Military Base Requirements: (Medical)
Military Base Contracting Requirements: (Military Hospitals, On-base Clinics, and Operational Medical Support Activities)
Military hospitals, on-base clinics, and operational medical support activities require a broad range of specialized products, equipment, and services from private industry. Many of the larger military hospitals rival their civil counterparts in both size and complexity. Providing the products, equipment, and services needed to run the Department of Defense's vast medical facilities and activities creates a huge, ongoing business opportunity for both large medical suppliers and small business concerns.
The Types of Products, Equipment, and Services routinely procured from private industry to meet requirements for military hospitals, on-base clinics, and operational medical support activities are listed below. These items and services are categorized by Federal Supply Classification (FSC) codes.
|Federal Supply Classification Code||Description|
|A||Research & Development|
|B||Special studies and analysis - (not Research & Development)|
|D||Information technology services, including telecommunications services|
|H||Quality control, testing & inspection services|
|J||Maintenance, repair & rebuilding of equipment|
|K||Modification of equipment|
|L||Technical representative services|
|N||Installation of equipment|
|R||Professional, administrative, and management support services|
|S||Utilities and housekeeping services|
|T||Photographic, mapping, printing, publication services|
|U||Education and training services|
|W||Lease or Rental of equipment|
|X||Lease or rental of facilities|
|Y||Construction of structures and facilities|
|Z||Maintenance, repair, and alteration of real property|
|12||Fire control equipment|
|23||Ground effects vehicles, motor vehicles, trailers & cycles|
|39||Materials handling equipment|
|41||Refrigeration, air-conditioning & air circulating equipment|
|42||Fire fighting, rescue & safety equipment|
|54||Prefabricated structures and scaffolding|
|63||Alarm, signal & security detection equipment|
|65||Medical, dental & veterinary equipment & supplies|
|66||Instruments & laboratory equipment|
|68||Chemicals & chemical products|
|69||Training aids & devices|
|70||General purpose information technology equipment|
|72||Household & commercial furnishings & appliances|
|74||Office machines, text processing systems & visible record equipment|
|75||Office supplies and devices|
|76||Books, maps & other publications|
|81||Containers, packaging, & packing supplies|
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