MDW Team Partner: ECS Federal

ECS Federal, Inc. is an established, $200M professional services firm, delivering management and technical solutions across 30 Department of Defense (DoD) and Federal Civilian agencies. ECS provides financial management and business operations support to the Naval Sea Systems Command Program Office (PEO) for Integrated Warfare Systems 3.0 (IWS 3.0). This support includes analytical, program planning, acquisition/financial management to include FMS, and special studies to the MPM; Deputy MPM, Technical Director, Business Management Operations Director, and Project Directors.  ECS also provides support to the US Marine Corps, Joint Program Office for the Mine Resistant — Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicles. ECS also provides a range of services for engineering and technical support, vessel acquisition and program management; requirements development; ship design and development; naval architecture and marine engineering; Construction Work in Progress (CWIP) and budget/financial support; and mission manager support to PEO Ships for the U.S. Navy.

SOW 3.2 Engineering, System Engineering and Process Engineering Support


SOW 3.3 Modeling, Simulation, Stimulation, and Analysis Support


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

Under HSHQDC-06-D-00061 (Task Order HSHQDC-11-J-00192), ECS supports the Department of Homeland Security Operations Center (NOC) Common Operational Picture (COP).  ECS is developing a COP to provide situational awareness (SA) for the entire Federal Government in the event of a natural disaster, acts of terrorism, or other man-made disaster. ECS provides architecture and design services for the NOC COP upgrade system and are responsible for the planning, design and implementation of the systems infrastructure.  They also provide Information Security (IS) and Information Assurance (IA) of the NOC COP project.  ECS is also responsible for ensuring the security of Sensitive but Unclassified (SBU) and Law Enforcement Sensitive (LES) information for the NOC.

SOW 3.20 Program Support

ECS Federal has three SeaPort-e prime contracts supporting the Navy.  Under N00178-05-D-4486-EH03, ECS provides Analytical Support; Program Planning Support; Acquisition/Financial Management Support; Acquisition/Financial Management Support for Foreign Military Sales (FMS) programs; and Special Studies Support for the U.S. Navy’s Program Executive Office for Integrated Weapons Systems 3.0 (PEO IWS 3.0). Under this Task Order, ECS provides comprehensive Professional Support Services to all elements of the PEO IWS 3.0 portfolio of programs, including Foreign Military Sales (FMS), for all STANDARD Missile Program variants and other major surface ship weapons systems (e.g., missiles, launchers and gun systems, except Tomahawk).  ECS provides Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) financial management support including Program Objective Memorandum (POM) issue preparation, Cost estimating and Analysis support, monitoring of financial execution and Earned Value Management reporting.  ECS provides subject matter expertise for tailoring business solutions and commercial best practices to ensure the products are in compliance with the DoD Business Management Modernization and NAVSEA Comptroller business processes.  ECS also developed a PEO IWS 3.0 Portfolio program financial database which captures the PPBE budgeting data across the Surface Ship Weapons portfolio of programs, including funding by program and appropriation by fiscal year.  The program has been used to support briefings to the Assistant Secretary of the Navy of Research Development and Acquisition (ASN (RD&A) and well as the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (USD AT&L).

Under N00178-05-D-4486-EH01 ECS also provides support to the Aegis BMD Program Office, a major weapons system program office equivalent to an ACAT ID major weapons system, in all phases of the acquisition process.  The support is across all aspects of the program to include Program Management, Engineering, Business and Financial, Fleet Support, Corporate Operations, Strategic Planning, Security, and International Programs, including Foreign Military Sales (FMS) projects.  The work is performed at the Aegis BMD Program Office, a multi-functional organization, co-located with Government and Contractor personnel.  Finally, under N00178-05-D-4486-EH04 ECS provides Business and Financial Management support to the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (ASN), Research, Development and Acquisition (RDA) Chief Systems Engineer (CHENG).  This support includes, but is not limited to, budgeting and planning, financial execution, congressional and public affairs and contract/acquisition support as necessary to support all phases of the acquisition process.