IDS combines operational expertise with an intimate understanding of today’s greatest challenges to bring our customers the solutions required for success in a complex and multidimensional world. We tailor solutions for a diverse range of government, military, nonprofit, and public-sector customers. Our outstanding past performance has built IDS’s reputation as the leading provider of training and support for complex operations.
ANDSF OPERATIONS and MAINTENANCE
IDS provides all management, labor; materials, equipment, security, transportation, contractor life support; and scheduled and unscheduled operations and maintenance (O&M) services in support of over 30 Afghan National Army (ANA) and Afghan National Police (ANP) sites and facilities located in provinces throughout Afghanistan. O&M services support mission critical facilities including power plants; wastewater treatment plants; solid waste collection and disposal; water treatment; and heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration and repair.
Maintenance and Repair Services on Mission Critical Systems Throughout Afghanistan
IDS performs maintenance and repair services under blanket purchase agreements in support of the Afghan National Defense Security Forces. Power generation and electrical systems, water treatment plans, generator overhauls, wastewater treatment plants, and HVAC are the primary support areas. Our teams deploy and execute work throughout austere and remote environments, in every province in Afghanistan.
Global Peace Operation Initiative (GPOI) – International Peacekeeping
IDS performs both construction and training services in support of the Global Peace Operation Initiative (GPOI). This program is a U.S. Department of State security assistance initiative focused on building international peacekeeping capacity worldwide in close collaboration with the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). GPOI program key objectives are:
- Build Self-Sufficient Peace Operations Training Capacity in Partner Countries;
- Support Partner Countries’ Development and Employment of Critical Enabling Capabilities;
- Enhance Partner Nation Operational Readiness and Sustainment Capabilities;
- Strengthen Partner Nation Rapid Deployment Capabilities;
- Expand the Role of Women and Enhance Gender Integration;
- Build UN and Regional Organization Capabilities.
CyberTropolis Technology Environment Platform (CTEP)
CTEP is the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center’s persistent training environment for advanced cyber-physical training and exercise support. This unique venue trains Joint Cyber Mission Forces with access to a real city consisting of genuine industrial control systems (ICS), supervisory control and data acquisition systems (SCADA), programmable logic controllers (PLC), a fully network integrated closed cellular network, and Social Media Environment and Internet Replication system (SMEIR).
CTEP is digitally connected through the Joint Information Operations Range and other secure connectivity to numerous other facilities managed by the Department of Defense and other joint, interagency, intergovernmental, and multinational partners.
Providing a one-of-a-kind platform for DoD and JIIM partners to conduct training or RDT&E in a wide variety of emerging technology areas, CTEP is primarily related to cyberspace and cyber-electromagnetic operations. Building upon the complex urban infrastructure of the 1,000-acre MUTC facility, CTEP provides the needed resources for AMCCO, the DoD, and JIIM partners to meet evolving training and RDT&E requirements of the 21st century.
COMBATING TERRORISM TECHNICAL SUPPORT OFFICE – SYNTHETIC INTERNET FOR TRAINING AND EXERCISES (CTTSO SITE)
Terrorists now have a platform to reach audiences of unprecedented size to communicate, collaborate, and convince, often operating buried and undetected in the staggering volume of general online traffic. IDS’s implementation of additional capabilities through SITE will allow intelligence and IO personnel and exercise scenario developers to incorporate the unique nature and effects of online information into large-scale training exercises. Utilizing SMEIR, our proprietary cyber training environment, CTTSO SITE will provide operations officers the ability to create and control scenarios based on the training needs of their units and exercise objectives.
It is critical that joint exercises incorporate this facet of the battlespace for true mission success across the entire SOF enterprise and Interagency; SMEIR and SITE will do just that.
US ARMY SECURITY ASSISTANCE TRAINING MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION (SATMO)
SATMO was designed to provide agile, specialized, and cost-effective Security Assistance Teams (SATs) facilitate security assistance programs that:
- Build partnership capacity as well as defense and security relationships;
- Promote specific U.S. security interests, including all security assistance activities; develop allied and friendly military capabilities for self-defense and multinational operations; and
- Provide U.S. forces with peacetime and contingency access to host nations in support of United States Army Campaign Plan and U.S. national security objectives.
GLOBAL ANTI-TERRORISM ASSISTANCE (GATA II) PROGRAM
Department of State’s flagship law enforcement and paramilitary training engagement program. GATA II fosters cooperation between U.S. law enforcement, rule of law agencies, and our partner nations engaged in antiterrorism efforts across several levels. IDS supports multiple areas including:
- Capstone exercises involving multiple agencies and countries
- Curriculum development
- Special consultations
- Broad scope of work ranging from counter improvised explosive devices (C-IED) to cyber
BUREAU OF OVERSEAS BUILDING OPERATIONS (OBO), CONSTRUCTION SECURITY MONITORING (CSM) PROGRAM
IDS provides site security personnel (SSP) support services at various domestic and overseas facilities to detect unauthorized access to internal controlled areas, to deter the introduction of unauthorized materials to the site, to surveil the activities of un-cleared construction workers, to prevent the implantation of clandestine surveillance devices or systems into the structure being constructed or its surroundings, and to provide escort and associated security duties to ensure the integrity of construction cargo while in transit.
DoS’s contractor of choice, since 2004, IDS provides infrastructure protection services on select overseas construction sites and storage areas, as well as domestic transit point. IDS has performed on over 100 tasks orders under this global program, with over 150 personnel currently deployed. AORs include EUCOM, CENTCOM, AFRICOM, PACOM, SOUTHCOM, and NORTHCOM.
Design/Build Construction Services, Mindanao, Philippines
IDS is constructing a 160,000 square foot, 100 man compound, supporting the United States Special Operations Command, in Zamboanga City. Design through turnover, IDS is managing construction including site development, earthwork, architectural, civil, structural, electrical and finish work. This multi-use structure will house operations and administration, dining facilities, and enlisted quarters. Options within the contract also include vertical and horizontal design/build. Vertical construction projects include additional facilities such as vehicle maintenance, training, ammunition storage, and a firing range. Horizontal and infrastructure construction projects include roads, parking, and sidewalks; perimeter protection, power generation, fuel tanks, and other public works support.
JOINT READINESS TRAINING CENTER – OSINT SUPPORT
IDS provides specially trained open-source intelligence (OSINT) expertise, creating a real world battlefield and social media replication. SMEIR provides our warfighters with realistic training, each rotation, building their capabilities in extracting relevant OSINT. Working with OPSGRP CEMA Cell, IDS coordinates and plans cyberspace effects in the exercises. This includes OPSFOR and population activity on simulated social media and other internet activity, ensuring MSEL/scenario development is accurately portrayed within the training.
Flexible Implementation and Assessment Team
The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs utilizes the Flexible Implementation Assessment Team (FIAT) to provide local national third-party assessment of cooperative agreements, grants, host nation programs, contracts and task orders throughout all 34 provinces of Afghanistan. FIAT program activities support effective monitoring and evaluation that will continue the transition and self-sustainability of Afghan-led institutions.
IDS equips FIAT with technically trained LNs who perform assessment and oversight duties across 63 programs, including hundreds of sites in some of Afghanistan’s most non-permissive provinces. IDS recruits, trains, deploys and manages LNs who possess the skills, geographic insights, situational awareness and cultural acumen to conduct assessments throughout each Afghan province.
National Training Center
IDS prepares warfighters for the situations and domains they will encounter on the battlefield. At the National Training Center, IDS provides critical training operations including advisory services, technical expertise, and system operators, exposing warfighters to the challenges they will face during military conflict. IDS delivers training services within the following disciplines at NTC; Interagency core support, Leadership Training Program, Special Operations Forces training, social media replication, and replication of Human Intelligence (HUMINT) operations.
We ensure all facets of warfighter training is innovative and relevant, which is key to national defense.