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NAICS Newsletter August 1, 2017

NAICS 336414

Guided Missile and Space Vehicle Manufacturing

Government Contract and Procurement Analysis Report

Report Summary

This report, offered by epipeline, contains a brief analysis of the Federal government's procurement practices with regards to purchasing Guided Missile and Space Vehicle Manufacturing.


You will find information on the top federal government agencies that purchase these services, as well as their procurement strategy (i.e. full and open competition, set-asides and more). Finally, there is a review of the top companies that are awarded federal government contracts for Guided Missile and Space Vehicle Manufacturing.


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This report takes an in-depth look at the 'Guided Missile and Space Vehicle Manufacturing' industry, NAICS 336414. epipeline's Contract History Plus* provides you with a broad context and several perspectives that enable you to develop the best positioning and strategy for your company to more effectively compete for government contracts. The following graph illustrates one such perspective: the top Government departments/agencies buying these services over the last five fiscal years.

Top 10 Federal Agencies by % of Total Market FY13 through FY17 for NAICS 336414

WHAT IS NAICS 336414?

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in (1) manufacturing complete guided missiles and space vehicles and/or (2) developing and making prototypes of guided missiles or space vehicles.

Cross References:

Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing space satellites are classified in Industry 334220, Radio and Television Broadcasting and Wireless Communications Equipment Manufacturing; and

Research and development establishments primarily engaged in guided missile and space vehicle R&D (except prototype production) are classified in U.S. Industry 541715, Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (except Nanotechnology and Biotechnology).

The size standard associated with NAICS 336414 is 1,250 employees (effective January 1, 2012), which means that a company, including its affiliates, would be considered a "small business" if their average number of employees did not exceed 1,250 for each of the pay periods for the preceding completed 12 calendar months.

Total reported spending under NAICS 336414 for the period of Fiscal Year 2013 (FY13) through Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) was approximately $39.5 billion. Current FY17 reported spending is $3.1 billion for services under NAICS 336414. The chart below illustrates the reported** spending by year for FY13 through FY17.

Reported Contract Spending for NAICS 336414 FY13 through FY17

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

WHO ISSUES THE CONTRACTS?

NASA was the largest procurer of these services for the last five fiscal years (FY13 through FY17) with $14.3 billion in contract spending, comprising 36.2% of the market for NAICS 336414. The Air Force came in second place with $8.6 billion in contract dollars and 21.8% of the market, while the Missile Defense Agency took the third spot with $6.6 billion in contract dollars and 16.8% of the market. The Army ($5.6 billion) and the Navy ($4.4 billion) rounded out the agency list with 14.1% and 11.1% market share, respectively. The top five agencies accounted for almost 100% of the market; the Defense Logistics Agency, USSOCOM, and the U.S. Coast Guard had negligible contracting amounts of under $300,000 each.

Top 10 Federal Agencies by % of Total Market FY13 through FY17 for NAICS 336414

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

WHO WINS THE CONTRACTS?

The two charts below identify the top 10 Companies, by market share, for the period of FY13 through FY17. The first chart represents the top 10 companies that were awarded their contracts under ANY type of competition, whether it was full and open, small business set-aside, sole-sourced, etc. This list primarily consists of large businesses. The second chart, however, lists the top 10 companies that won their contracts under RESTRICTED competition. Specifically, epipeline limited this to those contracts awarded under the acquisition strategies listed below. The contract dollars represented on this second chart may not include all contract dollars for the individual contractor.

  • 8(a) Competed
  • 8(a) Small Disadvantaged (SDB) set-aside
  • 8(a) sole-source
  • SDB set-aside
  • SDB, 8(a) with HUBZone
  • Combination HUBZone and 8(a)
  • HUBZone set-aside
  • HUBZone sole-source
  • Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) set-aside
  • SDVOSB sole-source
  • Emerging Small Business set-aside
  • Very Small Business set-aside
  • Reserved for Small Businesses ($2501 to $100,000)
  • Total Small Business set-aside

Lockheed Martin earned the top spot on the unrestricted competition list with $15.7 billion in contract dollars and 39.8% market share for FY13 to FY17. Raytheon held the second spot with 25% market share and $9.9 billion in contract dollars, while Boeing held the third spot with 19.7% market share and $7.8 billion in contract dollars. Northrop Grumman Space and Mission Systems ($1.6 billion), United Launch Services ($1.2 billion), and Space Exploration Technologies Corporation ($1.1 billion) all saw over $1 billion in contract spending. Orbital Sciences Corporation ($751 million), Raytheon/Lockheed Martin Javelin JV ($534 million), Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation ($265 million), and Alliant Technologies Operations ($119 million) rounded out the top ten, holding between 0.3% and 1.9% market share each. Together, the top ten companies comprised almost the entire market, or 98.7%.

PLEASE NOTE: as this is a listing by Company name, rather than PARENT company, some companies may have more than one ranking, which may not be reflected in the chart below.

Top 10 NAICS 336414 Contractors by % of Total Market for FY13 through FY17 - All Acquisition Strategies

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

The combined spending for contracts awarded under "restricted competition," as outlined above, totaled approximately $3.8 million for FY13 through FY17. AMC took the top spot with $2.6 million in contract dollars and 68.4% market share. Applied Resources Corporation ($867,904) also earned over $500,000 in contract dollars with 22.7% market share. Kennley Corporation saw $15,030 in contract spending and 0.4% market share, while PCX saw $5,016 in contract spending and 0.1% market share.

PLEASE NOTE: as this is a listing by Company name, rather than PARENT company, some companies may have more than one ranking, which may not reflected in the chart below.

Top 10 NAICS 336414 Contractors by % of Total Market for FY13 through FY17 - Restricted Competition

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

HOW ARE THESE CONTRACTS PROCURED?

99.6% of contract spending reported for the FY13 through FY17 timeframe under NAICS 336414 used full and open (unrestricted, aka "N/A") competition; this equated to $39.4 billion in contract dollars. Requirements set aside for HUBZone businesses accounted for $2.6 million in contract spending and 0.01% market share. 0.4% of requirements did not report a set-aside.

Acquisition Breakout under NAICS 336414 for FY13 through FY17

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

WHERE ARE THESE CONTRACTS PERFORMED?

These contracts are being performed across the United States with a reported spending for the FY13 through FY17 period of $30.4 billion.

California had the highest total reported contract spending with $10.5 billion, or 26.7% market share. Arizona came in second with $8.5 billion in contract dollars and 21.4% market share, while Texas took the third spot with $4.4 billion in contract dollars and 11.1% market share. Alabama ($3.3 billion) and Florida ($3.3 billion) both saw over $3 billion in contract spending, Massachusetts ($2.2 billion) saw over $2 billion in contract spending, and Colorado ($1.6 billion) and Pennsylvania ($1.04 billion) saw over $1 billion in contract spending. Virginia ($264 million) and New Hampshire ($255 million) rounded out the top ten with 0.67% and 0.65% market share, respectively. Taken together, these ten states represented 89.5% of the market. 9.8% of requirements under NAICS 336414 did not report a specific location.

Contract Place of Performance under NAICS 336414 for FY13 through FY17

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

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