GSA Schedules allow the Air Force to purchase a wide range of commercial products and services directly from pre-approved vendors. These schedules simplify and expedite the procurement process.
Multiple Award Contracts are indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contracts that provide the Air Force with access to a pool of pre-qualified contractors. MACs offer flexibility and quick acquisition of services and products.
The SBIR program encourages small businesses to engage in federal research and development. The Air Force uses this program to fund innovative technologies and solutions from small businesses.
NetCents-2 is the Air Force’s primary contract vehicle for acquiring network-centric information technology, networking, and security products. It facilitates the procurement of IT equipment and services for the Air Force.
The DLA Prime Vendor Program allows the Air Force to obtain a wide array of medical and non-medical supplies from commercial suppliers. It streamlines logistics and enhances supply chain management.
BOAs are flexible agreements that enable the Air Force to acquire a broad range of goods or services from a particular vendor. They are used when recurring needs arise but specific quantities or delivery times are uncertain.
GPC contracts provide the Air Force with access to a variety of commercial IT equipment, software, and services. It offers a streamlined procurement process for general-purpose IT needs.
BPAs are long-term agreements that allow the Air Force to acquire repetitive supplies or services from a vendor. They simplify ordering processes and reduce administrative costs.
AFICA is responsible for executing and managing installation-level operational contract support for the Air Force. It supports various mission requirements, including maintenance, logistics, and construction.
The ESI program provides centralized acquisition and management of commercial software and services for the Air Force. It ensures cost-effective licensing and consistent software standards.