AFRL - Contracting


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 and Space Force. The purpose of this site is to provide AFRL contracting 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.

AFRL/PK Vision
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
HQ AFRL/PK - Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

Contracting Site / Contact Information / Business Opportunities
All AFRL business opportunities are posted electronically and searchable at (Contract Opportunities) and at (grants and assistance opportunities).

Contracting Site Technology Directorates Supported
AFRL/PZL - Wright-Patterson AFB OH
711th Human Performance Wing, Materials & Manufacturing, Sensors, Aerospace Systems Technology, Integrated Capabilities
Phone: (505) 846-4979
Directed Energy
AFRL/RVK- Kirtland AFB NM Space Vehicles
AFRL/RBK – Arlington, VA Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Phone: (315) 330-7748
AFRL/RWK - Eglin AFB, FL Munitions
AFWERX (AFRL/RGK) - Wright-Patterson AFB, OH *Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR)

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

Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) Guide for Industry

Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) website

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

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

System for Award Management (SAM): The System for Award Management (SAM) is an official website of the U.S. government. There is no cost to use SAM. You can use this site for FREE to:

  • Register to do business with the U.S. government
  • Update or renew your entity registration
  • Check status of an entity registration
  • Search for entity registration and exclusion records
  • Find contract opportunities

General Assistance Instruments Information
Grants and Agreements – General T&Cs link:

DoD Grants & Agreements Regulation from the CFR:

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.

The IR&D Secure Portal houses project summaries that provide DoD with visibility into the IR&D efforts submitted.

Join AFRL:

*NOTE: There are three ways to get involved with the DAF SBIR/STTR program within AFVentures: