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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
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Welcome to the Acquisition website for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).

Our Vision

To become a center of excellence by providing customers with quality business solutions while embracing acquisition reform.

Our Mission

To support the Bureau’s mission of reducing violent crimes and protecting the public by procuring quality goods and services in a timely manner and at the best value.

Notice to All Department of Justice Contractors Restoration of Funding - October 17, 2013

The President has signed legislation providing current funding for the Department of Justice (Department). The purpose of this Notice is to notify ATF contractors affected by the lapse of appropriations that funding has been restored through January 15, 2014. Contractors may return to work as of October 17, 2013 and should contact their contracting officer for further guidance or Demetress (Dee) Smith, Bureau Chief Procurement Officer.


Best Practices
  • Provide customers with quality business solutions.
  • Plan acquisitions in advance.
  • Build partnerships with customers.
  • Use creative contracting methods to streamline acquisition.
  • Offer a wide range of Small Business Opportunities.
  • Exceeded majority of socio-economic goals last five years.
  • Exceeded Performance-Based Service Contracting goals.
  • Conduct various proof-of-concept pilots and initiatives to try.

What Does ATF Buy?
  • IT Managed Services
  • IT Equipment and other Services
  • Electronic Communications Equipment
  • Investigative Equipment
  • Firearms and Ammunition
  • Antennae Sites
  • Auditing Services
  • Facility Operation and Maintenance
  • Automobiles
  • Copiers
  • Other complex equipment and services