 is from the Department of Air Force. According to GovWin Deltek Report “Top 20 Unrestricted Federal Business Opportunities for FY 2018”, Air Combat Command, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center, 57th Wing, 57th Adversary Tactics Group has a long-term requirement for Combat Air Forces (CAF) Advanced Adversary Air Services (ADAIR) at Nellis AFB.

As estimated by the Government, the solicitation date will be in December 2017, and the award will be in January 2019. The competition will be open, full and unrestricted. The value of the contract is 6 billion dollars and will be a ten-year firm-fixed-price (FFP) indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract, with cost refundable contract line item numbers. The evaluation of the proposals will be upon three main factors including a technical factor, cost, and subcontracting plan.

GDI Consulting Services

Bidding on federal agencies can be a pretty complex task and requires great effort and expertise to prepare a winning proposal in order to convince the evaluators that your company has the ability to complete the contract on budget and time.  Our professional proposal development strategists specialize in preparing proposal writing for Department of Defense and have the experience to assist businesses of all levels and types through the DoD RFP Process. It is very important to fully understand the solicitation requirements and be prepared to perfectly meet the instructions of the funding agency in order to differentiate from the competition.

GDI Consulting has achieved a track record of winning proposals in the sector of Defense and Aerospace, proving our ability and professionalism in this business.  We work hard to capture new business opportunities through a variety of services and capabilities that enables us to improve the chance of our partners to win federal, government and local multi-million dollar contracts.

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By |2018-10-08T05:58:05+00:00December 12th, 2017|Capture Management, Proposal Writing, Technical Writing, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Federal Contract Opportunities in Defense and Aerospace for FY 2018

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