Air Combat Command Contracted Advisory and Assistance Services (CAAS) IV

CAAS IV provides a single point for Air Force Headquarters (HQ) Air Combat Command (ACC), HQ Air Force (HAF), Secretary of the Air Force (SAF) organizations, Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI), and the Office of Secretary of Defense (OSD) management and professional needs.

OVERVIEW
Decypher-PSI Government Solutions, LLC (DPGS) is a prime on CAAS IV contract number FA4890-12-D-0007.  DPGS is a Small Business Joint Venture between Decypher and Planned Systems International, Inc. (PSI).  DPGS represents industry leaders and specialists who have unmatched experience, capabilities, and performance in the fields critical to supporting the AF mission.  Our team provides proven leadership and performance on large Air Force and DoD A&AS contracts, certified Quality systems ISO 9001:2008, ISO 20000-1:2005, and SEI CMMI ML3, rapid staffing capabilities, a large “reachback” base, and extensive CONUS and OCONUS experience

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO USE THIS VEHICLE
Headquarters Air Combat Command (HQ ACC) Directorates and Staff, Headquarters Air Force (HAF),  Secretary of the Air Force (SAF), Air Force OSI, Air Force District of Washington Contracting Directorate (AFDW/PK) customers, ACC bases, ACC geographically separated units, and  tenant activities with Host-Tenant Agreements (HTA), and other Air Force Users that have HTAs or Memorandums of Agreement (MOA) with the ACC Acquisition Management and Integration Center (AMIC) or AFDW/PK

WHAT IT PROVIDES

These are contractual services that provide assis-tance, advice or training for the efficient and effective management and operation of organizations, activi-ties (including management and support services for research and development (R&D) activities), or sys-tems. These services are normally closely related to the basic responsibilities of the agency originating the requirement for the acquisition of services by con-tract. Included are efforts that support of contribute to improved organization of program management, logistics management, project monitoring and report-ing, data collection, budgeting, accounting, perfor-mance auditing, and administrative technical support for conferences and training programs.

These are contractual services that are organized, analytical assessments/evaluations in support of policy development, decision-making, management, or administration. Included are studies in support of R&D activities. Also included are acquisitions of models, methodologies, and related software supporting studies, analysis or evaluations.

These are contractual services used to support the program office during the acquisition cycle by providing such services as systems engineering and technical direction (see FAR 9.505-1(b)) to ensure the effective operations and maintenance of a weapon system or a major system as defined in Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular No. A-109 or to provide direct support of a weapons system that is essential to research, development, production, operations or maintenance of a system.

TASK ORDER TYPES
Time & Material, Firm Fixed Price, and Cost-Plus

ADVANTAGES
A single, expedited and cost-effective vehicle for Advisory and Assistance Services support.


Contacts


Mr. Richard Baskin, PMP
Program Manager
210.579.4662
Richard.baskin@decypher.com

Ramsey Taweel
Deputy Program Manager
240.417.0417
caasiv@decypherpsigov.com

Mr. Samuel Wagner
Acquisition Program Manager, CAAS IV
ACC AMIC/PKA
129 Andrews Street, Ste 110, Langley AFB, VA 23665-2788
757.225.2831
DSN 575.2831
Fax 757.225.6198
samuel.wagner.8@us.af.mil
CAASIVProgramOffice@us.af.mil

Karin Walls, NH-03, DAF
CAAS IV Contracting Officer (CO)
ACC AMIC/PKAA
129 Andrews Street, Ste 110, Langley AFB, VA 23665-2788
757.225.7723
DSN 575.7723
karin.walls@us.af.mil

Jesse Paez, Jr.
CAAS IV Quality Assurance Program Coordinator
QAPC, Alternate CPARS Focal Point
HQ ACC AMIC/DRQQ
129 Andrews Street, Ste 110, Langley AFB, VA 23665-2788
757.764.5054
DSN 574.5054
Jesus.paez.1@us.af.mil

Mr. William Caffaro
Division Chief (AFDW/PKS)
240.612.6202
DSN 612.6202
William.Caffaro@afncr.af.mil

Ms. Teri Meyer
CAAS IV PM (AFDW/PKS)
240.612.6265
DSN 612.6265
theresa.meyer@afncr.af.mil

Mr. Michael Lee
CAAS IV QAPC (AFDW/PKS)
240.612.6205
DSN 612.6205
michael.v.lee8.civ@mail.mil


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Please read the below HQ USAF and HQ ACC guidance on the use of CAAS IV Vehicle for A&AS services:

ACC Guidance

AFDW Guidance