Ellsworth AFB - Small Business Contracting Information and Assistance

 Ellsworth Air Force Base AFB - 28th Bomb Wing


Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB) - Government contracting information and guidance for doing business with Ellsworth AFB. Included on this web page is information about subcontracting with prime defense contractors supporting the 28th Bomb Wing and other DoD units located at Ellsworth AFB. Below is a master list of the types of products, equipment, and services routinely procured to support the 28th Bomb Wing and other tenant units located at Ellsworth AFB.  


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The 28th Bomb Wing is the host unit for Ellsworth AFB. The 28th Bomb Wing is a subordinate unit to Air Force Global Strike Command.  The 28th Bomb Wing's mission is to provide precision strike, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities for the Department of Defense (DoD). 

The 28th Bomb Wing flies B-1B Lancers (strategic bombers) and MQ-9 Reapers (remotely piloted aircraft). Supporting the 28th Bomb Wing are approximately 3,099 military personnel and 546 DoD civilian employees. There are 27 B-1B Lancer bombers operated and maintained by the 28th Bomb Wing. The 89th Attack Squadron operates the MQ-9 Reapers aircraft from Ground Control Stations on base. 

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Ellsworth Air Force Base is located
approximately 10 miles northeast of
Rapid City, South Dakota.

Ellsworth AFB Organizations and Tenant Units 

  • 28th Bomb Wing (28 BW)
    • 28th Operations Group
    • 28th Maintenance Group
    • 28th Mission Support Group 
    • 28th Medical Group
  • 89th Attack Squadron - Air Combat Command 
  • 82nd Civil Support Team, South Dakota National Guard 
  • Defense Reutilization & Marketing Office 
  • Defense Security Service 
  • 372nd Training Squadron, Detachment 8  
  • Northwest Area Audit Office

Ellsworth AFB official website:  http://www.ellsworth.af.mil/ 

Ellsworth AFB operator and locator assistance:  605-385-1000 

Ellsworth AFB Contracting Office:  
The 28th Contracting Squadron (28th CONS) provides contracting support and business advice to the senior leadership at Ellsworth AFB. The 28th CONS has three functional flights:  

  • The LGCA Acquisition Flight provides contract support for commodity and service requirements.
  • The LGCB Acquisition Flight provides construction and related support to the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron.
  • The LGCP Plans and Programs Flight supports the base's contract Quality Assurance Program, Government Purchase Card program and Contracting Systems Support activity.

28th Contracting Squadron (28 CONS)
1000 Ellsworth Street, Suite 1200
Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota  57706-4904 

                   Contract Specialist Phone Numbers:  605-385-1729  /  605-385-1748  /  605-385-1724
                                                                                     605-385-1763  /  605-385-1736 

    Small Business Opportunities at Ellsworth AFB 
    There are numerous opportunities for small businesses who want to support base activities conducted at Ellsworth AFB. There are also frequent subcontracting opportunities with prime defense contractors. For information about current small business opportunities at Ellsworth AFB, contact the base small business specialist. 

    What types of products and services are routinely procured by Ellsworth AFB? 
    We have compiled a master list of the types of products and services that are
    routinely procured commercially (or contracted for) by Ellsworth AFB and other military bases and DoD organizations across the United States.  View Master List