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Logistics Support


Allowance Equipage List (AEL) Processing

Develop Allowance Equipage Lists (AELs) in coordination with stakeholders.

Review Fleet Coordinated Shipboard Allowance List (COSAL) Feedback Reports (FBRs) and update AELS accordingly.

Review ERP and CDMD-OA to ensure updates. Submit request to the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) for new NSNs or changes to NSNs via the Electronic Catalog (ECAT).


Configuration Data Management (CDM)

The purpose of Configuration Data Management Database – Open Architecture (CDMD-OA), the Navy’s program of record for configuration management, is to track shipboard equipment and related logistics items (drawings, tech manuals, etc.) and to assign logistics products such as maintenance, tech manuals, and supply support to the ship.

The equipment on a ship determines what and how many spare parts will be stored on that ship for it, making the accuracy of this tracking important in terms of cost, shipboard space and weight, as well as the operational readiness of the ship.

Shore-based Configuration Data Managers (CDMs) maintain the accuracy of their Unit Identification Code (UIC) assigned data in CDMD-OA. CDMs review incoming CDMD-OA work files for accuracy, process work-file changes, and perform analyses to ensure consistency and accuracy across the ships’ platform. CDMs report results to sponsors and other stakeholders on a monthly basis.


Configuration Status Accounting (CSA)

The process of creating and organizing the information in Configuration Data Management Database – Open Architecture (CDMD-OA), to discover and resolve data anomalies within the database to ensure it is a reliable source of configuration information.

NAVSEALOGCEN personnel employ Root Cause Analysis (RCA) techniques to identify the underlying reasons for data anomalies in CDMD-OA. Causes of anomalies vary; improperly coded work files or misinterpretation of business rules. Prevention methods include Gatekeeper functions and communicating business rules to users and work file submitters.


Configuration Validations and Audits

Physically observing installed shipboard equipment and comparing it to equipment records in Configuration Management Database – Open Architecture (CDMD-OA), the Navy’s program of record for configuration management.

Any differences between the two require a work file to update CDMD-OA. Work files contain the data required to add, change, or delete information records discovered to be inaccurate during the validation. Results of validations and audits will typically be forwarded to the sponsor in the form of monthly reports that detail the ships validated and the number of adds, changes, and deletes.


Cost Estimating

NAVSEALOGCEN combines their access to primary operational data sources and their familiarity with cost estimating tools such as OSCAM and CATLOC to develop a variety of operations and support cost estimates for resource sponsors in any phase of the product support life-cycle.

Some of these products include cost analysis requirement descriptions (CARDs), logistic requirement funding summaries (LRFS), cost benefit analyses, life-cycle sustainment plans (LCSP), and cost-estimating support of reliability, availability, maintainability-cost (RAM-C) rationale reports.


Data Analytics Products

NAVSEALOGCEN offers a number of data analytics products, which we produce for our funding resource sponsors on a regular basis.

These products include Critical Item Selection Process (CISP)/Decommissioning Critical Item Selection Process (DCISP), Troubled Systems Assessments Reports (TSARs), and Waterfall Charts.


Data Analytics Services

NAVSEALOGCEN leverages their data extraction/collection/mining, data manipulation, data visualization, data forecasting, data processing, and trend analysis skills to turn Navy business, configuration management, supply support, and maintenance data into actionable, data– driven, decision-making information.


Gatekeeper Services

The Reprovisioning Gatekeeper addresses significant unbudgeted maintenance allowance costs incurred due to reprovisioning actions [e.g. – Allowance Change Requests (ACRs), Allowance Exception Requests (AERs), and Readiness Based Sparing (RBS) backfits].

In addition, the Reprovisioning Gatekeeper supports the Maritime Allowance Readiness Based Sparing, Reprovisioning and Change Review Board (MARRC-RB).

Configuration Data Management Gatekeeper filters, controls, and ensure the accuracy of data as it enters CDMD-OA:

  • An X-RIC is a temporary Allowance Parts Lists (APLs) assigned by a Gatekeeper for tracking until NAVSUP-WSS determines if should be permanent. If not, the Program Office or TYCOM can approve the conversion of the X-RIC to “XNS”.
  • Expanded Ship Work Breakdown Structure (ESWBS)/Equipment Identification Code (EIC)/Service Application Code (SAC) are data entries requested by Navy system owners. The ESWBS/EIC/SACs Gatekeepers ensure the proper assignment and categorization of the associated equipment.


HI VAL Requisition Review

Review outfitting requisitions for high-dollar items or duplicate requisitions prior to sourcing. Send cancelled status for invalid requisitions and prepare Navy messages when required.

Load, maintain, and respond to ORCAS requisition traps that prevent the automatic sourcing of items.

Respond to fleet requests for status and allowancing.


Integrated Logistics Assessment (ILA) Support

Provides technical and logistics services to assist Program Executive Offices (PEOs) or Program Management Offices (PMOs) for pre-ILA preparation or post-ILA remediation planning and management.

A Pre Integrated Logistics Assessment (ILA) identifies strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities in the unit’s baseline product support documentation and processes.

The outcome of a Pre-ILA is a plan of action, and when empowered, execution of improvements and mitigations. (Should be scheduled a minimum of 6-months prior to scheduled ILA).

Reviews Integrated Logistics Assessment (ILA) results and commentary. Prepare a corrective plan of action.

When empowered, execute improvements and mitigations. Coordinate corrections progress, and maintain communication between the program office, the invested logistics stakeholders, and the assessing organization.


Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Certification

Provides technical support, direction and guidance to ILS Certification Team, ILS Certification Submitters, Ships Program Managers and other stakeholders. Review Navy Modernization Process-Management Operations Manual (NMP-MOM) to provide policy interpretation and change recommendations.

Review/approval of ILS Certifications following processes identified in Navy Modernization Process-Management Operations Manual (NMP-MOM).

Ensures proper logistics support is in place to support shipboard system installation, upgrades, and modifications. Coordinate with ILS Certification submitters and stakeholders to assure identification of proper logistics and accurate/complete ILS certifications.

Provides metrics and status of ILS Certifications in process/approved and rejected to Ships Agents (ISEAs) and other stakeholders. Attend meetings such as Ships' Planning Meetings, Integrated Logistics Management Team Meetings as needed.


Information Technology (IT) Functional Support

Perform functional modifications, resolve help desk issues, ensure system accessibility, and provide application end user support to IT systems.


Lifecycle Product Support

The development and implementation of product support strategies to ensure the consideration of supportability throughout the system life cycle.

Product support accomplishes this by balancing the performance outcomes of reliability, availability, maintainability, and reduced total ownership costs.

Product Support considers these 10 Integrated Product Support (IPS) elements:

  • Product Support Management
  • Supply Support
  • Maintenance Planning and Management
  • Packaging, Handling, Storage and Transportation (PHS&T)
  • Technical Data
  • Support Equipment
  • Training and Training Support
  • Manpower and Personnel
  • Design Interface
  • Sustaining Engineering


Maintenance Inter-Service Office (MISO) SUPPORT Analyst Support

  • Serves as the NAVSEA Program Manager for Depot Maintenance and is the principal executor for all matters related to NAVSEA Depot Level Repairables (DLRs). Per 10 USC 2464.
  • Coordinates the Depot Maintenance Inter--Service (DMI) / Depot Source of Repair (DSOR) process for NAVSEA, working with other Services, depots, and the Navy MISMO office.
  • Performs and manages processes used for Depot Level Repairable (DLR) National Stock Numbers (NSNs) for Hull, Mechanical, and Electrical Numbers (HM&E) systems/equipment/components.
  • Assists Program Offices with Designated Overhaul Point (DOP) processing / assignment letters.
  • Provides Navy Enterprise training and guidance for the Depot Maintenance Inter-service / Depot Source of Repair (DSOR) and Designated Overhaul Point (DOP) process.
  • Manages, monitors, evaluates and coordinates the execution of Integrated Product Support (IPS) to achieve development and implementation of appropriate product support arrangements and program objectives.
  • Monitor, manage and advise DSOR / DOP performance requirements and resource allocations across product support providers as needed to implement MISO support strategy.


Metrics Support

Develop and/or maintain internal NAVSEALOGCEN measurable/quantifiable and actionable business metrics or external customer-facing metrics to:

  • Establish performance thresholds and suggest potential performance goals
  • Track performance against accepted thresholds and progress toward chosen goals
  • Highlight data anomalies worth further investigation


Program Support

NAVSEALOGCEN provides business, technical, and general logistics support services to program resource sponsors. Support services include:

  • Reporting
  • Budget formulation
  • Financial analysis
  • Financial management
  • Action item tracking and resolution
  • Data call responses
  • Meeting attendance
  • Resource management


Property Book Management

Property Book Management has several key responsibilities within the organization.

Primary work is done directly with the Program Managers (PMs) to identify new and existing equipment within the program that meets the qualifications for tracking of the Property Book and ensures accurate documentation for equipment.

At the direction of the PM the Property Book Manager issues the equipment on the applicable DA or DoD forms to gaining units/commands via the fielding processes.

Annual inventories are conducted of all equipment on each PM’s hand receipt to ensure proper fiscal responsibility methods are being followed.

The Property Book Manager also serves as an advisor and source of information for all property related questions or projects.


Supply Chain Risk Management

A statutory USC Title 10 requirement to maintain visibility on the Department of Defense supply chain.

NAVSEALOGCEN performs market surveys of the original manufacturers of existing Navy systems and equipment, verifying business current location, contact information, and support capability for hull, mechanical, and electrical equipment.

A statutory USC Title 10 requirement to minimize the Department of Defense logistic footprint.

NAVSEALOGCEN conducts Item Reduction Studies (IRs), both DLA and NAVSEALOGCEN generated, is to reduce duplicate or similar NSNs to streamline the supply system.

NAVSEALOGCEN can capitalize on completed item reduction studies, manufacturer market surveys, and logistics database access to construct and execute a project to identify potential areas for a program to reduce its logistic footprint and eliminate variance in supported equipment.


Supply Support

Supply Support consists of the management actions, procedures and techniques necessary to

Supply support includes provisioning for initial support, as well as acquiring, distributing, and replenishing inventories as reflected in the supply chain management strategy.

Proper supply support management results in having all the right spares, repair parts, and all classes of supplies available, in the right quantities, at the right place, at the right time, at the right price.


Technical Data Support

Technical Data represents recorded information of a scientific or technical nature regardless of form or character necessary to acquire, operate or support the weapon system.

Technical data consists of equipment technical manuals, engineering drawings, engineering data, specifications, standards and Data Item Descriptions (DID). It can also include product, financial, and program management data.


Training Support

The objective of the Training & Training Support IPS Element is to plan, resource, and implement a cohesive integrated strategy early in the development process to train military and civilian personnel to maximize the effectiveness of the doctrine, manpower and personnel, to fight, operate, and maintain the equipment throughout the life cycle.

As part of the strategy, plan, resource, and implement management actions to identify, develop, and acquire Training Aids Devices Simulators and Simulations (TADSS) to maximize the effectiveness of the manpower and personnel to fight, operate, and sustain equipment at the lowest Total Ownership Cost (TOC).

Key Training and Training Support IPS Element activities include:

  • Initial, formal, informal, and On the Job Training (OJT) individual, crew, and unit New Equipment Training (NET)
  • Initial, formal, informal, and OJT individual, crew, and unit Institutional Training
  • Initial, formal, informal, and OJT individual, crew, and unit Sustainment Training
  • Initial, formal, informal, and OJT individual, crew, and unit Displaced Equipment Training (DET)
  • Embedded training insertion and management
  • Computer Based Training/Distance Learning
  • Training Equipment
  • Train the Trainer
  • Simulator Sustainment
  • Operator & maintenance training