Seaport-e Contract  
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FA-1 Research and Development Support

This functional area consists of supporting the development and application of scientific and analytical disciplines to conduct fundamental research; scientific study and experimentation directed toward advancing the state-of-the-art or increasing knowledge or understanding; concept formulation; assessment of system and subsystem requirements; development, analysis and evaluation of concepts, technologies, systems and subsystems; and development of operational concepts and tactics with the end goal being the application of results to developing new or improving existing warfighting capabilities.  This effort may include manning, operating, and maintaining test support craft and experimental vessels in the open ocean or restricted waters to support tests.

FA-1
Research and Development Support
FA-2
Engineering, System Engineering and Process Engineering Support
FA-3
Modeling, Simulation, Stimulation, and Analysis Support
FA-4
Prototyping, Pre-Production, Model-Making, and Fabrication Support
FA-5
System Design Documentation and Technical Data Support
FA-6
Software Engineering, Development, Programming and Network Support
FA-7
Reliability, Maintainability, and Availability (RM&A) Support
FA-8
Human Factors, Performance, and Usability Engineering Support
FA-9
System Safety Engineering Support
FA-10
Configuration Management (CM) Support
FA-11
Quality Assurance (QA) Support
FA-12
IS/IA/IT - Information System (IS) Development, Information Assurance (IA), and Information Technology (IT) Support
FA-13
Inactivation and Disposal Support
FA-14
Interoperability, Test and Evaluation, Trials Support
FA-15
Measurement Facilities, Range, and Instrumentation Support
FA-16
Logistics Support
FA-17
Supply and Provisioning Support
FA-18
Training Support
FA-19
In-Service Engineering, Fleet Introduction, Installation and Checkout Support
FA-20
Program Support
FA-21
Functional and Administrative Support
FA-22
Public Affairs and Multimedia Support