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AOC manages its Professional Support Services by applying "Best Practices" policies and procedures to ensure quality performance on the technical, schedule and cost aspects of our contracts and programs. This includes selection and effective organization of high-quality technical personnel, depth of management review and accountability, internal and independent audit functions (accounting), external customer visibility and review, and internal quality control. AOC ensures that work assignments are fully understood, realistic schedules for task completion are mapped out, and adequate quality assurance procedures are employed. We encourage a fresh approach and originality in solving task assignments through the use of intelligent, innovative, and experienced professionals that can bring new ideas to bear on tasks and can arrive at new solutions to promote efficiency and cost saving.
Supported Zones: Zone 2
Areas of AOC expertise include the following:
3.1: Research and Development Support - The development and application of scientific and analytical disciplines to conduct fundamental research through scientific study and experimentation, assessment of system and subsystem requirements, evaluation of concepts and technologies, etc.
3.2: Engineering, System Engineering and Process Engineering Support - The application of engineering disciplines to technically support development of new and existing Naval capabilities and systems.
3.3: Modeling, Simulation, Stimulation and Analysis Support - The application of a standardized, rigorous and structured methodology to create and validate a physical, mathematical, or otherwise logical representation of a system or process.
3.5: Systems Design Documentation and Technical Data Support - Detailed technical data documentation that is necessary to support system development that reflects the latest design, configuration, integration and installation concepts.
3.7: Reliability, Maintainability, and Availability (RM&A) Support - The application of the engineering and analytical disciplines needed to ensure that RM&A requirements are integrated with the system design and development throughout the life cycle.
3.10: Configuration Management Support - The application of change control and configuration tracking to identify, document, and verify the functional, performance and physical characteristics of systems.
3.12: Information System (IS) Development, Information Assurance (IA), and Information Technology (IT) Support - The ability to provide information analyze existing IT and IS databases, web sites, and IT applications and recommend and/or develop new or improved interfaces and improved management tools that meet new management requirements, or improve management effectiveness and efficiency. The ability to modify, implement and maintain web based information systems and links.
3.14: Interoperability, Test and Evaluation, Trials Support - The assurance that developed platforms, systems, and warfighting capabilities have been properly tested and joint interoperability requirements have been fully met at all levels of their life cycle.
3.16: Logistics Support - The implementation of 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 wartime readiness requirements.
3.20: Program Support - The application of 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.