USCG 2022 Virtual Reverse Industry Day
Doing Business with the U.S. Coast Guard – May 18, 2022 – For
small businesses unfamiliar with USCG and the federal government marketplace
DHS Small Business Vendor Outreach Sessions
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the Coast Guard?
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The Coast Guard Acquisition Directorate manages a multibillion-dollar recapitalization investment portfolio of acquisition programs across three major product lines: surface; aviation; and command, control, communications, computers, cyber and intelligence (C5I) systems.
Acquiring new assets and upgrading legacy platforms, mission systems and facilities are fundamental aspects of recapitalization, which helps achieve sustainable readiness by replacing obsolete and costly-to-maintain assets. These investments deliver cutters, boats, aircraft and C4ISR systems that meet specified cost, schedule and performance requirements.
Get assistance, contact information, and resources for small businesses.
Interested in possible future Coast Guard contracting opportunities?
Rules for Unsolicited Proposals: Criteria that must be satisfied prior to submitting unsolicited proposals.
Ombudsman Program for Agency Protests: Program intended to resolve contractor concerns informally within the Coast Guard.
Small Business Non-Retaliation Policy
Coast Guard Acquisition Procedures (pdf)
Major Systems Acquisition Manual
Homeland Security Acquisition Manual
Homeland Security Acquisition Regulations (HSAR)
For more information, check out DHS Acquisition Policy and Regulations
Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
If you feel that your company has a product or service which may be of interest to the Coast Guard, you should do the following:
Before submitting an unsolicited proposal, you should:
Once you have reviewed these requirements and made the determination you have a valid unsolicited proposal, then you should submit your proposal to: CoastGuardUnsolicitedProposals@uscg.mil
Doing Business: In the News
April 7, 2022 - Coast Guard issues notice regarding vendor payments
Dec. 21, 2021 - Coast Guard transitions to DHS financial management and procurement system
Dec. 8, 2021 - Coast Guard will use Invoice Processing Platform for most new FY22 awards
Aug. 12, 2021 - Coast Guard will experience invoice processing pause during financial system transition
Aug. 5, 2020 - Chief Procurement Officer Excellence Awards recognize Coast Guard acquisition achievements
May 26, 2020 - Coast Guard provides COVID-19 fraud awareness to vendor community
Feb. 11, 2020 - Coast Guard honors contracting and procurement professionals at annual recognition ceremony
Nov. 26, 2019 - CG-91 challenges workforce for ideas on innovation in contracting
Sept. 12, 2019 - Chief Procurement Officer Excellence Awards recognize Coast Guard acquisition community member
May 31, 2019 - Coast Guard honors contracting and procurement professionals at annual recognition ceremony
Feb. 1, 2019 - Coast Guard addresses industry partners’ questions about payments after lapse in appropriation
April 23, 2018 - U.S. Coast Guard to host May 2 Industry Day at TISCOM in Alexandria, Virginia
March 23, 2018 - Coast Guard recognizes outstanding contracting, procurement enterprise employees