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Contract Number: N00178-16-D-8746
1. Research and Development Support
Futron provides research and development for the development of standardized information structures for the Air Force Recruiting, Training and Education (RT&E) COI that are consistent with DoD/Air Force/AETC requirements and standards at Randolph AFB. This has included participation in and support to defining domain vocabularies and related artifacts needed to define, document, implement and employ the vocabularies, to include identifying those data elements that need to be given an authoritative data source status and those data elements that will directly be supported in a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) environment.
2. Engineering, System Engineering and Process Engineering Support
Wright Patterson Air Force Base chose Futron to provide installation of structured cabling solutions under the $25 million dollar Fiber Optic Cabling Infrastructure Services (FOCIS) contract. Futron provided installation of copper and fiber cabling infrastructures along with indoor and outside plant applications. Futron engineered and installed fiber-optic backbone (288 strands) across the base. In all, we installed more than a mile and a half of fiber optic cabling. Futron applied engineering disciplines to technically support development of new and existing AF capabilities and systems, technically support development of significant alterations to existing systems, support integration and interface of existing equipment into different platforms to support the warfighter.
3. System Design Documentation and Technical Data Support
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Futron provides System Design Documentation and Technical Data Support for the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) in West Virginia, Kentucky, Colorado, Utah, Alabama, Pennsylvania, Virginia. Futron has designed and implemented a TelePresence solution to improve communication between MSHA headquarters, district and field offices, mine emergency response command centers, and the MSHA Mine Academy. Futron also connects and manages the Technical Support Center and the Video Network Operations Center (VNOC). Our TelePresence solution creates a live, face-to-face high-definition communication experience over the network that empowers MSHA to provide training to its employees and collaborate with other entities. This involves engineering to prepare and assure that the detailed technical data documentation that is necessary to support system development reflects the latest design, configuration, integration, and installation concepts.
4. Software Engineering, Development, Programming, and Network Support
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Since 2002, Futron has been assisting U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) with providing fully capable Special Operations Forces to defend the United States and its interests, as well as synchronize planning of global operations against terrorist networks. We provide software engineering, programming and network for various CONUS and OCONUS locations including MacDill AFB, FL; Hurlburt, AFB, FL; Fort Bragg, NC; Little Creek NAB, VA; Coronado NAB, CA; Camp Lejeune, NC; Camp Pendleton, CA; plus 37 additional within the U.S. and 13 international sites. Futron applies engineering and scientific disciplines to perform technical analysis of, technically support development of and selection of hardware and computer software for the SOCOM enterprise. Futron also modifies existing hardware and software for SOCOM systems. This also consists of software engineering efforts and programming support required to technically support software implementation in systems. Our engineers perform designing, coding, testing, integrating, support and maintenance of software systems. Our personnel implement ITIL and CMMI principles.
5. System Safety Engineering Support
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Since 2002, We have been designing, upgrading and maintaining a variety of platforms and systems for SOCOM around the country. We perform system safety engineering to ensure that safety is considered in all aspects of design, development, operation and maintenance of these systems and platforms. Futron, as part of a Multi-Award Construction Contract (MACC) through the Navy at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, was contracted to replace 859 lead contaminated windows within occupied office spaces. A certified lead abatement plan has been designed to ensure a safe environment is maintained throughout the course of the project. Part of lead abatement plan required monitoring and the creation of a movable partition screen that we will setup on the interior of the room prior to the removal of the window. Futron applies engineering and analytical disciplines to ensure that safety is considered in all aspects of design, development, operation, maintenance, and modification on this project.
6. Configuration Management (CM) Support
Futron provides CM and engineering support for the Department of Interior in Colorado and Washington, DC. We apply our knowledge of change and configuration management software tools, specifically BMC Remedy, used to facilitate, track and document changes to technical infrastructures. Futron applies engineering and analytical disciplines to identify, document, and verify the functional, performance, and physical characteristics of systems, to control changes and non-conformance, and to track actual configurations of systems and platforms.
7. Quality Assurance (QA) Support
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Futron provides Quality Assurance for the Department of Labor Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). Futron has designed and implemented a TelePresence solution to improve communication between MSHA headquarters, district and field offices, mine emergency response command centers, and the MSHA Mine Academy. Futron also connects and manages the Technical Support Center and the Video Network Operations Center (VNOC). As a part of this project we apply engineering and analytical disciplines to ensure that the processes and products used in the design, development, fabrication, manufacture and installation result in quality products.
8. Information System (IS) Development, Information Assurance (IA), and Information Technology (IT) Support
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Since 2002, Futron has been assisting U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) with providing fully capable Special Operations Forces to defend the United States and its interests, as well as synchronize planning of global operations against terrorist networks. We provide information system software analysis, requirements definition, design, development, test, modification, installation, implementation, quality assurance, training, and documentation to meet the evolving data storage and reporting needs of programs and management. We perform maintenance and technical support for Local Area Networks (LAN) and Wide Area Networks (WAN)
9. Interoperability, Test and Evaluation, Trials Support
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For the Social Security Administration (SSA), Futron provides a full lifecycle of technical, professional and enterprise-wide video teleconferencing (VTC) services. We apply the engineering, scientific, and analytical disciplines necessary to ensure that developed platforms, systems, and capabilities have been properly tested and that joint interoperability requirements have been fully met at all levels of their life cycle. Futron has been responsible for the installation and maintenance of eight Multimedia Conference Centers, as well as more than 2,000 VTC rooms/systems across CONUS and OCONUS.
10. Logistics Support
Futron was tasked with providing 24×7 Information Technology support for the DoD Task Force for Business and Stability Operations (TFBSO) for multiple sites throughout Afghanistan including Kabul, Herat, Mazar Sharif, Camp Morehead and Kandahar. Futron helps ensure that TFBSO maintains critical access to DoD Enterprise networks and services and commercial internet connectivity. This requires extensive logistics and product supply and provisioning. We apply the engineering and analytical disciplines required to implement acquisition logistics as a multi-functional technical management discipline associated with the design, development, test, production, fielding, sustainment, and improvement modifications of cost effective systems that achieve the warfighters’ peacetime and wartime readiness requirements for the DoD in DC and throughout Afghanistan.
11. Supply and Provisioning Support
For the TFBSO Futron helps ensure that TFBSO maintains critical access to DoD Enterprise networks and services and commercial internet connectivity. We also make sure their mobile networks are maintained and operational. This project also demonstrates our ability to support a network consisting of multiple diverse Manufacturers. Some of the hardware and software manufacture products we support include Dell, Barracuda, Cisco, HP, Polycom, Microsoft, and SolarWinds. We are responsible for ensuring that material for operation and maintenance of warfighter IT systems is available when required, that materials are properly stored and transported, and inventories are managed in a cost effective manner to sustain supported systems within Afghanistan.
12. Training Support
Futron relocated and upgraded the Defense Security Service’s entire VTC infrastructure from their Alexandria facility to their newly constructed facility in Quantico, VA. The new system required extensive user training for a wide variety of end users. Futron was responsible for ensuring that the warfighter and technical support community was provided with adequate instruction including applied exercises resulting in the attainment and retention of knowledge, skills, and attitudes regarding the platforms, systems, and warfighting capabilities they operate and maintain.
13. Program Support
Futron provides program support for the Marine Corps in Hawaii. Due to the increasing demands of changing telecommunications needs combined with the rate at which the Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH S-6) infrastructure is becoming outdated the MCBH S-6 requires Project Management (PM) services in support of the MCBH S-6 projects involving telecommunications on MCBH S-6 installations on the island of Oahu: Kaneohe Bay, Camp Smith, Manana, Puuloa, Pearl City Annex, and Bellows. We apply the business, financial management, and technical disciplines required to support planning, organizing, staffing, controlling, and leading team efforts in managing acquisition programs such that the result places a capable and supportable system in the hands of the warfighter when and where it is needed, and does so at an affordable price. We work with the integration of a complex system of differing but related functional disciplines that must work together to achieve program goals through development, production, deployment, operations, support, and disposal.
14. Functional and Administrative Support
Futron provides program support for the Marine Corps in Hawaii. We provide analytical and organizational assessment support functions, Human Capital Strategy processes and programs, organizational development efforts and organizational process improvement efforts. The projects we support also include Infrastructure assessments and recommendations.