U.S. Navy Seaport Enhanced (SeaPort-e)

SeaPort-e is the Navy’s electronic platform for acquiring support services in 22 functional areas including Engineering, Financial Management, and Program Management. The contract may be used by 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).
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Contract Number: N00178-15-D-8161

NAVSEA SeaPort Enhanced (SeaPort-e)
Contract is designed to include all aspects of professional support services required by the Navy’s Systems commands, including NAVSEA, NAVAIR, SPAWAR, NAVSUP, NAVFAC, MSC, Strategic Systems Programs, and the Marine Corps Systems Command, and its related Program Executive Offices (PEOs), and field activities.

The NAVSEA SeaPort Enhanced contract provides electronic contracting vehicles to procure professional support services for authorized users in 22 functional areas in all 50 states divided into seven (7) regions. These services are available through all phases of ship, aircraft, and weapon system life cycle – technology development, concept exploration, design, specification development, construction/production, test and evaluation, certification, operation, maintenance, improvement/modernization, overhaul and refueling, salvage and disposal.

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         Authorized Users:

  • Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)
  • Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR)
  • Military Sealift Command
  • Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC)
  • Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)
  • Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)
  • Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP)
  • Strategic Systems Program (SSP)
  • Office of Naval Research (ONR)
  • US Marine Corp

No task orders received at this time.

– DMSl team members proposed and their capability/area of expertise;

  • Alion Science and Technology Corporation
    • Alion is technology Solutions Company delivering technical expertise and operational support to the Department of Defense, civilian government agencies and commercial customers. Building on almost 70 years of R&D and engineering experience, Alion brings innovation and insight to multiple business areas: defense operations; modeling & simulation; wireless communication; industrial technology; chemical, biological, nuclear & environmental sciences; information technology; and naval architecture & marine engineering.
    • Alion is fully qualified in all the functional areas specified in the statement of work (SOW) requirements and will provide naval architecture and marine engineering and technical services to support research and development, new design, construction, conversions, modernization, and provide fleet support. The DoD and industry rely on Alion for a broad array of modeling & simulation (M&S) and technical and professional services; our 2D and 3D modeling solutions support advanced training for both the military and first responders. In addition, Alion leads policy, design and development efforts to create standard automated interfaces between simulation and Command, Control, Communication and Computer Intelligence (C4I) systems.
  • American Systems Corporation
    • Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. Based in the Washington, D.C., suburb of Chantilly, Virginia, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is a government services contractor focused on delivering valued services to our customers in areas of National Priority…that is keeping our nation and its citizens safe from all enemies, both foreign and domestic.
    • Our professional management and engineering services ensure successful definition, execution, and completion of customer programs. Our subject matter expertise supports customers with systems engineering and analysis; program management; cyber security; operational training; science and technology integration; and intelligence operational lifecycle needs.
    • Our services include certification and accreditation, requirements analysis, risk assessment and management, readiness training teams, life cycle support, technology transition, and mission systems integration. Many of our program managers hold PMP certifications and we are ISO 9001:2008 registered.


3.1 Research and Development Support

DMS team members provide support to collect, organize, develop, and document current and future program plans, planning factors, forecasts, actions, and other pertinent data that NSWC PC Code E42 will use to perform and manage Naval Special Warfare SDV development programs. These products may be used in support of reporting to the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), NAVSEA PEO, the Naval Special Warfare Command (NAVSPECWARCOM), and the Office of Naval Research (ONR). Work results in complete draft and final data packages used to support NSWC PC in the performance of ONR and NAVSPECWARCOM tasking.

3.2-Engineering, System Engineering and Process Engineering Support

DMS team members have over 25 years of experience providing EMC and topside design engineering support aboard US Navy Cruisers, Destroyers, Frigates, and Carriers, USCG Cutters, and Royal Norwegian Navy Icebreakers. For example, ASC has provided NAVSEA engineering expertise in the following areas of support:

  • Conducted assessment to determine inter- and intra-ship EME levels at proposed composite deck house location in DDG 51 class ships for NSWCDD J54.
  • Conducted EM analyses to determine optimum LHA 4 and 5 and LHD 3 and 5 Integrated Topside Designs for PMS470.
  • Conducted EM analyses for NFN and CDL-N installations on board AGF 3 and LCC 19.
  • Provided technical engineering support to the LPD 17 EMCAB for the past seven years.
  • Provided technical engineering support to the AOE 6/10 Class EMCAB and conducted various EM analyses for sensor installations
  • Provided Topside Engineering support to Surface Combatants Topside Integration Group.
  • Engineered Shipboard Wide Area Network (SWAN) in LPD 17.
  • Provided design and installation liaison support for commercial and military SATCOM systems.
  • Provided Engineering support during weekly LHA(R) Integrated Process Review meetings.  ASC has investigated known EMI problems between transmit/receive systems within the Fleet. Using shipboard system characteristics we predict electromagnetic field levels expected for new system installations and in support of system susceptibility requirements development. WE also calculate electric field levels and power densities from systems aboard various ship platforms to ensure system level requirements comply with shipboard standards and specifications. ASC applied RCS coverage requirements for locating topside antennas and identified potential in-band and out-of-band EMI problems and known resolutions to predicted EMI problems. ASC has recommended an optimum topside configuration based on analyses we conducted on topside design for concurrent antenna installations aboard specified ship classes, and we have assessed the reaction time of sensors and weapons utilizing NAVSEA’s EM Engineering Software in relation to azimuth and elevation coverage, type of threat, and system parameters that can impose restrictions on the systems performance. We have researched potential intra/ inter-ship in- and out-of-band signals; estimated blockage; and determined system operational constraints relating to EMC limits, RADHAZ, and potential radiation pattern distortion.

3.3-Modeling, Simulation, Stimulation, and Analysis Support

DMS team members are supporting the US Army (TACOM-ARDEC) at Picatinny Arsenal, NJ, in all aspects of the Concept Exploration Program (CEP), which is intended to develop, model, evaluate, and identify alternative system concepts that alone or together could satisfy the various assigned mission tasks in an operational context as defined by the Joint users. This process has five phases, each of which will also contribute to the planning, development, and execution of the US Army Concept Exploration Strategic Plan:                                                                                                                                                                   1. Definition – Identify operational concept, preliminary desired operational characteristics, and draft performance parameters are identified; develop technology options.

2. Assessment – Apply expert opinion, technical analyses, and modeling and simulation to assess initial concepts by evaluating delivery and deployment methods, payloads, target effects and responses, maturity, complexity, and overall risk against requirements.

3. Analysis – Assess selected concepts in depth and analyze alternative; mature concepts through engineering and modeling and simulation;

4. Comparison – Apply expert personnel and professional software to evaluate concept data and support decision requirements; develop Measures of Effectiveness and Performance; ascertain developmental risk; describe performance parameters; develop all aspects of integrated logistics, human effects, and life cycle cost for acquisition authority.

5. Review and Approval – Finalize recommendations and supporting data; recommend solution through the Milestone Decision Authority and eventually through Joint Flag/General Officer decision body.

We conduct modeling to provide decision-makers with reliable, objective assessments of the options for meeting real mission needs, to assess force structure implications, to identify potentially viable solutions, and to assess the cost-effectiveness of each solution against a baseline that typically represents current capabilities. “

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

DMS team members have over 10 years’ experience in the design and fabrication programs for the quarter-scale model submarine test bed CUTTHROAT (LSV-2).  DMS Team experts contributed throughout the effort to fabricate this test vehicle, including review of the quarter-scale propulsor and maneuvering research model.  DMS Team evaluated design drawings and calculations, LSV safe design calculations, and test plans and procedures as a part of supporting the effort to field this national test bed asset. As a part of the larger effort to develop the VIRGINIA-class propulsor, DMS Team personnel assisted in the design and fabrication of the prototype and reduced-scale testing program.  Other DMS Team component development experience includes the design and testing of SSN 688-class, SSBN 726-class, and SEAWOLF-class propulsion system component prototypes ranging from bearings to seals and shafting.

3.5 System Design Documentation and Technical Data Support

DMS team members reviewed Hull, Mechanical, and Electrical Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals to ensure appropriate links were included to other manuals and that they conformed with developmental guidance, and validated the data. ASC participated in submarine Ship System Manual development working groups, submarine Interclass Digital Publishing working groups, and on Common User Interface and SGML Life Cycle Maintenance In-Process Teams. We recommended updates to the TRIDENT Class Modification Standard Operating Procedures and developed inputs for the Submarine Warfare System Functional Requirements Document, Integrated Logistics Certification and Validation instructions, and Fleet Modernization Plan. We also developed the NAVSEA/Team Submarine Policy and Guidance for Acquisition and Conversion of Logistics Technical Documentation to digital format and maintenance procedures for Team Submarine Advanced Technical Information Support System Digital Library.

3.6 Software Engineering, Development, Programming, and Network

DMS has supported more than 15 years of information technology projects for the Navy.  Our tasks range in size from a $10-thousand network infrastructure upgrade for the Naval Sea Systems Command Installations and Equipment code, to a $27-million document management installation for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.  This has included support to NSWC and NUWC divisions and headquarters organizations.

DMS Team developed a Web based tool to automate financial budget tracking for NAVSEA 01 group.  The application was created in Cold Fusion, IIS and SQL Server.  It is a Web based application that automates the creation of a BOCS (Budget Object Classification System) Exhibit that required input from over 200 users.  It interfaces with NBTS and PBIS DoD systems by capturing the control budget numbers and then using those controls to validate the breakout of each budget line item individually.  At the end the application created a report in MS Excel to be delivered to DoD.

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

DMS Team performed a review for technical accuracy and adequacy, reliability and maintainability (R&M), and built-in test engineering design tasks for GOCO facility primary equipment, support equipment, development and system modifications. Tri Star provided R&M support by conducting equipment ground testing, integrated field testing, and environmental testing to evaluate new designs, design modifications, and ECPs of developmental and in-service GOCO equipment. Tri Star developed test procedures; prepared test plans; collected and stored test data; analyzed and evaluated equipment test data to determine R&M characteristics; documented equipment deficiencies; and documented test results. They participate in project meetings, conferences, failure review boards, and reviews at contractor and government facilities as appropriate. Tri Star developed a top level R&M program plan to ensure all appropriate R&M tasks are included and specifically tailored for cost-effective execution and compatibility with program schedules/milestones.

3.8 Human Factors, Performance, and Usability Engineering Support

DMS team members understand the Human Systems Integration (HSI) initiative is critical the Navy now and in the future. We understand HSI principles must be considered during all phases of a project, during the concept formulation and acquisition phases as well as throughout its lifecycle. ASC has been supporting the Human Factors Engineering initiatives and the HSI program since 1992. We are currently providing professional engineering and analysis services, technical services, and financial management services to SEA 03, the new Directorate for HSI efforts within NAVSEA. We are currently supporting the SEA 03 Director, Deputy Technical Director, Budget Financial Manager, and the Training and Education Functional Area Manager and their support staffs. ASC is also providing technical and programmatic support for the Chair of the Manning and Human Systems Integration (M/HSI) Integrated Product Team (IPT), which includes coordinating semi-annual IPT meetings and supporting Joint and International M/HSI efforts.

3.9 System Safety Engineering Support

DMS team members have over 10 years’ experience provides programmatic and technical expertise to ensure that safety is a consideration throughout all life-cycle activities including design, testing, installation, operation, maintenance, modifications, and disposal.  DMS Team fully understands the Navy’s System Safety Program, as established by OPNAVINST 5100.24, and the system safety requirements specified in DoD/SECNAVINST 5000.2 for acquisition programs and OPNAVINST 5100.19 and 5100.23 for Forces Afloat and Ashore, respectively.  Additionally, we understand the methodologies for conducting risk assessments in accordance with the requirements specified in MIL-STD-882, Standard Practice for System Safety.

3.10 Configuration Management (CM) Support

DMS provides CM and documentation for  engineering services in support of a variety of RDT&E projects for the Weapons and Materials Directorate at Army Research Laboratory. Many of these special projects require an accelerated flexible development cycle. DMS maintains customer flexibility, responding to the rapid advances in both high-speed data collection and its related technologies.  These technologies range from wireless communications, noise reduction and filtering, circuit development, design and prototyping, to the development of software applications to support the modeling and simulation required for systems analysis and experimental design.    DMS’ past performance includes expertise areas to develop complex algorithms for flight control and near-real time data collection and analysis as well as signal enhancement of micro-sensor data.   DMS has also supported the field testing and evaluation of these systems and conducted performance analyses in support of Verification and Validation studies.   This performance analysis work can be applied for both Critical Design Review and Test Readiness.

3.11 Quality Assurance (QA) Support

DMS team members ensures that the processes used in the design, development, fabrication, manufacture of MK 41 VLS launchers and canisters result in quality products uses QA processes to reduce risk in MK 41 deliveries.

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

DMS designed, developed, implemented and continues to provide operational support and maintenance to the Navy Sea System Command (NAVSEA) Headquarters System (NHS).  The system supports both the NAVSEA and the Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) to enhance the Navy’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system by bringing data from ERP into the NHS Knowledge Management System.  This provides the Navy with greater utilization of the ERP investment and saves millions of dollars in cost.  NAVSEA- NHS is a web-based knowledge management system located on the submarine base in Groton, CT with over 500 users coast to coast. This application automates the budget exhibit submission process for eight Navy appropriations, which include over 40 exhibits, and the Budget Object Classification System (BOCS). In addition DMS provides Tier II & III Help Desk support.

3.13 Inactivation and Disposal Support

DMS team members have over 10 years’ experience currently provides support to Navy ship inactivation and disposal programs for nuclear-powered and conventionally powered submarines and surface ships, in the areas of engineering, program management, cost analysis, budget formulation, and environmental compliance.  DMS Team has provided these services to NAVSEA for more than nine years under multiple contracts.  Specific examples of past performance and ongoing efforts include:

3.14 Interoperability, Test and Evaluation, Trials Support

DMS team members provide T&E during and after upgrade of Device 2F166-2 trainer, currently a Group “0” E-2C OFT, to CAEWWL at NAS Norfolk, VA, to establish that the trainer is ready to perform its mission.

DMS Team supports DEP testing for PEO Ships, IWS, SPAWAR, NAVAIR, SEA 062, CFFC, CINCPACFLT, and CINCLANTFLT in the Fleet Readiness Process.  DMS Team tracks interoperability installations and issues, reviews and analyzes Battle Force hot-wash reports, tracks both hardware and software installations and outstanding issues, and performs reviews of BG Interoperability Tests and Distributed Engineering Plant testing results, tracking all issues to resolution. In addition, DMS Team developed the interoperability process utilized by PEO Ships F in coordination with PEO IWS, SPAWAR, NAVAIR, other Warfare Commands (Dahlgren, NAWCAD, Louisville, Crane, PHD), CNSP, CNSL, and CFFC.  DMS Team currently manages the interoperability program for PEO Ships F and acts as the PEO SHIPS F SPM representative for the Fleet Readiness Plan.

3.15 Measurement Facilities and Range

DMS supports the U.S. Army Research Laboratory at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland, DMS Team with over 20 years’ experience prepares experimental facilities; schedules work; designs experiments; fabricates hardware; installs, sets up, and executes tests; maintains, tracks, and repairs equipment; develops and uses instruments; performs mechanical testing and sample preparation; analyzes results; writes progress and final technical reports; and prepares and maintains databases. DMS Team was also required to purchase, operate, and maintain all contractor-provided vehicles and to purchase required materials.

DMS Team operates two indoor testing ranges conducting testing up to 40 MM gun work for Army Research laboratory. We conduct all range operations, including installation of the proper gun for the test; picking up government furnished target materials; assembly of targets (if required); set up and position break screens for timing delays; position x-ray tube heads; Instrumentation set up for the flash x-ray system for proper functioning; troubleshooting and repairing circuits that malfunction; loading film in the x-ray cassettes; installing the cassettes in the testing chamber; measuring armor plate hardness; recording pre-test data; determining the desired velocity based on test objectives or use the velocity furnished by the project engineer; determining the correct powder loading, based on desired velocity; modify the sabot, if necessary; making the necessary electrical connections for the firing circuit and instrumentation; setting triggers on instrumentation; loading and firing the weapon system; and following SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures). Post firing work includes: removal of x-rays from cassettes and developing them; conducting data accusation, reduction, review, and initial analysis; removal of target debris from test chamber; separating hazardous waste and material to be rendered safe and sending it to the scrap yard; transporting target material to scrap yard; cleaning guns, if necessary; monitoring air pressure differentials across air filters and replacing filters, when necessary; and taking advantage of opportunities for improving either testing techniques or equipment used in the facility.

3.16 Logistics Support

DMS team members have reviewed SHIPALT ILS certification statements to validate that logistics products are planned and/or delivered in sufficient time to support installation on various ship classes, and we have participated on C4I ILS Management Teams. As part of this effort, we participated in the working groups that designed, developed installation procedures, and provided lifecycle support to the submarine training facility tactical trainers and simulation/stimulation training-unique equipment equivalents, which included all aspects of the process, including conducting front-end analysis of requirements, determining tactical-vs.-training unique emulations, identifying lifecycle support requirements, and testing and evaluating training systems.

3.17 Supply and Provisioning

DMS team members have over 10 years’ experience is recognized as a team member by SUBMEPP and NAVSEA for their performance and ability to deliver on time and within costs. DMS Team provides program management, engineering, technical, Quality Assurance (QA), and logistical support in the development, update and revision of shipboard and shore-based equipment resulting from design changes.  DMS Team provides logistical support in the research and revision of APLs for submarine systems, and provided technical expertise in the development of an incremental overhaul Maintenance Plan for SEAWOLF-class submarines.  DMS Team, in support of new construction and in-service submarines, ensures that material is available as required, that material is properly stored and transported, and that inventories are managed in a cost-effective manner to sustain system requirements.  Their areas include, but are not limited to, the development and maintenance of provisioning requirements, the preparation and review of Consolidated Shipboard Allowance List (COSAL), and ensuring maximum efficiency of the Corporate Repair Program (CRP) and Advanced Equipment Repair Program (AERP).  DMS Team performs as a liaison between NAVSEA, NAVICP, and multi-level government agencies to ensure SUBSAFE material is properly identified.  DMS Team is a diverse organization with multi-skilled associates applying their experience, engineering principles, and statistical knowledge in support of their clients.

3.18 Training Support

DMS team members have provided training support to the Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program.  DMS Team support has included a full-time, on-site liaison officer assigned to the Inter-service Non-lethal Individual Weapons Instructor Course (INIWIC), Fort Leonard Wood, MO. INIWIC is a comprehensive “train-the-trainer” program that covers information ranging from current and emerging non-lethal weapons and rules of engagement to training methodologies. DMS Team assisted the Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate Education Officer with development and execution of a Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program Education Strategic Plan. DMS Team also supported the development and maintenance of the Introduction to Non-Lethal Weapons on-line course that is currently hosted on MarineNet, Navy eLearning, and Joint Knowledge Online websites. In addition, DMS Team’s subject matter experts have given presentations at the Army War College and the Air War College as part of a Non-Lethal Weapons elective course.

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

DMS team members provide system engineers, qualified technicians, and program management experts, under contract to NAVAIR, have provided system engineering/technical support to NSWC PHD WS to support evaluation of their current architecture and determine modernization requirements, particularly for Desert Ship, but also for the entire Navy White Sands infrastructure. We conducted systems engineering and determined technical requirements to modernize and achieve increased use of available Detachment technical capabilities to support implementing their Business Development capabilities. ASC determined a consolidated course of action to improve the overall capabilities of Desert Ship, which included defining an architectural definition process and obsolete equipment replacement requirements and developing a Desert Ship LAN and remote launcher communications capabilities. We conducted and coordinated business development and systems engineering efforts simultaneously to achieve the goal of improving their business posture and supporting overall DOD program objectives. ASC is a subcontractor on the NSWC PHD WS OMNIBUS contract awarded to the New Mexico State University Physical Sciences Laboratory.

3.20 Program Support

DMS team members provide planning, and programmatic support services including requirements generation for the Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP) Program, which is a compilation of program offices, field activities, laboratories, operational commands, etc., that work together to mitigate the ongoing asymmetric threat to our naval forces ashore and afloat, especially with respect to threats posed by terrorist insurgents. ASC is acting as a central coordinator for and interfacing with SEA 061T (Warfare Systems Engineering and Architecture Division); PMS AT-A (Anti-Terrorism Afloat); the NAVSEA AT/FP Program Office; and numerous field activities and commands including NSWC Crane, NSWC Dahlgren, OPNAV, PEOs, PMs, and other Field Activities. ASC is providing technical, planning, and programmatic support services, which has included helping to develop and implement AT/FP initiatives for afloat units; preparing draft AT/FP Acquisition Requirements Documentation; acting as the liaison and primary coordinator with and among AT/FP Program participants; providing programmatic-level organizational and administrative support; and participating in budget development and in establishing program priorities.

3.21 Functional and Administrative Support

DMS team members support the PMS 317 Business Financial Manager for budget planning/preparation/execution by developing analyses with graphics and metrics to support budgetary decisions. The team helps develop funding documents for acquisition and lifecycle funding, reviews shipbuilder Cost Performance Report data, and conducts EVM analyses.

DMS Team with over 10 years’ experience provides professional and highly motivated administrative support to the Flag and Program Office levels with a wide range and scope of administrate and technical support specialists, from Executive Administrative Assistants to File Clerks. We provide this service to many commands and codes, including PEO SHIPS, PEO SUBS, SEA 04R, SEA 05P, SEA 06P, SEA 07T, L, and Q, PMS395, PMS93E, PMS333, PMS400F, PMS450, and IWS3C. Typical examples of work performed include:

Typing Navy business letters, military and civilian performance reviews, memos, directives, and all other correspondence using SECNAV INST 5216.5C (Navy Correspondence Manual) and other instructions and notices.  Preparing PowerPoint presentations; and producing, revising, and distributing documentation, such as manuals, handbooks, and reports as required. Drafting and preparing for release most Navy messages using TurboPrep.  Organizing, coordinating, and facilitating staff and business meetings with attendance ranging from 2200

3.22 Public Affairs and Multimedia Support

DMS team members provide Public Affairs and Strategic Communication services to the Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program. DMS Team has prepared numerous articles, displays, and other documentation to convey the non-lethal strategic message.  DMS Team’s public affairs experts demonstrated experience developing and producing presentations, brochures/fact sheets, posters, videos and displays on non-lethal weapons for various events such as conferences, symposia, industry days, etc., in support of the Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program; experience staffing of the displays, presenting non-lethal weapons briefs at conferences, and chairing non-lethal weapons sessions at symposia.  As an example, DMS Team assisted the Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate in its role as a co-host for the 2011 North American Technology Demonstration Non-Lethal Capabilities Conference, coordinating various activities and developing public affairs materials for this international event.  In addition, DMS Team developed the Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program’s Annual Report for each year it was published as well as developed and assisted in the maintenance and population of the Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program website (http:// jnlwp.defense.gov).  DMS Team has prepared and distributed a daily media summary highlighting non-lethal weapons in domestic and international news and has contributed to numerous responses to media queries on non-lethal weapons.

Point of Contact to provide information on customer satisfaction with the services performed;

Mario Y. Gonzales, Mario.gonzales@dmsva.com, 703-796-9915

Point of contact for information related to the SeaPort program;

Mario Y. Gonzales, Mario.gonzales@dmsva.com, 703-796-9915

No task orders received at this time.



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