Small businesses, including service disabled veteran-owned small business, historically underutilized business zone (HUBZone) small business, small disadvantaged business, and women-owned small business concerns, are a vital part of our economy and help to keep our country the strongest in the world. The Department of the Navy (DON) is committed to our country’s small business community having the maximum opportunity to participate in the Navy’s acquisition program both as prime contractors and subcontractors.

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The Department of Navy and U.S. Marine Corps will embrace a culture of shared responsibility that recognizes the critical role of small businesses in advancing our naval capability and the strength of our nation’s economy and security by seeking qualified small businesses at the earliest stage of acquisition planning.