OVERVIEW

SeaPort Enhanced (SeaPort-e) Multiple Award Contract (MAC) is the Navy’s electronic platform for acquiring support services in 22 functional areas including Engineering, Financial Management, and Program Management.  The Navy Systems Commands (NAVSEA, NAVAIR, SPAWAR, NAVFAC, and NAVSUP), the Office of Naval Research, the United States Marine Corps, and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) solicit and compete their service requirements among SeaPort-e IDIQ MAC holders.  The SeaPort-e portal provides a standardized, efficient means of soliciting offers from among the diverse population of large and small businesses and their team members.  All task orders are competitively solicited, awarded and managed using the SeaPort-e web-based platform.  SeaPort-e provides an efficient and effective means of contracting for professional support services and enhancing small business participation.

DHPC Technologies Inc. (DHPC) was established in 1992 by David H. Pollock, a true pioneer and world-renowned expert in the EO/IR and IRCM technologies domains with application primarily to Aircraft Survivability Equipment (ASE). DHPC Technologies continues to be sought after to deliver subject matter expertise and personnel to the DoD and other agencies to perform research and development, systems engineering, modeling/simulation, software engineering & development, prototyping, interoperability & integration test and evaluation of complex electronic warfare programs and advanced EO/IR, IRCM and RF systems. DHPC has supported its customers with the design, development, operation and sustainment of several laboratory research and development facilities. These facilities support studies in the RF, UV, visual and IR domains. We support several RF based laboratories and are on the forefront of test and evaluation of technologies to counter the IED threats. DHPC Technologies also developed a technology enabler program for the US Navy known as the Open Architecture Translation System (OATS) in order to establish a Modular Open Systems Architecture (MOSA) environment for ASE systems. Today, OATS is being used in support of a number of DoDsystems – in both Air and Ground applications – to interpret and correlate disparate message formats generated by multiple (EO/IR/UV/RF) sensor systems.

FUNCTIONAL AREAS

Research & Development Support

This functional area consists of supporting the development and application of scientific and analytical disciplines to conduct fundamental research; scientific study and experimentation directed toward advancing the state-of-the-art or increasing knowledge or understanding; concept formulation; assessment of system and subsystem requirements; development, analysis and evaluation of concepts, technologies, systems and subsystems; and development of operational concepts and tactics with the end goal being the application of results to developing new or improving existing war fighting capabilities. This effort may include manning, operating, and maintaining test support craft and experimental vessels in the open ocean or restricted waters to support tests.

Engineering, System Engineering and Process Engineering Support

This functional area consists of supporting the application of engineering disciplines to technically support development of new and existing Naval capabilities and systems, technically support development of significant alterations to existing systems, support integration and interface of existing equipment or software into different applications or platforms to support the warfighter, and support evaluation of foreign or non-developmental systems, equipment, and technologies. This functional area also includes all support required within the area of environmental engineering of U. S. Navy weapon systems and base related infrastructure.

Modeling, Simulation, Stimulation, and Analysis Support

This functional area consists of the application of a standardized, rigorous, structured methodology to create and validate a physical, mathematical, or otherwise logical representation of a system, entity, phenomenon, or process. The functional area involves the use of models, including emulators, prototypes, simulators, and stimulators, either statically or over time, to develop data as a basis for making managerial, technical, strategic, or tactical decisions.

Prototyping, Pre-Production, Model-Making, and Fabrication Support

This functional area consists of the building, fabrication, testing, evaluating and operating reduced and full scale models, mock- ups, prototypes, pre-production units and research and development (R&D) test tools of electronic and electro-mechanical systems and system elements. Fabrication and machining of replacement parts or equipment for fielded systems or platforms is included. This includes the use of traditional materials as well as new composite materials.

System Design Documentation and Technical Data Support

This functional area involves the engineering effort required to prepare and assure that the detailed technical data documentation that is necessary to support system development reflects the latest design, configuration, integration, and installation concepts. Technical documentation may be in the form of paper, electronic (digital) or interactive computer systems.

Software Engineering, Development, Programming, and Network Support

This functional area consists of applying the engineering and scientific disciplines to perform technical analysis of, technically support development of or selection of hardware and computer software, or modification to existing hardware and software for systems, test facilities, or training facilities. This also consists of software engineering efforts and programming support required to technically support software implementation in systems, sub-systems, and components utilizing computers, electronics, and software. Planning, designing, coding, testing, integrating, supporting, and delivering algorithms, software (source code and executable), computer programs are the inherent activities of this functional area. Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) solutions and product modifications (e.g., software tools, licensing, and associated hardware) which are incidental to the overall support service efforts are considered within the scope of this functional area. Generally, the software development processes used for software development under this contract shall be, as a minimum, assessed at Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Capability Maturity Model (CMM) Level 3 or equivalent, however the Government may specify other (either lower or higher) standards in individual task orders issued under the contract.

Reliability, Maintainability, and Availability (RM&A) Support

This functional area consists of applying engineering, scientific, and analytical disciplines to ensure that systems and platforms RM&A requirements are integrated with the system design, development and life cycle sustainment resulting in war fighting capabilities that function effectively when required and that detection and correction of design deficiencies, weak parts, and workmanship defects that affect functionality are implemented.

Human Factors, Performance, and Usability Engineering Support

This functional area consists of applying engineering, scientific, and analytical disciplines to ensure that design of interactive systems are safer, more secure and easier to use thereby reducing accidents due to human error, increasing system integrity and enabling more efficient process operations. This functional area also includes applying engineering, scientific, and analytical disciplines to ensure that the number, type, mix, knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs), aptitudes and physical characteristics of operators, maintainers and support personnel have been defined and documented early in the system design phase.

System Safety Engineering Support

This functional area consists of applying engineering and analytical disciplines to ensure that safety is considered in all aspects of design, development, operation, maintenance, and modification of systems and platforms.

Configuration Management (CM) Support

This functional area consists of applying engineering and analytical disciplines to identify, document, and verify the functional, performance, and physical characteristics of systems, to control changes and non-conformance, and to track actual configurations of systems and platforms.

Quality Assurance (QA) Support

This functional area consists of applying engineering and analytical disciplines to ensure that the processes and products used in the design, development, fabrication, manufacture and installation result in quality products.

Information System (IS) Development, Information Assurance (IA), and Information Technology (IT) Support

This functional area consists of providing information system software analysis, requirements definition, design, development, test, modification, installation, implementation, quality assurance, training, and documentation to meet the evolving data storage and reporting needs of programs and management. Analyze existing IT and IS databases, web sites, and IT applications and recommend new or improved interfaces and improved management tools that meet new management requirements, or improve management effectiveness and efficiency. Perform maintenance and technical support for Local Area Networks (LAN) and Wide Area Networks (WAN) that are outside the cognizance of the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI). Modify, implement and maintain web based information systems and links. Develop web-site structure, prepare documentation for population, implement and maintain web sites. Provide systems engineering and technical support for establishment, test, upgrade, and operational support of systems, networks, workstations and support equipment hardware and software that are outside the cognizance of NMCI. Conduct IA analyses, develop, recommend, and implement, monitor, update, and maintain, IA practices, procedures, equipment, algorithms, and hardware that are outside the cognizance of NMCI.

Inactivation and Disposal Support

This functional area consists of technically supporting submarine, aircraft, weapons system and ship inactivation and disposal efforts to ensure that critical equipment removed is safeguarded and destroyed in accordance with the appropriate Navy instructions and directives. Provide direct liaison with the Shipyard or depot and the Navy to insure that critical technology is not inadvertently transferred to foreign nationals or governments. Ensure proper documentation exists for the sale of excess materials from inactivated platforms prior to sale by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS). Technically support the demilitarization process for shipboard equipment using the Expanded Work Breakdown Structure (EWBS), Trade Security Controls (TSC), and Munitions List Items (MLI) all of which are used to determine the disposition of excess, not-ready-for-issue (non-RFI) equipment. Technically support the security classification requirements and guidelines for data and equipment necessary to assist in making decisions on sales issues.

Interoperability, Test and Evaluation, Trials Support

This functional area consists of the application of engineering, scientific, and analytical disciplines necessary to ensure that developed platforms, systems, and war fighting capabilities have been properly tested and that joint interoperability requirements have been fully met at all levels of their life cycle.

Measurement Facilities, Range, and Instrumentation Support

This functional area consists of applying engineering, analytical, and technician disciplines in the operation and support of measurement facilities, ranges and instrumentation used for testing, evaluating, experimenting, and exercising platforms and systems.

Logistics Support

This functional area consists of applying the engineering and analytical disciplines required to implement acquisition logistics as a multi-functional technical management discipline associated with the design, development, test, production, fielding, sustainment, and improvement modifications of cost effective systems that achieve the warfighters’ peacetime and wartime readiness requirements. The principal objectives of acquisition logistics are to ensure that support considerations are an integral part of the system’s design requirements, that the system can be cost effectively supported through its life-cycle, and that the infrastructure elements necessary to the initial fielding, operation and maintenance support of the system are identified and developed and acquired.

Supply and Provisioning Support

This functional area consists of applying the analytical and technical disciplines required to ensure that fielded war fighting capabilities are materially sustained. The principal objectives of this functional area are to ensure that material for operation and maintenance of warfighter systems is available when required, that materials are properly stored and transported, and inventories are managed in a cost effective manner to sustain supported systems.

Training Support

This functional area consists of applying the engineering and analytical disciplines required to ensure that the warfighter and technical support community is provided with adequate instruction including applied exercises resulting in the attainment and retention of knowledge, skills, and attitudes regarding the platforms, systems, and war fighting capabilities they operate and maintain. It also includes organizational development and process improvement training activities. This functional area consists of information dissemination, as well as the development and facilitation of training for the Navy and Marine Corps workforce related to organizational development and process improvement initiatives. This includes efforts such as implementation of LEAN practices, implementation of National Security Personnel System (NSPS), Competency Alignment initiatives, and other workforce training efforts related to organizational development initiatives, process improvement initiatives and Human Capital Strategies.

In-Service Engineering, Fleet Introduction, Installation and Checkout Support

This functional area consists of the application of engineering, analytical, and technical disciplines and skills to establish and maintain long-term engineering, operation, and maintenance support for in-service war fighting capabilities as well as the capability to modernize or introduce transformational technologies into those capabilities.

Program Support

This functional area consists of applying the business, financial management, and technical disciplines required to support planning, organizing, staffing, controlling, and leading team efforts in managing acquisition programs such that the result places a capable and supportable system in the hands of the warfighter when and where it is needed, and does so at an affordable price. This functional area represents an integration of a complex system of differing but related functional disciplines that must work together to achieve program goals through development, production, deployment, operations, support, and disposal.

Functional and Administrative Support

This Clerical and Administrative Support functional area consists of clerical and administrative support required for seamless operation of offices and support functions. This area also includes support of personal property management functions. The Analytical and Organizational Assessment Support functional area consists of analytical and organizational assessment support functions, Human Capital Strategy processes and programs, organizational development efforts and organizational process improvement efforts. The Most Efficient Organization (MEO) Teaming Support Services functional area consists of organizational assessment, infrastructure assessment, financial management, process engineering, business as well as technical and non-technical disciplines to support development and implementation of the MEO. This functional area includes offering recommendations for technology infusion, capital investments, organizational structures, staffing and lean performance execution processes and metrics. In the event of an MEO selection/decision, this functional area includes providing accepted technology solutions, capital investments and staffing in accordance with the MEO through a follow-on contract action or option. This functional area will include conflict of interest clauses.

Public Affairs and Multimedia Support

This functional area consists of supporting Public Affairs organizations as it relates to strategic counsel, planning and execution of communication as a function of command goals and requirements for informing, and promoting the successes of the organization both to external and internal media. Public Affairs organizations oversee the development, implementation and execution of the command communication strategy, planning and tactics for enterprise and national-level initiatives across all target audiences. To accomplish this Public affairs organizations require specific contractor public affairs support including; speechwriting, multimedia documentation, development of strategic communication plans, support of the command exhibit program, exhibit planning/services/leasing of exhibit, photography support, design/layout of command publication to provide critical assistance in development of communication messages for the Navy. This area also includes support in the development of multimedia documentation to support Command communication goals; support for development of strategic communication plans to include metrics, technical writing services, message/brand development, visual media to include still, video and multimedia, and other public affairs services.

TASK ORDERS

No current Task Order at this time

SERVICE EXPERIENCE

I2WD Small Business Innovative Research (Optimized High Power Laser Diode Module)

US Army CECOM – W15P7T-09-C-S180

The objective of the Optimized High Power Laser Diode Module (OLM) effort was to develop a low cost, efficient Size, Weight and Power (SWAP), modular and scalable laser module for a variety of soldier system protection applications. DHPC analyzed the characteristics and performance of a variety of emerging potential commercially available technologies that an adversary could employ in the making of weapons devices to target U.S. and coalition forces. DHPC derived the performance requirements to develop an effective countermeasure capability that could be employed on military vehicles. DHPC designed and built prototype systems that were evaluated in a relevant environment. Multidimensional optimization was performed in temporal, spatial, and spectral domains to achieve the highest level of effectiveness by stimulating a desired response from the threat weapon’s advanced mechanisms at a distance that would minimize the impact of these threats. The testing concluded that the prototype system was effective in countering the threats and would provide sufficient levels of protection against this class of threats on the battlefield.

Technical Engineering Support Services (Laser IRCM Test and Evaluation Lab)

US Army CECOM – W15P7T-09-D-P014/0004/0011

The U.S. Army PM for Aircraft Survivability Equipment (PM-ASE) initiated the development of the Common Infrared Countermeasure (CIRCM) Program for its helicopter fleet to protect against man portable air defense system (MANPADS) threats. The Army needed to evaluate candidate systems with respect to their performance, reliability and weight and awarded DHPC a contract to design, develop, fabricate and operate a Hardware in the Loop (HITL) modeling and simulation facility, named the Laser IRCM Test & Evaluation (LITE) Laboratory. The LITE Lab’s mission is to assess the performance of various vendors’ CIRCM pointer/tracker candidates while being subjected to simulated missile engagement scenarios. DHPC designed and built the Motion Table (simulating the helicopter’s flight motion), a 2-axis Cartesian stage (to simulate the incoming missile trajectory), and a Simulated Threat Box (to simulate the UV and IR signatures of the missile’s plume) in an indoor range. DHPC used the LITE lab to evaluate the Technology Readiness Level of several candidate systems. DHPC’s Open Architecture Translation System allowed all vendors to seamlessly interface with the Army’s fielded missile warning system. DHPC analyzed the collected data, prepared test reports and provided TRL assessments to support the Army’s CIRCM acquisition strategy.

Technical Engineering Support Services (IASETDP)

US Army CECOM – W15P7T-09-D-P014/0015

DHPC supported a U. S. Army demonstration of Integrated Aircraft Survivability Equipment (IASE). DHPC developed the IASE software architecture and correlation software consisting of approximately 30,000 lines of real-time C code to allow the Army to integrate currently fielded, federated ASE systems. DHPC developed the IASE correlation software IAW DO-178B and MIL-STD-498 standards. The software has been designed & implemented with an open architecture allowing it to be hosted on a variety of existing and developmental system processors, minimizing risk and cost for installation on US Army aircraft. The capability is designed such that it can be tailored to work with any mix of currently fielded ASE systems installed on a particular fleet of aircraft. The software algorithms analyze sensor detected data inputs from RF, UV and Laser bands to accurately identify multi-spectral threats with a greater confidence level.

DHPC QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAM

DHPC Technologies provides innovative and technically focused solutions as a prime contractor to the Government. Quality products and services are key factors in keeping our customers satisfied and in providing solutions that help achieve and support their mission. To perform our mission successfully, DHPC’s Quality Assurance Program (QAP) is a critical element necessary to ensure the Government customers are provided with the highest quality and best value product and service for their money. DHPC’s QAP establishes a process for general operations and key initiatives within, and across all Task Orders. This includes key performance indicators, planning, tracking and evaluating data, operations, program and/or project management, task management, communication strategies, and internal and external collaboration and communication. Our QAP is applied to all Task Orders, and is reviewed for adequacy and completeness on a periodic basis.

DHPC SEAPORT-E TEAM MEMBERS

No current Team Members at this time

DHPC SEAPORT-E POINTS OF CONTACT (POCS)

Program Manager: Joseph M Aletta jalettaATdhpctech.com 732-791-5402

Operations Manager: John Antonino jantoninoATdhpctech.com 732-791-5430