Fort Irwin - Small Business Base Contracting Assistance and Guidance

 Fort Irwin National Training Center NTC


Fort Irwin (U.S. Army) - Small business contracting guidance and insight for doing business with the National Training Center at Fort Irwin. This webpage provides information about small business set-aside contracts and subcontracting opportunities with prime defense contractors. There is also information about the types of products, equipment, materials, and services procured to support this Army installation. You will find helpful points of contact for doing business with the military units at Fort Irwin.  


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Fort Irwin is host to the United States Army's National Training Center (NTC). The NTC conducts realistic, ground combat training to prepare Brigade Combat Teams and other military units for combat operations in the Middle East or anywhere else across the globe. Stationed at Fort Irwin is the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment. This Army unit provides an opposing force to military units training at the NTC. 

Military Units and Defense Organizations at Fort Irwin  

  • U.S. Army National Training Center (NTC)
  • 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
  • 916th Support Brigade
  • Weed Army Community Hospital
  • Joint IED Defeat Organization (JIEDDO)
  • Reserve Component Operations Plans and Training (RC-OPT)
  • Mission & Installation Contracting Command (MICC) at Fort Irwin 

 Fort Irwin Map National Training Center U.S. Army

Fort Irwin and the Army's National Training Center
are located in the Mojave Desert (about 37 miles
northeast of Barstow, California).

Fort Irwin - official website:

Fort Irwin - telephone operator / post locator: 760-380-3369 

Fort Irwin Contracting Office 
The Mission and Installation Contracting Command (MICC) at Fort Irwin provides on-post Army commands, units, and leadership with contracting support and contract administration oversight. The MICC is the primary purchasing activity supporting military operations and training exercises at Fort Irwin.  In addition, much of the military construction and facilities repair/renovation contracting support is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Mission and Installation Contracting Command (MICC) - Fort Irwin
P.O. Box 105095
Fort Irwin, California 92310-5095

Contract Specialists Phone Numbers:  
760-380-5015  /  760-380-4864  /  760-380-3798  /  760-380-4450

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Los Angeles District
915 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 930
Los Angeles, California 90017-3401 

Contracting Specialists Phone Numbers: 
213-452-3240  /  213-452-3311

Fort Irwin Small Business Programs:  
There is a wealth of government contracting opportunities for small businesses at Fort Irwin. The contracting office at Fort Irwin awards millions of dollars in small business set-aside contracts annually to support operations at the National Training Center. In addition, there are many opportunities for small businesses to partner with large prime contractors as subcontractors or as vendor suppliers. Fort Irwin's Small Business Advisor (SBA) is an advocate for small businesses, woman owned, and small disadvantaged businesses. To learn more about these opportunities, contact the Fort Irwin Small Business Specialist. 

    What types of products and services are procured by Fort Irwin? 
    We have compiled a master list of the types of products and services that are routinely
    procured commercially (or contracted for) by this defense installation and other military
    bases and DoD organizations.  
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