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Quality Assurance Plan

Quality Assurance Plan

The Columbia Group is committed to providing the highest quality engineering, technical, and programmatic support services and enhancing our customers’ success with products, services, and responsiveness that set the standard for quality and value. We are relentless in our quest to be the best in every aspect of our business by fostering a culture of responsibility, trust, and teamwork. We value our employees, maintain high expectations, and encourage innovation in furtherance of our quality and customer service goals.

We are committed to open and honest communication with our customers and teammates and strive to do our best to understand and anticipate their needs and requirements. We set goals and objectives that ensure we meet their expectations and are unyielding in our quest for continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

We have established a comprehensive quality program that will allow us to meet all of the requirements of applicable quality assurance standards. This program concentrates on providing our customers:

  • Defect-free products and services;
  • A commitment to meet requirements for cost, performance and satisfaction; and,
  • A commitment to continuous improvement in our products and services.

Our quality management system is designed as a system of interrelated processes. All main activities in the company are defined as Quality System Processes (QSPs) and are grouped into the following categories:

  • Customer Requirements;
  • Product realization;
  • Measurements, Analysis and Improvement;
  • Management Responsibility;
  • Resource Management; and
  • Continual Improvement.

Our goal is simple: We are committed to understand, anticipate, and meet or exceed our customers’ expectations.

Task Orders

Task Orders

The following is a list of some of the task orders The Columbia Group performs as a Prime, issued under Seaport-e, Contract Number: N00178-04-D-4028.

Delivery Order No.Project NameCustomersStart DateEnd Date
0002Storage-to-Operation-to-Storage (SOS) for DJC2 SystemNaval Surface Warfare Center – Panama City9/21/20041/30/2005
0003Fire Protection & Damage Control Budget SupportNaval Surface Warfare Center – Panama City11/30/20045/1/2006
0004Frequency Agile, Multi-Protocol Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tag Reader and Automatic Identification Technology (AIT) SupportNaval Surface Warfare Center – Carderock Division, Philadelphia1/5/20051/4/2008
0005Barge Transfer SystemNaval Surface Warfare Center – Panama City2/3/20057/15/2005
0006SDV Fiberglass PartsNaval Surface Warfare Center – Panama City4/14/200511/14/2005
0007Management Operating System (MOS) Implementation SupportNaval Surface Warfare Center – Carderock Division, Maryland5/25/20055/25/2009
EH01Professional Program Management Services for SEA04XINaval Sea Systems Command – Installations and Equipment
Office (SEA 04XI)
EH03Engineering Support for Damage Control, Fire and Personnel Protection and Recoverability SupportNaval Sea Systems Command – US Navy Ships (SEA05P4)6/28/20069/30/2010
EH04Professional Support ServicesNaval Sea Systems Command – Navy Inactive Ships Program (PMS 333)10/12/20065/18/2012
EH05Professional Support ServicesNaval Sea Systems Command – Corporate Operations Directorate (SEA 10)1/4/20079/30/2011
EHP1Energy Conservation (ENCON) ProgramNaval Surface Warfare Center – Carderock Division9/8/20099/7/2014
FD01Systems Analyst Support ServicesNaval Surface Warfare Center – Carderock Division, Maryland12/1/200511/30/2008
FD02Administrative Staff SupportNaval Surface Warfare Center – Carderock Division, Maryland3/9/20069/30/2008
FD04Engineering Services Performance Evaluation BranchNaval Surface Warfare Center – Carderock Division, Maryland9/26/20066/25/2009
HR01Specwar Professional Support ServicesNaval Surface Warfare Center – Panama City3/24/20063/23/2011
HR02Remote Minehunting System (RMS) SupportNaval Surface Warfare Center – Panama City6/26/20066/25/2011
HR04Engineering and Logistics Support for Special Warfare ProgramsNaval Surface Warfare Center – Panama City7/5/20121/4/2014
MS01Logistics ModernizationRCO Quantico3/9/20069/8/2011



The Columbia Group holds a prime Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) under the U.S. Navy’s Seaport Enhanced (Seaport-e) Multiple Award Contract (MAC). Seaport-e is the Navy’s electronic platform for acquiring support services in 22 functional areas including engineering, financial management, and program management. The Navy Systems Commands (NAVSEA, NAVAIR, SPAWAR, NAVFAC, and NAVSUP), the Office of Naval Research, the United States Marine Corps, and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) compete their service requirements amongst 1800+ Seaport-e IDIQ multiple award contract holders.

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 platform. Since nearly 85% of its contract–holders are small businesses, the Seaport-e approach to acquiring services provides opportunity that fuels the nation’s engine of job growth.

Simply stated, Seaport-e provides an efficient and effective means of contracting for professional support services and enhancing small business participation.

Contract Number: N00178-04-D-4028

Functional Areas: Seaport-e Functional Areas

Service Experience: Seaport Enhanced Task Order Award Report

Seaport-e Point of Contact

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Seaport-e Teaming Partners

The Columbia Group and teaming partners for SeaPort-e have established a team to provide the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Marine Corps the full spectrum of engineering and technical capabilities. Click the link below to download a detailed list of The Columbia Group’s Seaport-e teaming partners.

Seaport e Teaming Partners