Seaport-e Description

Seaport-e is the Navy's electronic platform for acquiring support services in 22 functional areas. The platform provides an efficient and effective means of contracting for professional support services and enhancing small business participation. The Seaport-e approach provides a means of issuing competitive solicitations, and awarding performance-based task orders among a diverse community of approved contractors. This procurement process allows service teams to leverage the best work products, practices and approaches to best fit their needs. This framework is used to align, organize and integrate the U.S. Navy to meet the wide variety of challenges that it faces.

Functional Areas of Seaport-e:
• Research and Development Support
• Engineering, System Engineering, and Process Engineering Support
• Modeling, Simulation, Stimulation, and Analysis Support
• Prototyping, Pre-Production, Model-Making, and Fabrication Support
• System Design Documentation and Technical Data Support
• Software Engineering, Development, Programming, and Network Support
• Reliability, Maintainability, and Availability (RM&A) Support
• Human Factors, Performance, and Usability Engineering Support
• System Safety Engineering Support
• Configuration Management (CM) Support
• Quality Assurance (QA) Support
• Information Systems (IS) Development, Information Assurance (IA), and Information Technology (IT) Support
• Ship Inactivation and Disposal Support
• Interoperability, Test and Evaluation, Trials Support
• Measurement Facilities, Range, and Instrumentation Support
• Acquisition Logistics Support
• Supply and Provisioning Support
• Training Support
• In-Service Engineering, Fleet Introduction, Installation, and Checkout Support
• Program Support
• Functional and Administrative Support
• Public Affairs and Multimedia Support

The following Navy Virtual SYSCOM (VS) Commanders and other ordering agencies have adopted this approach:
• United States Marine Corps
• Office of Naval Research
• Military Sealift Command
• Strategic Systems Programs
• Naval Facilities Engineering Command