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Air Force Research Laboratory Contracting (AFRL/PK)

The Air Force Research Laboratory, Directorate of Contracting mission is to establish, manage and support contracting policy for Science and Technology (S&T) acquisitions for the U.S. Air Force. The purpose of this site is to provide AFRL contracting site points of contact for the AFRL Technology Directorates (TDs), educational information and links to current opportunities for doing business with AFRL technical directorates across the country.

Mission Statement

Position AFRL's contracting workforce and operations to attain leading-edge scientific capabilities and technology transfer through innovative contracting techniques, facilitation of small business research and robust workforce development. 

Contact Information

AFRL/PK - Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
Phone (937) 904-9700

Contracting Site / Contact Information / Business Opportunities

All AFRL business opportunities are posted electronically on the Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) website at www.fbo.gov (acquisition opportunities) and on the Grants.gov website at www.grants.gov (grants and assistance opportunities). You can view solicitations in your technical areas of interest by clicking on the AFRL FBO links below. To view grants and assistance solicitations, search Grants.gov or check the FBO postings.

Contracting Site Technology Directorates Supported:
AFRL/RQK- Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Phone (937) 255-4813
AFRL/RQK Solicitations on FBO

Human Effectiveness, Materials & Manufacturing, Sensors, Aerospace Systems
Det 8 AFRL/RVK- Kirtland AFB NM
Phone (505) 846-4979

Det 8 AFRL/RVK Solicitations on FBO (Directed Energy)

Det 8 AFRL/RVK Solicitations on FBO (Space Vehicles)

Directed Energy, Space Vehicles
AFOSR/PK- <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Arlington <st1:state w:st="on">VA
Phone (703) 696-9738

AFOSR/PK Solicitations on FBO
Air Force Office of Scientific Research
AFRL/RIK - <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Rome <st1:state w:st="on">NY
Phone (315) 330-7748

AFRL/RIK Solicitations on FBO
Phone (850) 882-4296
AFRL/RWK Solicitations on FBO


General Contracting Information

Business Opportunities in the S&T Community (Overview Briefing)

Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) Guide for Industry

Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) website

Unsolicited Proposals: Information is available at Federal Acquisition Regulations Part 15.6

Other useful links: Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA)

System for Award Management (SAM): SAM is the Official U.S. Government system that consolidated the capabilities of Central Contractor Registration (CCR) / Federal Agency Registry, Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) and Excluded Parties List System (EPLS). There is no fee to register for this site. User guides and webinars are available under the "Help Tab".

General Assistance Instruments Information

Please be aware that since December 2014, grants and cooperative agreements are governed by the guidance in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title 2, Subtitle A, Chapter II, Part 200, "Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards" as modified and supplemented by the Department of Defense's (DoD) interim implementation found at CFR Title 2, Subtitle B, Chapter XI, Part 1103 - Interim Grants and Cooperative Agreements of Guidance in 2 CFR Part 200, "Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards" (Source: 79 FR 76047, Dec 19, 2014). Provisions of CFR Title 32, Subtitle A, Chapter I, Subchapter C - DoD Grant and Agreements Regulation (DODGERS), other than parts 32 and 33, continue to be in effect and will be incorporated in any award by reference, with applicability as stated in those provisions. (Current thru 18 Nov 15)

Connecting Industry and DoD

The Defense Innovation Marketplace is a communications resource to provide industry with improved insight into the Research and Engineering investment priorities of the Department of Defense (DoD). The Marketplace contains DoD R&E strategic documents, solicitations, and News/Events to better inform Independent Research and Development (IR&D) planning. The IR&D Secure Portal houses project summaries that provide DoD with visibility into the IR&D efforts submitted.