Shaw AFB - Small Business Contracting Information and Assistance

 Shaw Air Force Base AFB 20th Fighter Wing


Shaw Air Force Base (AFB) - Small business opportunities and Government contracting information for doing business with Shaw AFB, the 20th Fighter Wing, Ninth Air Force, U.S. Air Forces Central, U.S. Army Central, and Third Army. Subcontracting opportunities with prime defense contractors at Shaw AFB.  Compilation of the various types of products, equipment, materials, and specialized services routinely procured by the contracting office at this Air Force installation.  Also, list of points of contact and telephone directory for DoD organizations stationed at Shaw AFB.  


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The host unit for Shaw Air Force Base (AFB) is the 20th Fighter Wing (20th FW).  Shaw is also home to Headquarters, Ninth Air Force, U.S. Air Forces Central, U.S. Army Central, and Third Army.  Shaw AFB has over 25 Department of Defense (DoD) organizations and federal agencies located on its grounds.  

Shaw AFB has nearly 8,000 active duty military and federal civilian personnel.  The base encompasses over 3,569 acres.  The base also manages 12,500 acres of DoD property at Poinsett Electronic Combat Range Complex.  The Poinsett range is located southwest of Shaw AFB.

 Shaw AFB Air Force Base 20th Fighter Wing
Shaw AFB is located in Sumter,
(central South Carolina).

Government contracting support for Shaw AFB is provided by the 20th Contracting Squadron (20th CONS).  Each year, the 20th CONS awards and administers over $100 million of dollars in government contracts.  A large percentage of these contracts are reserved for small businesses. There are also numerous business opportunities for small businesses wanting to serve as subcontractors to prime government contractors providing support to projects and operations at Shaw AFB.   

Shaw AFB Defense Organizations and Federal Tenant Units 

  • 20th Fighter Wing (20th FW)
  • Headquarters, Ninth Air Force (HQ 9th AF) 
  • U.S. Air Forces Central (USAFCENT)  
  • U.S. Army Central (USARCENT) 
  • Third Army 
  • Air Force Audit Agency (AFAA)
  • Det. 2, 372nd Training Squadron
  • 609th Air Operations Group
  • 609th Air Intelligence Group      

Shaw AFB - official website: 

Shaw AFB - base locator:  803-895-2811

Shaw AFB Contracting Office
     20th Contracting Squadron (20th CONS)
     321 Cullen Street
     Bldg 216 
     Shaw AFB, SC 29152
     Phones:  803-895-5346  /  803-895-5354  /  803-895-5426  /  803-895-5349 

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What types of products and services are procured by Shaw AFB? 
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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