General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products is committed to supporting the Small Business goals and objectives of our Government customers by ensuring that Small Businesses, Small Disadvantaged Businesses, HUBZone Small Businesses, Woman Owned Small Businesses, Veteran Owned Small Businesses, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses, and Historical Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Institutions will have the maximum practicable opportunity to bid on requirements and to obtain Purchase Orders and Subcontracts consistent with efficient business practices.
To become an approved GDATP supplier you need to complete the Potential Supplier Profile. Additional information such as Company Brochures, Financial Statements or a Web Page Link should be attached or referenced in your Supplier Profile. Please do not mail brochures or literature directly to GDATP. Your Supplier Profile will be processed with all other submittals by the appropriate purchasing teams for consideration. The Purchasing teams are continually reviewing the performance of the existing GDATP supplier base to determine whether there is a need to engage new suppliers. Submittal of a Supplier Profile does not guarantee any follow-up contact from GDATP. Should there be any interest in your product or services, you will be contacted by the appropriate purchasing team.
To further assist Small Business concerns, the following additional information is provided:
Small Business Classification Definitions
- Small Business subcontractor is a concern, including affiliates, that for subcontracts valued at $10,000 or less, does not have more than 500 employees and for contracts more than $10,000, does not have employees or average annual receipts exceeding the size standard in for the product or service it is providing on the subcontract.
- Small Disadvantaged subcontractor is a Small Business concern which is at least 51 percent unconditionally owned by one or more U. S. citizens of the following socially and economically disadvantaged individuals:
- a. Black Americans
b. Hispanic Americans
c. Native Americans (American Indians, Eskimos, Aleuts, or Native Hawaiians);
d. Asian Pacific Americans (persons with origins from Burma, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei, Japan, China (including Hong Kong), Taiwan, Laos, Cambodia (Kampuchea), Vietnam, Korea, The Philippines, U.S. Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (Republic of Palau), Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Samoa, Macao, Fiji, Tonga, Kiribati, Tuvalu, or Nauru)
e. Subcontinent Asian Americans (persons with origins from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, the Maldives Islands or Nepal
In assessing the personal financial condition of an individual claiming economic disadvantage, his or her net worth must be less than $750,000 after taking into account the exclusions set forth in Sec. 124.104(c)(2).
- Women-Owned Small Business subcontractor is Small Business concern which is at least 51 percent owned by one or more women; or, in the case of any publicly owned business, at least 51 percent of the stock of which is owned by one or more women; and whose management and daily business operations are controlled by one or more women.
- HUBZone Small Business subcontractor is Small Business concern which appears on the List of Qualified HUBZone Small Business Concerns maintained by the Small Business Administration. HUBZone is defined as a historically underutilized business zone that is an area located within one or more qualified census tracts, qualified nonmetropolitan counties, or lands within the external boundaries of an Indian reservation.
- Veteran-Owned Small Business subcontractor is Small Business concern which is at least 51 percent owned by one or more veterans or, in the case of any publicly owned business, at least 51 percent of the stock of which is owned by one or more veterans; and whose management and daily business operations are controlled by one or more veterans.
- Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned subcontractor is a Veteran-Owned Small Business concern which is at least 51 percent owned by one or more service-disabled veterans or, in the case of any publicly owned business, at least 51 percent of the stock of which is owned by one or more or more service-disabled veterans; and whose management and daily business operations are controlled by one or more service-disabled veterans or, in the case of a service-disabled veteran with permanent and severe disability, the spouse or permanent caregiver of such veteran. Service-disabled veteran means a veteran with a disability that is service-connected.
- Historically Black College or University is an institution determined by the Secretary of Education to meet the requirements of 34 CFR 608.2. For the Department of Defense, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the Coast Guard, the term also includes any nonprofit research institution that was an integral part of such a college or university before November 14, 1986.
Small Business References and Web site
- Small Business Administration – www.sba.gov
- Central Contractor Registration – required for Government Contract Eligibility – www.ccr.gov
- Procurement Technical Assistance Centers – www.sellingtothegovernment.net
- U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Assistance Program Pages – app.vetbiz.gov
- Mechanical Cable Assemblies
- Electrical Components
- Compression/ Injection Moldings
- Sheet Metal Fabrication
- Sheet Metal Stamping
- Tool and Die
- Electrical Wiring Harnesses
- Electro-Mechanical Assemblies
- Circuit Card Assemblies
- Optical Components
- Engineering Services
- MRO Material