Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) was awarded the Operations Research and Mathematical Modeling Support Services contract competed by the US Coast Guard Research and Development Center. Five other companies will assist SPA in execution of the contract: ABSG Consulting, Inc. (ABSG); BayFirst Solutions LLC; Harkcon, Inc.; Sonalysts, Inc., and Whitney, Bradley & Brown, Inc. (WBB).
The work will support the newly-formed RDC Modeling and Simulation Center of Expertise (M&S COE) as it strives to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of CG operations, resource utilization, and acquisition, and the analytic methods used to underpin critical decisions. The work will be performed predominantly at SPA Headquarters in Alexandria, Va., and RDC facilities in New London, Conn.
SPA was the only awardee. The contract award has a ceiling value of $7.8M over five years.