NAS Meridian - Small Business Contracting Information and Assistance

 NAS Meridian Naval Air Station Training Wing One TW-1

Naval Air Station (NAS) Meridian, Mississippi -
Small business information and government contracting guidance for doing business with Training Air Wing One (TW-1) and other NAS Meridian units. Information about the types of products, equipment, materials, and services procured to support this naval installation. Helpful points of contact and assistance with doing business at NAS Meridian.  


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NAS Meridian's primary mission is to train Navy and Marine Corps personnel in aviation and related aviation support skills. NAS Meridian is home to Training Air Wing One (TW-1), Training Squadron 7, Training Squadron 9, the Naval Technical Training Center, and Marine Aviation Training Support Squadron One. NAS Meridian is also home to the Regional Counterdrug Training Academy.

Training Air Wing One conducts tactical jet pilot training for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. TW-1 produces 50% of the Navy's jet pilots each year. The T-45 Goshawk jet trainer aircraft is used by TW-1 to train pilots.  Training Air Wing One also trains allied international military pilots.

NAS Meridian has over 2,000 active duty military personnel on station. There are over 4,000 military dependents, military reservists, and federal civilians at NAS Meridian. NAS Meridian occupies more than 8,000 acres. There is an additional 4,000 acres at Joe Williams Field and facility SEARAY (annex facilities of NAS Meridian).

NAS Meridian Map Naval Air Station Mississippi
NAS Meridian is located 15 northeast of Meridian,
Mississippi (about 10 miles from the Alabama /
Mississippi border.)  

Marine Aviation Training Support Squadron One conducts “A” School training for Marines in four military skill specialties: Marine Aviation Operations Specialist Course, Marine Aviation Supply Specialist Course, Aviation Maintenance Administration Specialist Course, and IMRL Asset Managers System. MATSS-1 also provides administrative support for Marine instructor pilots and students attending flight school with Training Air Wing One. 

Naval Technical Training Center (NTTC) Meridian serves as the Navy's primary training facility for enlisted administrative and supply class "A" personnel.  The NTTC trains enlisted naval specialties to include: Ship's Serviceman, Logistics Specialist, Yeoman, Personnel Specialist, and Aviation Maintenance Administration. NTTC conducts advanced training in the Flag Officer Writer skills.  NTTC also conducts Aviation Maintenance Administrationman (AZ) School for both Marines and Sailors. Approximately 5,000 Marines and Sailors attend NTTC schools each year. 

At NAS Meridian is a new Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) created to support and train Naval Reserve personnel.  The NOSC at NAS Meridian is home to seven Naval Reserve units. In the NOSC, Naval Reserve sailors receive classroom instruction.  

At NAS Meridian is the Regional Counterdrug Training Academy (RCTA). The RCTA's mission is to conduct skill training for civil law enforcement personnel.  The RCTA provides nearly 40 different counterdrug courses to include: “street-level” and "case-making techniques."  RCTA is federally funded, through the Department of Defense (DoD).   

Major Organizations and Tenants at NAS Meridian 

  • Training Air Wing One (TW-1)
    • Training Squadron SEVEN (VT-7) 
    • Training Squadron NINE (VT-9) 
  • Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) - Naval Reserve Center at Meridian
  • Naval Technical Training Center (NTTC)  
  • Marine Aviation Training Support Squadron One (MATSS-1) 
  • Chief of Naval Air Training (CNATRA) Detachment at NAS Meridian
  • Regional Counterdrug Training Academy 

NAS Meridian - official website:

NAS Meridian - base operator  601-679-2211

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Small Business Opportunities at NAS Meridian 
Each year there are numerous opportunities for small businesses to do business with NAS Meridian. These business opportunities include providing both commercially available products and services directly to NAS Meridian organizations via government contract or via Simplified Acquisition Procedures (SAP). There are also a wide array of opportunities for small businesses to serve as subcontractors and suppliers to prime defense contractors working at NAS Meridian.  

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Contracting Offices supporting NAS Meridian

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast
ROICC Meridian
N69450 NAVFAC Southeast Meridian
229 Allen Road, Bldg 427
NAS Meridian, MS  39309 
Phone:  601-679-2510  /  601-679-2179 /  (601) 604-4952  /  (601) 917-7595

Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP)
Fleet Logistics Center Jacksonville
Bldg 110, 3rd Floor
110 Yorktown Rd
Jacksonville, FL  32212 
Phone: 877-933-3243  /  904-542-1060  / 904-542-6449  /  904-542-1076  

Types of products and services commonly purchased by NAS Meridian   
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