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NAICS Newsletter April 24, 2017

NAICS 334511

Search, Detection, Navigation, Guidance, Aeronautical, and Nautical System and Instrument 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 Search, Detection, Navigation, Guidance, Aeronautical, and Nautical System and Instrument 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 Search, Detection, Navigation, Guidance, Aeronautical, and Nautical System and Instrument Manufacturing.


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This report takes an in-depth look at the 'Search, Detection, Navigation, Guidance, Aeronautical, and Nautical System and Instrument Manufacturing' industry, NAICS 334511. 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 four fiscal years.

Top 10 Federal Agencies by % of Total Market FY13 through FY17 for NAICS 334511

WHAT IS NAICS 334511?

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing search, detection, navigation, guidance, aeronautical, and nautical systems and instruments. Examples of products made by these establishments are aircraft instruments (except engine), flight recorders, navigational instruments and systems, radar systems and equipment, and sonar systems and equipment.

Cross References:

Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing global positioning system (GPS) equipment--are classified in Industry 334220, Radio and Television Broadcasting and Wireless Communications Equipment Manufacturing; and

Manufacturing aircraft engine instruments and meteorological systems and equipment--are classified in U.S. Industry 334519, Other Measuring and Controlling Device Manufacturing.

The size standard associated with NAICS 334511 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 334511 for the period of Fiscal Year 2013 (FY13) through Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) was approximately $21.8 billion. Current FY17 reported spending is $226 million for services under NAICS 334511. The chart below illustrates the reported** spending by year for FY13 through FY17.

Reported Contract Spending for NAICS 334511 FY13 through FY17

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

WHO ISSUES THE CONTRACTS?

The Navy was the largest procurer of these services for the last five fiscal years (FY13 through FY17) with $7.7 billion in contract spending, comprising 37.2% of the market for NAICS 334511. The Air Force took the second spot with $5.9 billion in contract dollars and 28.4% of the market, while the Army took the third spot with $2.2 billion in contract dollars and 10.7% of the market. NASA ($1.4 billion), the Missile Defense Agency ($1.1 billion), and the Federal Aviation Administration ($1 billion) also bought over $1 billion of requirements. The Defense Logistics Agency ($432 million), Transportation Security Administration ($379 million), U.S. Customs and Border Protection ($237 million), and the U. S. Coast Guard ($165 million) finished out the top ten with each holding between 0.7% and 2.1% market share. Overall, the top ten agencies accounted for 98.8% of the market.

Top 10 Federal Agencies by % of Total Market FY13 through FY17 for NAICS 334511

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 $4.7 billion in contract dollars and 23% market share for FY13 to FY17. Raytheon Company ($4.3 billion), Booz Allen Hamilton ($2.2 billion), and ITT Corporation ($1.9 billion) also saw over $1 billion each in contract dollars. The Boeing Company took the fifth spot with $912 million in contract spending and 4.5% market share, while General Atomics took the sixth spot with $670 million in contract spending and 3.3% market share. ERAPSCO ($348 million), Rockwell Collins ($330 million), L-3 Communications ($262 million), and Ball Aerospace & Technologies ($257 million) all saw between 1.2% and 1.7% market share. Together, the top ten companies comprised over three-quarters of the market, or 77.8%.

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 334511 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 $197 million for FY13 through FY17. Federal Resources Supply Company ($59.9 million) took almost one-third of the restricted list market with 30.4% market share, while Sechan Electronics ($22.6 million) was the only other company to capture over 3% of the market, with 11.5% market share. Temeku Technologies saw over $5 million in contract spending with $5.02 million and 2.5% market share. TrueTech ($4.96 million), Micro USA ($4.38 million), and Radant Technologies ($4.35 million) each earned over $4 million in contract dollars. CSC ($3.97 million), Custom Manufacturing & Engineering ($3.94 million), Mikros Systems Corporation ($3.92 million), and DSA Detection ($3.41 million) all saw between 1.7% and 2.02% 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 334511 Contractors by % of Total Market for FY13 through FY17 - Restricted Competition

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

HOW ARE THESE CONTRACTS PROCURED?

98.5% of contract spending reported for the FY13 through FY17 timeframe under NAICS 334511 used full and open (unrestricted, aka "N/A") competition; this equated to $20.5 billion in contract dollars. Small businesses were the second largest sector, taking only $196 million in contract dollars and 0.9% of the market. 0.5% of requirements did not report a set aside, while all other acquisition strategies accounted for 0.02% market share.

Acquisition Breakout under NAICS 334511 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 $20.8 billion.

California had the highest total reported contract spending with $2.96 billion, or 14.2% market share. Massachusetts came in second with $2.4 billion in contract dollars and 11.6% market share. New York ($1.96 billion), Virginia ($1.9 billion), and Florida ($1.5 billion) all saw over $1.5 billion in contract dollars, while Maryland ($1.4 billion) and New Jersey ($1.3 billion) saw over $1 billion in contract dollars. Texas ($933 million), Colorado ($840 million), and Indiana ($726 million) rounded out the top ten with 4.5%, 4%, and 3.5% market share. Together, these ten states represented 76.4% of the market. 2.1% of requirements under NAICS 334511 did not report a specific location.

Contract Place of Performance under NAICS 334511 for FY13 through FY17

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

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