Functional Area 3.16 Acquisition Logistics Support

Under numerous contracts, the S7 Team has provided Acquisition Logistics services in support of NAVAIR 6.8.5, the National Guard Bureau, Office of Secretary of Defense AT&L, PMA-213, AIR-3.1, PMA-265, PMA-231, PMA-290, the JSF program office, the US Army HIMARS program, and the US Coast Guard, Operation Deep Water program office. The team’s support included developing, preparing, reviewing and updating acquisition logistics documentation, such as Acquisition Plans (APs), acquisition logistics support plans (ALSPs), Independent Logistics Assessments (ILAs), maintenance plans (MPs), Navy Systems Training Plans (NTSPs), Supply Support Plans (SSPs) and Program Support Data sheets (PSDs). The S7 Team has experience in ensuring all elements of the acquisition process from cradle to grave are covered for Abbreviated Acquisition Programs (AAPs), Acquisition Category (ACAT) I – IVD Programs, as well as within commercial and performance based support solutions.

Under #SPB-04-838B, S7 Team member Synesis7 provides detailed acquisition logistics support to the Montana National Guard supporting the “Continuity of Operations (COOP) and Wireless Wide Area Network Project”. Synesis7 developed the National Guard equivalents of the Acquisition Plan, Supply Support Plan, and the initial Maintenance Planning concept documentation. Synesis7 continues to provide all administrative and technical support to successfully elaborate the specific scope and requirements definition of the multi-phase COOP/WAN project. Synesis7 provides research, analysis, and acquisition support for the Emergency Incident Communications Suite including an integration analysis to ensure the suite can be seamlessly integrated into existing Montana National Guard mission requirements to include support of all state and national agencies that may be affected by these upgrades. Together with the MT NG, Synesis7 captures these findings and translates them into the specific COOP/WAN performance and supportability parameter objectives and thresholds to ensure the system can be cost effectively utilized through its life cycle.

Under N00421-00-D-0466, as a subcontractor, S7 Team member Wyle provided acquisition logistics and integrated logistics support to PMA-213 and AIR-3.1. Wyle prepared APs, ALSPs, AAPs, NTSPS, PSDs, SSPs and ILAs for the National Air Space Modernization and Air Surveillance and Precision Approach Radar Control System programs and numerous other programs.

S7 Team member University of Maryland has applied lessons learned from numerous studies conducted either by the University or in collaboration between the University and leading logistics and technology providers, such as IBM, to assist government initiatives in specific planning, programming and budgeting in support of the acquisition and sustainment processes. The university team is steeped in the culture and nuances of the DoD PPBE process—from Joint Planning Guidance (JPG), the Service’s POMs, Program Decision Memoranda (PDMs), Program Budget Decisions (PBDs) and Major Budget Issues (MBIs) on to OMB and Congress. The proposed team has extensive experience with defense acquisition processes, and in the assessment of programs, program improvements, and technical maturity.