Vandenberg AFB - Small Business Base Contracting Opportunities and Assistance

Vandenberg Air Force Base (AFB) 30th Space Wing 


Vandenberg Air Force Base (AFB) - Small business contracting information and guidance for doing business with Vandenberg AFB, the 30th Space Wing, the Joint Functional Component Command for Space, and other on-base military units. This webpage provides helpful insight regarding subcontracting opportunities with prime defense contractors working at Vandenberg AFB. At the bottom of this web page is a compilation of the types of services, products, and materials routinely procured by Vandenberg AFB organizations along with points of contact at the base contracting office. 


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Vandenberg AFB Organizations and Tenant Units 

  • 30th Space Wing (30 SW) 
    • 30th Launch Group
    • 30th Operations Group
    • 30th Mission Support Group 
    • 30th Medical Group
  • Fourteenth Air Force 
  • Joint Functional Component Command for Space 
  • 9th Space Operations Squadron 
  • 21st Space Operations Squadron
  • 576th Flight Test Squadron 
  • 381st Training Group 
  • 148th Space Operations Squadron (California ANG) 
  • 216th Operations Support Squadron (California ANG) 
  • NASA Resident Office
Vandenberg Air Force Base (AFB) Map

Vandenberg AFB is located approximately
9 miles northwest of Lompoc, California.

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Vandenberg AFB Base Telephone Directory

Vandenberg AFB base operator: 805-606-1110  

Vandenberg AFB Contracting Support: 
Base contracting support for organizations located at Vandenberg AFB is provided by the 30th Contracting Squadron (the base contracting office), the  Air Force Installation Contracting Agency (AFICA),  and the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). 

     30th Contracting Squadron
     1515 Iceland Avenue
     Bldg 8500, Room 150
     Vandenberg AFB, California 93437-5212

     Contracting Specialists Phone Numbers:
     805-606-2515  /  805-605-0490  /  805-605-0434  /  805-606-9760  /   805-605-2465

      Air Force Installation Contracting Agency
      Air Force Civil Engineer Center 
      Installations Directorate, Real Estate Development
      JBSA Lackland, TX  78236

      Contracting Specialists Phone Numbers:
      210-395-8692  /  210-395-8676  /  210-395-9517

      Defense Logistics Agency - Energy
      8725 John J. Kingman Road
      Fort Belvoir, Virginia 22060-6222

      Contracting Specialist Phone Numbers:
      703-767-1986  /  703-767-9328

Small Business Opportunities at Vandenberg AFB: 

There are numerous opportunities for small businesses who want to engage in business with Vandenberg AFB. There are also numerous subcontracting opportunities for small businesses with prime defense contractors. For information about current small business opportunities at Vandenberg AFB, contact the base small business specialist (DoD Small Business Directory Master List).

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