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Useful links for contractors
  • Central Contractor Registry (CCR)
  • BXA Denied persons list
  • BXA's Unverified list
  • Recent BXI enforcement actions
  • Entities with special export restrictions
  • Specially Designated Nationals list
  • U.S. State Dep't. debarred list
  • Presidents Executive Order on Terrorist Financing
  • Adobe Acrobat - necessary for most DoD solicitations

  • About the APLS system One comprehensive system for locating aircraft parts, electronics and military spares. The APLS system is built around a database of hundreds established of aircraft parts and defense spares suppliers. Searchable by National Stock Number (NSN), Military Specification (mil-spec) or manufacturer part number, APLS makes millions of records of available inventory accessible to the U.S. Armed Forces as well as U.S. and allied defense contractors, manufacturers and suppliers.

    Included with the APLS system are logistics and technical national stock number (NSN) based databases from Department of Defense agencies such as the Master Cross Reference (MCRL / MCRD), contract procurement history (active contracts and historical awards), Management Data, Interchange and Substitution, Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE), Technical Characteristsics and more.

    For the defense contractor community APLS also offers real-time contract solicitation information. Without question the most complete and timely source of available U.S. Government national stock number (NSN) based procurement actions. The APLS system actively pursues new solicitations from over five hundred purchasing locations within DoD and other Federal agencies twenty four hours a day, three hundred and sixty five days a year. News and info for our subscribers The APLS system is now at Version 6.0 for all subscribers. This update should present no new technical requirements for our subscribers, but will provide an updated interface for most search functions. Please contact us if you require any assistance.

    The latest revisions will allow simplified feature and data additions to the APLS system as our databases and subscriber base continues to expand. As part of the additions and updates to the system there has also been depracation of some unused features.

    As part of the update subscription rates and supplier listing requirements will be changing. All subscribers will receive a notice regarding these changes or please contact your APLS representative if you require more information.

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