United States Marine Corps (USMC), Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC)
Commercial Enterprise Omnibus Support Services (CEOss)
Manpower, Personnel, and Training (MPT) Systems Engineering and Front End Analysis (FEA) Support for the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV)
In Response to MCSC Solicitation No:
27 May 2008
Program Manager, Advanced Amphibious Assault (PM AAA)
14041 Worth Avenue (ATTN: Mark Westerbeck)
Woodbridge, VA 22192-4123
This proposal includes data that shall not be disclosed outside the Government and shall not be duplicated, used, or disclosed – in whole or in part – for any purpose other than evaluation. If, however, a contract is awarded to this offeror as a result of – or in connection with – the submission of this data, the Government shall have the right to duplicate, use, or disclose the data to the extent provided in the resulting contract. This restriction does not limit the Government’s right to use information contained in this data if it is obtained from another source without restriction. The entire volume is subject to this restriction.
Stanley Associates, Inc.
3101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22201
Table of Contents
1.1 Introduction 1
1.2 BUSINESS Approach 2
1.2.1 Contract Management 2
1.2.2 Financial Oversight 2
1.2.3 Cost, Schedule and Performance Management 2
1.3 Technical Approach 2
1.3.1 Systems Engineering Support [SOW 2.1.1] 3
EFV Training Product Support 6
1.3.2 Front End Analysis [SOW 2.1.2] 6
1.3.3 Technical Management and Administration [SOW 2.1.3] 11
18.104.22.168 Management Approach 11
22.214.171.124 Project Control and Oversight 11
126.96.36.199.1 Staffing 12
188.8.131.52.2 Project Deliverables 12
1.4 FACILITIES 13
Section 2: price proposal/payment schedule 14
Section 3: Past Performance 21
4.1 KEY PERSONNEL Resumes 23
4.2 reach-back staffing skills overview 25
FIGURES and tables
Figure 1: Systems Engineering Integrated Activity ……………………………………………………. 3
Figure 2: Typical System Engineering Life Cycle Stages………………………………………………. 5
Figure 3: Instructional Systems Design (ISD) Process…………………………………………………. 6
Figure 4: Training Systems Requirements Analysis Process…………………………………………... 7
Section 1: Business and Technical Capability
Stanley Associates, Inc. (Stanley) is pleased to submit our response to Request for Quotation (RFQ) CEOSS-08-Q-SE-045 for Manpower, Personnel, and Training (MPT) Systems Engineering and Front End Analysis (FEA) Support for the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV).
Stanley has provided systems engineering, development, deployment, and acquisition support to the Marine Corps since 1989. Today, we have approximately 4,000 employees at over 100 domestic and overseas locations serving Federal civilian and Department of Defense (DoD) customers. During 18 years of supporting the Marine Corps, we have continually adapted our processes to align with your business requirements and succeed at meeting your expectations. With our global presence in over 100 locations in the United States and abroad, Stanley’s practical experience in operating in a “virtual office” and shared data environments ensures rapid communication and sustainment of data integrity for our employees and customers. Our most recent virtual office experience is with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Deepwater Logistics Readiness Review program (see Program 1, Section 4). Our team was scattered all over the East Coast so it was necessary to enable a virtual office environment through the Internet to conduct all business. We used Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP), Teleconferencing, SharePoint portals, shared databases and telephony. Stanley currently contracts with InterCall to provide a robust Teleconferencing and Webcasting services for our employees and customers worldwide. Stanley provides Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) support for C4ISR-related systems and technology programs. Our support includes products and services that encompass all facets of software development, systems engineering and integration, and Information Technology (IT) and telecommunications services.
To provide the in-depth technical capability required to execute the task order requirements Stanley is teaming with our CEOss partner, Tec-Masters, Inc. (TMI) and Whitney, Bradley & Brown, Inc. (WBB).
TMI is a systems engineering firm with offices in Washington, DC; Orlando, FL; Lawton, OK; and Huntsville, AL. Founded in 1988, TMI is an ISO-9001:2000 registered, SEI CMMI Level-2 certified firm with decades of experience and expertise that are highly relevant to this task, including proven analysis capabilities. As subcontractor, TMI currently supports the Expeditionary Fire Support System/Internally Transportable Vehicle (EFSS-ITV) contract. TMI is a financially sound small business, which provides studies and analysis; world-class technical services and products, including the functional areas of technology; concept development; doctrine and training; experimentation; test and evaluation; modeling and simulation.
WBB is a technical services and consulting firm with offices in Reston, Hampton, and Virginia Beach, Virginia; Patuxent River, Maryland; Millington, Tennessee; and San Diego, California. WBB offers a unique combination of analytic, manpower, program, operational, and technical expertise. WBB’s staff includes former members of all four military services, government service, and industry who bring an exceptional level of operational and technical expertise to this task. The company has an established reputation with both DoD and the defense industry for cost-benefit and operations analyses, compliance assessments, technical expertise, acquisition process insight, manpower determination and estimation analyses and delivering quality products. With their extensive experience in manpower requirements determination processes, WBB is at the forefront in developing analytical approaches to reduce Total Ownership Costs (TOC) through Manpower requirement reductions. WBB developed and delivered the DoD approved Navy RQ-8B Fire Scout Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Manpower Estimate Report (MER), and Navy Training Systems Plans (NTSP) to support Milestone (MS) C. Likewise, WBB has conducted in-depth Cost Based Analyses (CBA) supporting TOC and life cycle Operations and Sustainment (O&S) for major acquisition programs to include KC-X and T-38 platforms.