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Contracts Awarded by the Bundeswehr

The Bundeswehr satisfies its requirements for goods and services by awarding public contracts. These pages provide suppliers, manufacturers and service providers with general information on public contracts awarded by the Bundeswehr. Here you will find forms, rules and regulations and download the PKIBw certificates you may require.

The Bundeswehr as a Customer

The Bundeswehr is tasked by the Constitution (Grundgesetz) with the duty of providing national and alliance defense. In order to be able to accomplish this mission and the tasks derived therefrom, the armed forces must be provided with the necessary equipment. 

The Directorate-General for Equipment of the Federal Ministry of Defense is responsible for the planning, management and supervision of national and international armaments activities. It has overall responsibility for the procurement and in-service process in the Bundeswehr.

Becoming a Bundeswehr supplier

In your role as supplier, do you need further information about the award procedures? No matter whether you are a manufacturer, supplier or producer, relevant regulations and standards are available in this section. Please refer to the information provided here on Bundeswehr invitations to tender and use this link to e-tendering. Additional relevant documents and forms are available for download.

How to become a Bundeswehr supplier

Bundeswehr suppliers are required to observe various legal provisions. The brochure "The Bundeswehr as a Customer” compiles information on the award of public contracts in a comprehensible form. It describes the procurement organization’s structure, the individual procurement procedures and the contracts. This brochure is an ideal#een starting point in order to become a Bundeswehr supplier.

Brochure - The Bundeswehr as a Customer

Brochure - The Bundeswehr as a Customer

The brochure contains all important information on the awarding of public contracts by the Bundeswehr.

Brochure - The Bundeswehr as a Customer : Brochure - The Bundeswehr as a Customer PDF, not barrier-free, 3.6 MB
The brochure contains all important information on the awarding of public contracts by the Bundeswehr.

Principles of procurement

Information about the award procedures

Contact information

You wish to become a Bundeswehr supplier but you still have questions regarding the procurement procedures or the public contract awarding policies? Please refer to the following BAAINBw point of contact.

BAAINBw J1 contact form

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