Working With DLA Strategic Materials

Getting Started

Before you get started working with DLA Strategic Materials here are a few quick tips. For acquisition opportunities, please register on and search using DoDAAC "SP8000."

Sales Program

The NDS program was established under the Strategic and Critical Materials Stockpiling Act of 1939 to maintain and manage strategic and critical materials for use during times of national emergency

Material Form

Looking to obtain a material sample, or maybe request an inspection? If so, please use the below link to access the Material Form. Storage Location, Pile, Lot and item are not required, but would be greatly appreciated if known. 

Broad Agency Announcement 

The Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) is a tool used by government agencies for acquisition of basic and applied research and that part of development not related to the development of a specific system or hardware procurement.

Recycling Reuse Program

The Strategic Material Recovery and Reuse Program (SMRRP) operates under the Strategic and Critical Material Stock Piling Act. The Act allows recovery of any strategic and critical materials from excess materials made available for recovery purposes by other federal agencies.