USN Issues Another 391 Seaport-e Qualification Contracts

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Seaport-Enhanced (Seaport-e) is a $5.3 billion multiple-award umbrella contract that lets the US Navy use an integrated approach to contracting for support services. Most requests involve engineering, financial, and program management support. Receiving an award makes a firm eligible to big on jobs under a pre-set contract vehicle, and the SeaPort-e portal provides a standardized means of soliciting bids and awarding task orders. In 2005, the US Navy issued 503 Seaport-e contracts. In 2006, another 251 were issued. In 2007, there were 391 winners, adding to the existing 892 contracts previously awarded under this program… The 22 functional service areas within the scope of the contracts include: # Research and development support. # Engineering system engineering and process engineering support. # Modeling, Simulation, Stimulation, and Analysis Support. # Prototyping, pre-production, model-making, and fabric support. # System design documentation and technical data support. # Software engineering, development, programming, and network support. # Reliability, maintainability, and availability support. # Human factors, performance, and usability engineering support. # System safety engineering support. # Configuration management support. # Quality assurance support. # Information system development, information assurance, and information technology support. # Ship inactivation and disposal support. # Interoperability, test and evaluation, trials support. […]

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