TWD Services

Acquisition and Procurement

The acquisition and procurement of technology is an ongoing process for organizations of all sizes. But with so many technology choices and sources, how do you know if the solution you’re getting fits your business requirements – and if you’re getting the best price? TWD acquisition and procurement services enable you to leverage our technical product knowledge and buying power for your technology investments – saving you time and costs, and ensuring standards for pricing, quality, and delivery.

Leave the Buying to Us

TWD has an extensive history of providing specialized acquisition and procurement services for all types of government customers and contracts, including support for defense weapons systems. Our personnel have well over 50 years of combined experience in developing, modifying, and tracking procurement requests for Department of Defense (DoD) programs, and are well-versed in DoN, DoD, and FAR regulations and directives that guide the development of all procurement requests and contract modifications. Our acquisition and procurement team also is proficient in the system applications that support the development of this documentation, including the Program Resources-Integrated Solutions Management System (PR-ISMS), Financial Management Information System (FMIS), Contract Data Management System (CDMS), and the former Standard Procurement System/Procurement Desk Top-Defense (SPS/PD2).

TWD qualifications for acquisition and procurement support, particularly for government-related projects, are extensive and specialized as follows:

  • Our acquisition and procurement personnel have been recognized routinely for their outstanding efforts with letters of appreciation and awards of excellence. They are sought after by the PEO and contracts departments of other government agencies and contractors for their extensive procurement knowledge.
  • Our subject matter experts participate regularly in Integrated Process Teams (IPTs) to assist in streamlining procurement processes. TWD personnel have participated in – and have earned – Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification – a well-recognized process improvement framework.
  • TWD assists in the development and definition of acquisition requirements for the engineering, development, installation, and logistics support of system components, as well as the analysis of technical requirements packages and their integration into various contracts.
  • TWD procurement experts assist Foreign Military Sales (FMS) personnel with the development, implementation, and execution of the documents required to specify and achieve program directives for various international navies.
  • TWD acquisition and procurement personnel are experts in developing Statements of Work (SOW) on Military Interdepartmental Purchase Requests (MIPRs) and for task orders under Basic Ordering Agreements (BOAs).
  • Our personnel assist in providing our Navy client with pre-acquisition planning, direction, and support to integrate technical, acquisition, fiscal, and administrative requirements with their shipbuilder’s time-phased requirements.
  • TWD understands the importance of building relationships that foster collaboration with Navy Field Engineering Activities, Test Facilities, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), and other support contractors to gather accurate data for incorporation into procurement requests.
  • Our analysts ensure the currency of all weapons and equipment acquisition requirements including weapons and system specifications, drawings, ordnance documentation, Engineering Change Proposals(ECP)/Engineering Change Notices (ECN), and all other supporting documentation prior to completing the procurement request and associated Contract Data Requirements Lists (CDRLs).
  • TWD’s thorough understanding of the procurement process ensures a reduced cycle time between originating a procurement request and executing contract actions.

Leverage Our Product Knowledge, Buying Power – and Experience

TWD provides acquisition and procurement support for several government clients, including the Program Executive Office for Integrated Warfare Systems, the NATO SEASPARROW Program Office, and other Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Program Executive Offices (since 1997). We also have provided support for major weapons systems acquisitions that include the AEGIS Weapon System and its ancillary systems, the Standard Missile System, and the SeaSparrow Missile System. Our quality service of providing acquisition and procurement support over many years has been recognized through numerous letters of appreciation as well as through formal recognitions of achievement, including the AEGIS Excellence Awards.

Adding TWD’s acquisition and procurement expertise to your process enables you to leverage the benefits of our specialized government purchasing knowledge, our technical expertise, and our buying power, and ensures that the technology that you are getting is the right solution, delivered on time – and at the best price.