EPS IN THE NEWS ARCHIVE 2010
EPS Wins Major IT Training Contract Supporting U.S. Army Under GSA Alliant
EPS has been awarded a major IT training contract with a total value of approximately $70M to provide training support services to the US Army Communications Electronics Command Life Cycle Management Command (CECOM LCMC), Force Modernization Division (FMD), and Logistics and Readiness Center (LRC). Under this contract, awarded under the GSA Alliant Program in which EPS holds a prime contract position, EPS will develop and execute plans required to meet the urgent and immediate solutions supporting the Regional Hub Node, Joint Network Node (JNN), Integrated Tactical Signal Battalion, (ITSB), Tactical Radio Systems, Satellite Transportable Terminal (STT), Information Assurance training and systems under the Readiness Directorate. As the rotation of units and CONUS/OCONUS divisional realignments continue to place challenging demands on the training of personnel, EPS will continue to provide the functional services and material related to the Information Technology Tactical Training. This Task Order is incrementally funded and has a base period of performance of one year with two one-year option period. If all options are exercised, this contract will be performed from 21 September 2010 – 20 September 2013 with a total life cycle contract value of $68,989,570.
"NJBIZ" Recognizes EPS as One of the Top 100 Privately Held Companies in the Garden State in 2010
EPS has once again been selected by "NJBIZ" as one of the “companies and leaders keeping their roots and revenues firmly planted here.” EPS is honored to be included among the growing companies who are having a positive impact on New Jersey’s economic environment.
EPS Wins IMOD Contract Valued at $6,891,735 for Data Network Infrastructure Required to Support the Relocation of US Army Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) to Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), MD
EPS is supporting personnel and mission relocation from Fort Monmouth, NJ, providing the new US Army C4ISR Campus Facilities at APG, MD with data network capabilities. Throughout the ten buildings, EPS will configure, install, secure and test over 175 Brocade Layer II Switches in addition to the installation of electrical circuits to support new equipment on the campus facility. Period of performance is June 2010 to July 31, 2011.
EPS Continues to Provide Critical Communications as Prime Contract Holder for the Upgrade to the AN/PRC-112
With the cancellation of the proposed 2010 Air Force platform for Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR), the dependency on tried and true platforms for future CSAR replacements remains. EPS Corporation continues to provide critical communication for the CSAR Teams with the AN/PRC-112 Survival Radio, a workhorse for the last 25 years. As the prime contractor, EPS upgraded the original model AN/PRC-112 to the AN/PRC-112D. The upgrade significantly reduces power consumption of the radio saving on costs and more importantly stretches the radio’s uptime during emergency situations.
EPS, as Subcontractor to ALATEC Inc., has been Awarded a Master Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ), Multiple Award Task Order Contract by the U.S. Army Fires Center of Excellence, Training and Support Services (FCOE)
EPS Field Services, as part of the ALATEC Team, will support the U.S. Army Fires Center of Excellence, Training and Support Services (FCOE), Ft. Sill (USAFCOEFS), OK mission to develop and produce training strategies, doctrine, concepts, instruction and products for the current and future force. With more than 27 years of experience in this area, EPS will continue to provide mission support throughout Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), Department of the Army and Department of Defense (DoD) to educate and train our warfighters through this newly awarded vehicle. The work is to be performed primarily at Fort Sill with TDY to various other CONUS and OCONUS sites, including travel into austere environments. The period of performance is for one-year base year with four one-year option periods. For contract information and details contact: Paul R. Rosengrant, Director of Contracts firstname.lastname@example.org
Francesco A. Musorrafiti, Chairman & CEO of EPS, Ranks with Premier Professionals for Extraordinary Effort in the Field of Defense Contracting
Stanford Who's Who welcomes Francesco A. Musorrafiti to the ranks of premier professionals for his extraordinary effort in the field of Defense Contracting. As Chairman and CEO of EPS Corporation and throughout his remarkable 25 year career, Francesco has consistently performed at an outstanding level. Click here
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EPS Awarded Major GSA CONNECTIONS Task Order for Telecommunications Upgrades for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) with a Potential Value of $10 Million
EPS has been awarded a major GSA CONNECTIONS Task Order titled the “Converged Communication Enhancement Project (CCEP)” for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO). Under this contract, EPS will be responsible for planning, implementing and supporting new and upgraded communications infrastructure including Local Area Networks (LAN), Wide Area Networks (WAN), cable plant design, Voice Communications Systems (PBX & VOIP systems), Video Teleconference/Surveillance Systems and Uninterruptible Power Systems (UPS). EPS will help USCIS/OCIO to support approximately 300 locations within the U.S. and its territories. During the life of this project, EPS will provide new or updated equipment at the sites directed by USCIS/OCIO and inventory existing telecommunications equipment to determine what equipment will be replaced or upgraded. EPS has partnered with Mission Critical Solutions (MCS) for this 5-year contract.
EPS Awarded Another Major GSA CONNECTIONS Task Order Providing the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Telephone System Maintenance effective December 24, 2008.
EPS has been awarded another major GSA CONNECTIONS Task Order providing the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) service for the Miami Telephone (PBX) System Maintenance Project in various Florida locations. Under the management of Robert Deane, President EPS Network Solutions, EPS will provide maintenance of the existing telephone system, to include but not be limited to instruments, cable plant, battery backup, system alarms and all interfaced ancillary. Services will also include telephone system security, documentation, inventory control, preventive maintenance schedule including battery backup system, and establishment of a 24/7 contact center for emergency, routine maintenance and follow-on service. EPS will be responsible for all voice cable connections and additional cable requirement including Moves, Adds, Changes (MAC) requested by VA staff. EPS is partnering with Nortel Government Solutions for this task. This five-year contract (base plus four option years) has a total contract value of approximately $1.84M.
EPS Corporation Acquires Full Partnership Interest in Vectorworks Marine LLC, Titusville, FL
EPS has acquired a full partnership interest in Vectorworks Marine LLC, manufacturer of reinforced plastic composite vessels, located on the Intracoastal Waterway in Titusville, FL. Vectorworks specializes in producing state-of-the-art marine vessels for military, commercial, sport, and recreational use and provides services to government agencies, commercial entities and other marine manufacturers worldwide.
EPS Awarded Contract by the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) Communications Field Tech Services Division to Support the Information Technology Services Division (ITSD)
EPS’ experienced professional communications field technicians (CFTs) will provide the USNA ITSD with onsite voice, video, and data communications service and support. The full contract objectives include evaluation and execution; customer account administration and documentation; copper and fiber cable and wiring routing and termination; voicemail provisioning and service; PBX switch administration and similar communications-related technical support tasks. Through this effort EPS will support the Annapolis Area Complex (AAC) enterprise information systems. This two year contract (base plus one option year) has a total contract value of approximately $542K.
EPS Builds the EPS M-10 Hovercraft in the USA under License from ABS Hovercraft Ltd.
This 20-meter long sea-going amphibian is the world’s only in-service proven, fully composite amphibious craft. The EPS M-10 is powered by two diesel engines and is capable of carrying a 10-ton disposable load. The operating and life cycle costs of the EPS M-10 are lower than those of a comparably sized boat, made possible by the M-10’s lightweight structure design in advanced non-corrosive composite materials including Kevlar and carbon fiber.
EPS receives $550,340 Purchase Order for WiFiber® Wireless Fiber
The purchase order for WiFiber® Wireless Fiber is part of an EPS program supporting the Department of Defense (DoD).
EPS Wins IMOD Program
EPS has won the U.S. Army Program Executive Office, Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS) Infrastructure Modernization (IMOD) Program.
1,000th New Survival Radio Ready
A government and industry team has reached a major milestone in keeping aircrews safe. Tobyhanna, in partnership with Engineering and Professional Services Inc. (EPS), recently completed the 1,000th AN/PRC-112D Survival Radio. The milestone, reached on March 24, was marked by a plaque presentation by Francesco A. Musorrafiti, EPS Chairman and Chief Operating Officer, to Depot Commander Col. Tracy Ellis on March 27. The PRC-112D is a new generation of the PRC radio and offers aircrews significant improvements that increase the probability of being rescued if they bail out.