Dynamics Research Corporation recently announced it has been awarded a new $6.1 million contract to support the Air Force Medical Service (AFMS). The contract was awarded through the Network Centric Solutions 2 (NETCENTS 2) Enterprise Integration and Service Management (EISM) vehicle. It has a period of performance of four years. Under the terms of the contract, DRC will enhance and manage AFMS's enterprise architecture capabilities as well as integrate, centralize and streamline existing enterprise architecture tools, frameworks, models and artifacts.
"Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink."
-Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Coleridge
From securing the cloud to unwrapping new architecture compliance requirements, 2011 was a busy year for the tech public sector. In the New Year's spirit of renewal and rededication, here are five resolutions federal agencies should make. 1. Leverage IT to meet budget requirements The government fiscal landscape changed radically in the last year with budget cuts across the majority of federal agencies. The Obama's Administration fiscal 2012 budget proposal calls for a five-year discretionary spending freeze along with $33 billion in additional cuts. Yet, there is a reason why federal IT spending to commercial contractors is expected to grow five percent annually.
Earlier this year, detailed information about the bomb resistance of a new Department of Defense (DoD) building in Virginia was compromised. Reuters broadcast the information worldwide. The news organization did not obtain the document by hacking network systems, but rather accessed the "official use only" document on the Army Corps of Engineers website. This incident is just one example of the thousands of data breaches that occur as a result of internal information leakage rather than an outside attack. In their 2011 Information Security Report, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) shed light on why internal leaks are so prevalent.
Dynamics Research Corporation, Andover, Massachusetts, recently announced that it has been awarded a four-year contract with the Air Mobility Command (AMC) Fuel Efficiency Office (FEO) Technical and Developmental Program Support Contract valued at nearly $4 million. Under the terms of the contract, DRC will provide technical and developmental program services supporting information technology initiatives to enhance the fuel efficiency of AMC operations and related mission decisions. DRC will work to automate manpower intensive processes, convert mission information into useable and relevant information and support changes in information technology functional requirements.
Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) has been awarded a contract valued at $3.6 million, with the Defense Department's Joint Strike Fighter Program Office to identify high priority cost reduction areas of focus and to identify specific cost reduction opportunities, and estimate cost savings of proposed recommendations for the F-135 engine. The scope of the analysis includes the entire F-135 supply chain.
Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) has been awarded a $5 million contract with the U.S. Coast Guard's Office of Policy Integration to provide project management, analysis, and technical and documentation services. Under the agreement, DRC will provide mission and capabilities analysis and mission essential task list development to support the Coast Guard's Readiness, Requirement and Resource programs.
Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) has been awarded a $13.9 million task order under the Logistics, Maintenance and Supply Support contract supporting the F-16 Program Office at the Aeronautical Systems Center at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Under the contract, the company will support the U.S. Air Force and foreign military sales F-16 programs.
Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) has been awarded a contract by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) valued at $4.2 million. Under the agreement, DRC will provide Lean Six Sigma support for the DLA headquarters at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) has received two contracts with a combined value of $13.6 million to support the TRICARE Management Activity's Defense Center of Excellence and Military Medical Support Office. Under the terms of the contracts, DRC will perform program evaluations and administrative and clinical services support.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded Dynamics Research Corporation a contract worth up to $1.2 million. The contract, which has a one year base period of performance and four one-year options, is to provide FEMA's Office of External Affairs with a range of program and task management services and logistics, analysis and evaluation support.
Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) has been awarded a $15.4 million contract to provide information security compliance support services to the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS's) Information Security Office's Compliance Division. Under the contract, DRC will continue to provide an array of security services, including supporting the implementation of the annual DHS Information Security Performance Plan and ensuring compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).
Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) has been awarded a $2.4 million contract by the U.S. Air Force to support the Global Cyberspace Integration Center. Under the contract, DRC will provide life-cycle management services for warfighter vocabulary engineering and integration.
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) a contract valued at $20.2 million to support the Item Unique Identification (IUID) program managed by the Air Force Global Logistics Support Center. The IUID program will allow the Air Force to track parts through transportation, supply, repair and overhaul, support valuation and life-cycle management.
Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) has received a one-year, $1.6 million contract to support the U.S. Air Force's 703rd Aeronautical Systems Group Predator/Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle program office. DRC will provide capabilities such as test/evaluation engineering, foreign military sales engineering, logistics, program management and analysis.
Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) has been awarded a task order with an estimated value of $3.7 million with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). DRC will provide project and program management support to the TSA's National Explosives Detection Canine Team Program, which deters and detects the introduction of explosives devices into the transportation system.
Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) has received two task orders with a combined value of $14.3 million. The task orders were awarded to the company through prime The Centech Group. Under the terms of the task orders, DRC will provide the 303rd Reconnaissance and 516th Mobility Aeronautical Systems wings, Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, with acquisition management, test, evaluation, engineering, acquisition logistics, configuration, data management, security management, administrative support and contracting support services.
Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) has been awarded an $11.5 million task order by the Defense Media Activity to continue providing thought leadership, analysis and technical expertise on emerging media options and creative services to the U.S. Department of Defense's Office of Public Communication. The contract also provides the capability to expand the scope of services to support the consolidation of other military service and Defense Department media components.
Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) has been awarded a task order for $3.4 million. DRC will support the U.S. Air Force Global Cyberspace Integration Center by providing engineering services and program management support to the Air Combat Command Tactical Satellite Terminals and the Single Integrated Air Picture program.
Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) has received a one-year option worth $1.3 million from the U.S. Army's Armor School and Center Directorate of Training, Doctrine, Combat Development and Experimentation. DRC will continue to develop lesson plans focused on training development support and will provide mobile training team instruction to operational units.