SeaPort Enhanced (SeaPort-e) Multiple Award Contract (MAC) vehicle is the Navy’s electronic platform for acquiring support services in 22 functional areas including Engineering, Financial Management, and Program Management. NAVSEA Warfare Centers established Seaport-e to provide a web-based, e-business procurement portal, to facilitate performance-based service acquisition, leverage buying power, improve business intelligence and reduce cycle time. The SeaPort-e portal provides a standardized, efficient means of soliciting offers from amongst the diverse population of large and small businesses and their approved team members. All task orders are competitively solicited, awarded and managed using the SeaPort-e web based platform.

Overview of Aethercomm’s Capabilities

Aethercomm has a history of providing exceptional services in the Electronic Warfare (EW) and Command, Control, Communication, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) arena for more than 12 years. Aethercomm has a staff with broad range of engineering and information technology experience. Disciplines represented are System Engineering, Signal Processing, High Power RF design, Analog & Digital Design, Computer Science and Sustainment.

Aethercomm has a world-class team of innovative engineers capable of developing Radio Frequency (RF) systems, subsystems and components. Sophisticated modeling and simulation capabilities allow us to rapidly develop systems that meet or exceed customer requirements. We prototype high risk elements of our designs so that we may mitigate those concerns prior to building the system. We have frequency range competency from 1 MHz to 40 GHz. We are experienced in the development of continuous wave and pulsed amplifiers with power outputs up to the kilowatt range. Our RF power amplifiers may be designed for linear or saturated operation. We are proficient in narrow-band and broad-band designs. Device technologies routinely used are Gallium Nitride (GaN), Gallium Arsenide (GaAs), and Laterally Diffused Metal Oxide Semiconductor (LDMOS) and our foundry relationships allow us to constantly push transistor development. We are well versed in amplifier miniaturization using MIC technology. We design power RF amplifiers that operate at the limits of efficiency, linearity, power out, and survivability. We are capable of developing custom limiters, LNAs, and high-power T/R switches.

Our systems are designed to survive the most rugged environments. We are experienced with all types of environmental and electrical performance tests. We work closely with our customers in order to create a comprehensive response to their needs- even as they evolve during development. We routinely provide amplifiers and systems to support EW/ECM platforms, IFF systems, TACAN/RADAR systems, TWT replacement, JTRS systems, communications systems, as well as a variety of other applications. Our internal research and development efforts continue to provide new capabilities for our power RF amplifiers and our key component suppliers develop new applications for us routinely.

Our RF systems are designed using 3D modeling techniques and all thermal, environmental, and structural analysis is performed using sophisticated finite element analysis and computational fluid dynamics. We specialize in high thermal stress environments and are capable of employing state-of-the art thermal management schemes. We design RF systems for manufacturability and testability in order to produce the most efficient amplifier possible.

Team Members

Aethercomm leads a team of subcontractors that provide the Navy’s Virtual SYSCOM superior capabilities and best value in more than half of the 22 functional areas. Aethercomm’s team members include FIRST RF, Systems Integration Plus (SIP), Perceptix, and Celeris. The following table shows the capabilities of each team member for the 22 functional areas in the SeaPort-e solicitation

Perceptix, LLC

Perceptix, LLC is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) headquartered in the District of Columbia. With global strategic partners throughout government, industry, and academia, Perceptix takes a collaborative and creative approach to the world’s most challenging technology and security problems.

Perceptix enables efficient and cost-effective fulfillment of customers’ strategic objectives through its simultaneous interaction with clients and external vendors. This ensures seamless operational integration of solutions that meet the demands of rapidly evolving threats to global security.

Perceptix provides mission critical advisory and consulting services to its clients throughout all phases of:

  • Asymmetric Threat Analysis
  • Data Fusion and Visualization
  • Technology Development and Evaluation
  • Systems Integration
  • Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations

Perceptix is actively engaged in research and development in the following technical areas:

  • Next-Generation Electronic Warfare Systems
  • High Security Wireless Networks
  • Wide-Band Spectrum Survey Technology
  • Peer-To-Peer Technology for Mobile Users

Perceptix’s founding values of integrity, candor, and service ensure the success of our clients and partners while achieving profoundly positive real-world impact. Our proactive approach to meeting customers’ needs and our attention to detail ensure that the right people receive the right solutions at the right time and place.

Systems Integration Plus, Inc. (SIP)

Systems Integration Plus, Inc. (SIP), established in 1988, is a full service computer systems integrator with expertise in real-time, hardware, software and system development. SIP Services Include Project Management, System Engineering, Assembly / Test, User documentation; Records Archival; Revision Control, and Configuration Management.

SIP also provides Specialty Software, Software Design and Integration consisting of varying levels of software design and OS integration to create complete system products in the following functional areas:

  • Windows® software
  • Real time software
  • LabVIEW™
  • Drivers
  • OS Customization
  • Embedded Systems
  • Software & Hardware Integration
  • Networking and Communications
  • Storage
  • Wireless
  • Redundancy
  • Configuration Management

Celeris Systems

Celeris Systems is a minority-owned small disadvantaged business (SDB), based in Anaheim California. Celeris Systems has been providing high-quality services to customers since its inception. Our engineers and project management professionals have on average 20 to 25 years experience in the Department of Defense (DoD) and commercial marketplace, and are proven experts in their fields.

Celeris Systems’ core competencies are:

  • Project Management Services
  • Systems Engineering Services
  • Test & Integration Services
  • IT Security Services
  • Mission Assurance Services
  • Engineering Domain Expert Services

Celeris Systems has in-depth experience successfully applying engineering and program management principles across a broad spectrum of the US Government and Department of Defense (DoD). We serve our customers by providing mentoring/training and engineering and project management outsourcing solutions. Our proven people, processes, and tools are carefully analyzed against each of your needs to provide an integrated solution that optimizes the performance of your existing product teams and the overall program infrastructure, Celeris services specializes in the following areas:

  • Aerospace and Defense Research and Development Services
  • Test and Training Range Services
  • Information Technology Security (DIACAP, NIST)

Zone Presence

Aethercomm and its team are qualified for Zones 2,4,5,6, and 7.

Functional Areas

The following table provides a matrix of Seaport-e functional areas by team member:

Functional AreasAethercommFirst RFSIPPerceptixCeleris
1Research & Development SupportXXXX
2Engineering, System Engineering & Process Engineering SupportXXXX
3Modeling, Simulation, Stimulation and Analysis SupportXXXX
4Prototyping, Pre-Production, Model-Making and Fabrication SupportXXX
5System Design Documentation & Technical Data Supportxxxx
6Software Engineering, Development, Programming & Network Supportxxx
7Reliability, Maintaining & Availability (RM&A) Supportx
8Human Factors, Performance & Usability Engineering Support
9System Safety Engineering Support
10Configuration Management (CM) SupportX
11Quality Assurance (QA) Support
12Information System (IS) Development, Information Assurance (IA) & Information Technology (IT) SupportX
13Inactivation & Disposal Support
14Interoperability, Test & Evaluation, Trials SupportX
15Measurement Facilities, Range & Instrumentation SupportX
16Logistics Support
17Supply & Provisioning SupportX
18Training SupportXX
19In-Service Engineering, Fleet Introduction, Installation & Checkout SupportXX
20Program SupportXX
21Functional & Administrative Support
22Public Affairs & Multimedia Support

Customer Satisfaction Points of Contact (POCs)

Program Manager: Elisa Castro, Phone: 760-208-6002

Contract Administration: James Daube JR, Phone: 760-208-6002

Task Orders Awarded

No current Task Orders at this time.

Aethercomm’s Quality Management System

Aethercomm provides quality assurance through a comprehensive, third-party registered ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100C compliant Quality Management System (QMS). Aethercomm’s QMS provides the organizational structure, procedures, processes and resources needed to measure the effectiveness of producing and delivering Aethercomm’s products and services.

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