About Us

About NCD.. 

Natick Contracting Division (NCD), headquartered at the US Army Natick Soldier Systems Center (NSSC) in Natick, Massachusetts is a full service contracting organization managing integrated acquisition from research and development through production and post production services. As part of US Army Contracting Command, NCD's expertise is utilized by all of the Armed Services, but in particular we provide contracting support to key Program Executive Offices and Program Managers supporting the U.S. Army's major acquisition programs. We contract for major soldier support systems ranging from uniforms and individual equipment to air drop delivery, as well as, critical technologies such as Chemical/Biological agent detection and protection and Unmanned Aircraft Systems. Beyond equipment, we also support procurement efforts for critical medical programs such as Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) research. As an integral part of the US Army team, NCD strives to implement world class best practices in procurement to ensure the sustainment, survivability and success of the 21st Century Warfighter in their Global Mission. In its support of the Warfighter, the NCD has an annual contracting value in excess of $1 billion.

Our Vision

To implement acquisition practices that mirror world class commercial practices. To provide the best contractual services possible, and be a valued team member of the US Army Contracting Command and the US Army RDECOM Contracting Center

Our Mission

Provide superior contract execution service that protect, sustain, and improve quality of life for the Warfighter. Maintain a Total Army Quality acquisition program that selects the best sources and ensures best value for the Government. Our goal is to provides this superior level of service to all branches and organizations that we partner with.

Our Values

  • Loyalty
  • Honor
  • Duty
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Personal Courage
  • Selfless Service

Our Goals

Focus on the Warfighter needs and meet their high expectations. Creating high quality contracts, implementing DOD acquisition policies and regulations, and focusing on providing the US Warfighter with the best equipment at the best price. Provide the most efficient procurement at the most affordable life cycle cost for 21st Century Warfighter equipment.