Division Newport Small Business Office

The Division Newport Office of Small Business Programs' (OSBP) mission is to maximize prime and subcontracting opportunities for small businesses through policy, advocacy, counseling and training. Its vision is to be a trailblazer in creating a sustainable culture of small business inclusiveness that helps to expand our industrial base.

Additional information on upcoming solicitations, OSBP outreach events and industry resources are found by accessing the Resource Links menu.

Contracts Department

The Contracts Department’s goal is to guide customers through the contracting process, starting with the simplest and most common requirements and ending with the more complex, less frequent ones. The Contracts Department’s mission is to acquire quality goods, services and technology for customers in a timely and cost effective manner while maintaining compliance and policy. Its vision is to be an empowered professional workforce that fosters and maintains a culture of excellence, collaboration, continuous improvement, compliance and trust while obtaining best value goods, services, and technology for our customers.

To find out about potential contracting opportunities that are being handled by NUWC Division Newport, go to:

System for Award Management (SAM.gov)
What is SAM.gov? It’s the single government point-of-entry for federal government procurement. On SAM.gov, users can register to do business with the U.S. government; update, renew or check the status of your entity registration; search for entity registration and exclusion records; search for assistance listings, wage determinations, contract opportunities and contract data reports; and access publicly available award data via data extracts and system accounts. 

SeaPort-NxG is the Navy's electronic platform for acquiring support services in 23 functional areas including engineering, financial management and program management. The Navy systems commands (NAVSEA, NAVAIR, NAVWAR, NAVFAC and NAVSUP), the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Military Sealift Command (MSC), and the United States Marine Corps (USMC) compete their service requirements amongst 2400+ SeaPort-NxG Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) multiple award contract holders.

SeaPort-NxG provides an efficient and effective means of contracting for professional support services and enhancing small business participation. The Navy conducts rolling admissions to allow new industry partners the opportunity to participate. Updates to the rolling admissions schedule are posted on the Seaport website (https://www.seaport.navy.mil/) as well as SAM.gov.

The original solicitation number N00178-18-R-7000 was awarded in December 2018. Rolling admissions solicitation number N00178-21-R-7000 was awarded in July 2021. Rolling admissions occur approximately every two years; there will be no rolling admission conducted in FY22.