Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP)

Photo of soliders and Business ManMISSION: Our mission is to ensure that every small business concern and Historically Black College and University and Minority Institution (HBCU/MI) that wishes to do business with the SMDC/ARSTRAT has the necessary knowledge to successfully participate either as a prime contractor or a subcontractor. Our goal is to maintain the SMDC/ARSTRAT Small Business Office as a premier organization for the promotion of and assistance to small business, small disadvantaged business, woman-owned small business, HubZone, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, and HBCU/MI. We intend to continue to provide timely and useful information about programs and opportunities to the business community.


Located in the Von Braun Complex on Martin Road, Bldg. 5220, Room 1023 Redstone Arsenal (Huntsville), Alabama
For appointments contact Michael Nash at the following numbers:
Phone: (256) 955-3412 Fax: (256) 955-2654
Toll Free: 866-260-8428 DSN:645-3412

Ms. Christina Ryan
Associate Director for Office of Small Business Programs

Ms. Saundra Carter
Small Business Specialist

Department of the Army, Office of Small Business Programs, Award of Excellence

  • 2003 – Veteran-Owned Small Business Award
  • 2006 – Subcontracting Award
    Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Award
    Historically Black College and University/Minority Institute Award
  • 2007 – Small Business Programs Award
  • 2009 – Woman-Owned Small Business Award
    Small Business Programs Award
  • 2010 – Woman-Owned Small Business Award
    Small Business Programs Award
  • 2011 – Woman-Owned Small Business Award


Office of Small Business Programs Brochure (pdf Format)


  • Small Business Set-Aside (SBSA) Program,
  • Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) Programs, including the "8(a)" Business Development Program,
  • Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Program,
  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions (HBCU/MI) Program,
  • Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) Program,
  • Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)


*Acquisition Forecast


New and Innovative Ideas for Air, Space and Missile Defense Technology

Draft RFP W9113M-12-R-0004 - DoD Counter Narco-Terrorism Program Office (CNTPO) Operations, Logistics and Minor Construction Support

Draft RFP W9113M-12-R-0005 - DoD Counter Narco-Terrorism Program Office (CNTPO) Training Services Support

Draft RFP RFP W9113M-12-R-0007 - DoD Counter Narco-Terrorism Program Office (CNTPO) Command, Control, Communications, Information, Detection & Monitoring (C3IDM) Support

D3I - updated Acquisition Information


Joint Venture and Small Business Teaming Arrangements/SBA

Small Business Administration: Small Business Subcontracting Proposed Rule. 61626 Federal Register/Vol. 76 No. 193/Wednesday 5 Oct 2011.

Office of Management and Budget: Memorandum, 14 Sep 2011, Accelerating Payments to Small Businesses for Goods and Services


Small Business Administration: The Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Assistance Program. 62258 Federal Register/Vol. 75. No. 194/Thursday, October 7, 2010/Rules and Regulations. Effective 4 Feb 2011

Small Business Administration: 8(a) Business Development/Small Disadvantaged Business Status Determinations: Final Rule, 8222 Federal Register/Vol. 76. No. 29/Friday Feb 11, 2011.


Under Sec DoD for Intelligence Memo - 8 February 2011 SUBJECT: Notice to DoD Employees and Contractors on Protecting Classified Information and the Integrity of Unclassified Government Information Technology Systems

Contractor Reports of Inventions (DD Form 882)

  • FAR/DFARS link / clauses (FAR 52.227-11, 252.227-7039)
  • DD Form 882 with instructions
  • Confirmatory Instrument [2 notarized originals]
  • Required language in Patent Applications and in Patents
  • Submit final DD Form 882 along with 2 notarized originals of the executed Confirmatory Instrument and a copy of the Patent Application or the Patent containing the required language through the ACO to the PCO at USASMDC.

D-U-N-S Number
All firms doing business with the U.S. Government (including foreign contractors) are required to have a D-U-N-S Number. These numbers are issued free of charge by Dun & Bradstreet (D&B).

SAM - System for Award Management (formerly CCR)
The System for Award Management (SAM) is a free web site that consolidates the capabilities you used to find in CCR/FedReg, ORCA, and EPLS. Future phases of SAM will add the capabilities of other systems used in Federal procurement and awards processes.

Wide Area Workflow


SAM - System for Award Management
Dunn and Bradstreet Business
Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
Federal Business Opportunities (FEDBIZOPPS)
Federal Register
GAO Reports/Controller General Decisions
Small Business Administration

Department of Army
Department of the Army Office of Small Business Programs
Army Contracting Command (ACC)
Army Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (AFARS)
Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR)
Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition Logistics and Technology (ASAALT)
Army Research Office
Army Single Face to Industry (ASFI)
Deputy Chief Management Officer

Department of Defense
DOD Office of Small Business Programs
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement(DFARS)
Defense Finance and Accounting Service(DFAS)
Defense Technical Information Center(DTIC)

Other Links
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

Mission, Vision & Goal

USASMDC/ARSTRAT conducts space and missile defense operations and provides planning, integration, control and coordination of Army forces and capabilities in support of U.S. Strategic Command missions (strategic deterrence, integrated missile defense, and space operations); serves as the Army force modernization proponent for space, high altitude and global missile defense; serves as the Army operational integrator for global missile defense; and conducts mission-related research and development in support of Army Title 10 responsibilities.

USASMDC/ARSTRAT – a diverse, complex, and global command that provides critical capabilities to our Army, USSTRATCOM, COCOMs/ASCCs; in synch with JFCC-IMD  Read More...

Command Goal
To provide dominant space and missile defense capabilities for the Army and to plan for and integrate those capabilities in support of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) and Geographic Combatant Commanders (GCC) missions.


Events & Conferences

August 13-16
15th Space and Missile Defense Conference

July 30-August 2
Army Space Cadre Symposium

July 30-August 2
National Fire Control Symposium

October 22-24
AUSA Annual Meeting and Expo