Yuma Proving Ground - Small Business Contracting Information and Assistance

 Yuma Proving Ground U.S. Army Arizona


Yuma Proving Ground (YPG) - U.S. Army.  Base contracting information and small business assistance to include subcontracting and supplier opportunities. This web page includes an overview of current base support requirements to include types of materiel, products, parts, equipment, and specialized services procured by the contracting office at the Yuma Proving Ground.  Also provided are points of contact with the base contracting office and insight for doing business with the U.S. Army at Yuma Proving Ground.  


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The Yuma Proving Ground is a U.S. Army installation used for testing military equipment and ground combat weapon systems. Spanning over 1,300 square miles, Yuma Proving Ground is one of the largest military installations in the world.  Yuma Proving Ground is a subordinate command of the Army Test and Evaluation Command.

Yuma Proving Ground is the Department of Defense’s (DoD) premier test and evaluation site for improvised explosive devices (IED). Military Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) are routinely flown at Yuma Proving Ground. There are six airfields located at Yuma Proving Ground.  In addition to UAVs, helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft fly at Yuma Proving Ground. Military personnel and cargo parachute drops are conducted. DoD conducts nearly all military long-range artillery testing at Yuma Proving Ground. 

Yuma Proving Ground has over 3,000 military, federal civil service, and defense contractor personnel. Yuma Proving Ground's annual economic impact on the southwestern Arizona region is estimated to exceed $430 million. 

Military Units, Facilities and other Organizations
at Yuma Proving Ground: 

  • Yuma Test Center (YTC) 
    • Training Exercise Management Office (TEMO)
    • Yuma Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) Support Laboratory 
  • General Motors Desert Proving Ground
  • Laguna Army Airfield
  • Garrison - Yuma
  • Military Freefall School 
  • Special Operations Terminal Attack Controllers Course (SOTACC)

Yuma Proving Ground Map U.S. Army

The Yuma Proving Ground (U.S. Army)
is located in southwestern Arizona
(the in the northwestern Sonoran Desert) 
approximately 30 miles northeast of Yuma. 

Yuma Proving Ground official website:   https://www.yuma.army.mil/default.aspx    

Contracting Support for Yuma Proving Ground:
Contracting support for the Yuma Proving Ground is provided by the Army Contracting Command (ACC) and Mission and Installation Contracting Command (MICC) base contracting office. The MICC at Yuma Proving Ground awards and administers government contracts and unit micro purchases for services, products, equipment, and support for organizations and agencies operating at this Army installation.  

    Army Contracting Command, MICC - Yuma Proving Ground
    Bldg 2364
    301 C Street
    Yuma, Arizona 85365-9498   
    Contracting Specialists Phones: 928-328-6124  /  928-328-6162  /  928-328-6903  /  928-328-6355 

Small Business Opportunities and Set-Aside Contracts at the Yuma Proving Ground:
There are numerous contracting opportunities for both large and small businesses with the U.S. Army at Yuma Proving Ground. Millions of dollars in contractual requirements are specifically set-aside for small businesses. In addition to these set-aside contracts, there are numerous opportunities for small businesses who are interested in partnering with large prime contractors as subcontractors or as vendor/suppliers.  

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    What types of products and services are procured by Yuma Proving Ground? 
    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.  View Master List