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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, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) 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.
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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 (pdf)
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 the point of contact listed below:
US Coast Guard
2703 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE Stop 7828
Washington DC, 20593-7828
Sept. 12, 2019 - Chief Procurement Officer Excellence Awards Recognize Coast Guard Acquisition Community Members
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