10 Top Government Bids for 2024–Early 2025 That You Don’t Want to Miss

In 2023, the U.S. government spent $765B on federal contracts. Some of the most lucrative bids the government will release in the remainder of 2024 and early 2025 include those listed in Table 1, valued at more than $103B.

These bids will foster fierce competition among offerors. The winners of the contracts will have mounted strong campaigns to capture the work and develop high-scoring proposals at competitive rates. If you haven’t started work on these bids, there is no time like the present. To help you, Lohfeld Consulting will sponsor in-depth webinars on many of the bids as they reach major milestones in the coming months. These webinars will provide valuable insights and strategies to enhance your bid preparation, giving you a competitive edge.

To learn more about our webinars, click here to register for our mailing list. In addition, we will report on government-wide acquisition vehicles (GWACs) likely to be awarded in 2024 or 2025 (including CIO-SP4 and OASIS+) and how you can position your company to win lucrative task order contracts.

Table 1: 10 Top Government Bids for 2024 and Early 2025

No.AcronymName, Award Type, and NAICSAgencyTypeRFP DateValueUpdates
1Alliant 3Alliant 3 (IDIQ – GWAC, 541512)General Services Administration (GSA), Federal Acquisition Service (FAS)  Full and Open, Unrestricted06/2024$75BThe Contracting Office (CO) stated that the RFP may be released in June 2024.
2MIOESMissile Defense Agency (MDA) Integration & Operations for Enterprise Solutions  
(Type of Award Undetermined, 541715)
Missile Defense Agency (MDA)Undetermined10/2024$4.6BMDA anticipates a draft request for proposal (RFP) in late June 2024 and a final RFP in October 2024.
3INL/WHP FA2International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Office of Western Hemisphere Programs Functional Area 2 – IT ServicesU.S. Department of State (DOS), Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL)Full and Open, UnrestrictedLate 2024 or early 2025$350KSince the contracts expire in 02/2025, DOS will likely release an RFP in late 2024 or early 2025.
4SCITESSouthern Command’s Cyber Information Technology Enterprise ServicesDepartment of Defense (DOD), U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM)Full and Open, UnrestrictedQ1 FY2025$650KFederal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM) indicates the RFP may be released in Q1 FY25 with an award in Q3 FY25.
5ADPArmy Vantage Data Platform (Contract, 541511)U.S. Army, Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS), Army Data and Analytics Platforms (ARDAP)Full and Open, UnrestrictedEarly 2025$500MResponses to the RFI were due on 02/04/2024. The CO is likely to release the RFP in early 2025.
6ATSP5 F&OAdvanced Technology Support Program V Full and Open (IDIQ – Agency, 541330)Department of Defense (DOD) Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Defense Microelectronics Activity (DMEA)Full and Open, Unrestricted04/2025$17BDOD issued a Sources Sought / RFI / Market Research request on 04/08/2024 with responses due on 04/29/2024. They are now using the feedback to further their procurement strategy.
7NGDNext-Generation DesktopDepartment of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)Full and Open, UnrestrictedMid-2025$455KWith the incumbent’s contract expiring on 03/2026, CMS will likely release an RFP in mid-2025.
9SCSSSpecial Operations Forces (SOF) Core Services Support (IDIQ – Agency, 541611)DOD, Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)Small Business Set-AsideUndetermined date in 2025$3BAs per USSOCOM’s estimated forecast, the RFP is likely to be released in 2025.
9BEMSD – BEAGLEBorder Enforcement Management Systems Directorate – Border Enforcement Applications for Government Leading-Edge IT
(Task Order, 541512)
Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Information and Technology (OIT)Full and Open, UnrestrictedUndetermined date in 2025$1.14BThe Contracting Office stated that CBP is conducting market research and anticipates an RFP in 2025.
10Seaport-NxGSeaport Next Generation On-Ramp (IDIQ – Agency, 541330)The Department of the Navy, Naval Information Warfare Systems Command, in support of the Program Executive Office (PEO) Manpower, Logistics, and Business Solutions (MLB), Navy Enterprise Business Solutions Program OfficeFull and Open, UnrestrictedUndetermined date in 2025$1BThe RFP is still likely to be released in 2025.


Staying ahead in the competitive landscape of government contracting requires timely preparation and strategic insights. By participating in Lohfeld Consulting’s upcoming webinars and keeping abreast of critical GWACs, your team will be well-equipped to craft winning proposals and secure lucrative contracts. Don’t miss these opportunities to gain a competitive edge and drive your business forward.

By Brenda Crist, Vice President at Lohfeld Consulting Group, MPA, CPP APMP Fellow

Lohfeld Consulting Group has proven results specializing in helping companies create winning captures and proposals. As the premier capture and proposal services consulting firm focused exclusively on government markets, we provide expert assistance to government contractors in Capture Planning and Strategy, Proposal Management and Writing, Capture and Proposal Process and Infrastructure, and Training. In the last 3 years, we’ve supported over 550 proposals winning more than $170B for our clients—including the Top 10 government contractors. Lohfeld Consulting Group is your “go-to” capture and proposal source! Start winning by contacting us at www.lohfeldconsulting.com and join us on LinkedInFacebook, and YouTube(TM).

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