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DKS Consultants


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DKS is a Minority Veteran Owned Aviation Management Consulting company that is avilable to assit you with your program requirements

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DKS Consultants

  1. 1. CCR Registered Minority Small Business, Vietnam Veteran Defense Contractor CAGE Code: 1BRH8 DUNS: 612174680 SCC ID: 049348-9 Federal EIN: 6045088 Joint American/Canadian Certification No:0204085 Aviation Management / Logistics Specialist DKS Consultants
  2. 2. Small Minority Business, Vietnam Veteran Defense Contractor “ One Team,..One Goal”
  3. 3. <ul><li>Company History </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Assurance </li></ul><ul><li>Management Strength </li></ul><ul><li>Aircraft Qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>Customers </li></ul><ul><li>FMS </li></ul><ul><li>Community </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Info </li></ul>
  4. 4. DKS History <ul><li>DKS Consultants (Defense Knowledge Solutions) is a Minority Owned, Vietnam Veteran, Aviation Consulting Company which has served US Government customers since 1997. Current & Past Partnerships; </li></ul><ul><li>Sikorsky Aircraft - Flight Demonstrations in Turkey </li></ul><ul><li>Sikorsky Aircraft - Live Weapon Firing Demonstrations in Belgium </li></ul><ul><li>Bell Helicopter - Rescue Hoist Operation / Training in Columbia </li></ul><ul><li>Sikorsky Aircraft - Assisting with FMS Operations in Turkey / Greece </li></ul><ul><li>Sikorsky Aircraft – Initial deliveries and classroom training of EH-60 M.I. platforms </li></ul><ul><li>Sikorsky Aircraft – Program Management / Engineering support of MDW VH-60A/L </li></ul><ul><li>US Navy - NAVAIR Program Management of VH-71A Airframes from Yeovil, UK </li></ul><ul><li>US Army - NVESD Program Management of Night Vision Systems (Aviation & Troop) </li></ul><ul><li>DKS has assisted customers with fielded support packages, ground support equipment, dynamic components, consumables, model power systems, transmissions, electric actuators and others. In addition, we have completed customer training in support of Troop Insertion, Cargo/Sling Load Rigging (FAA-Rigger), and most recently, support of the VH-71 Presidential Helicopter Program. </li></ul><ul><li>“ We know how to support the Mission,.. because we’ve flown the Mission” </li></ul>Small Minority Business, Vietnam Veteran Defense Contractor
  5. 5. CEO: Derek K. Sharp Derek holds an undergraduate degree in Business Management, has served with the 82 nd Airborne Division at Ft. Bragg and recently retired from Sikorsky Aircraft after a very busy 34 year aviation career. Recent management responsibilities include Production Engineer on the VH-71A Program (Presidential Replacement Helo), Program Management of a new DAS NVESD Program, as well as CONOPS / IMS Manager for several DOJ customers. Helicopter Program Manager: Horacio Gonzales A UH-60 Pilot, A&P License holder and Bell Helicopter trained Maintenance Manager, “Gonzo” has the experience to ensure that the task is done right,..the first time. From simple maintenance task, to Program Management, to UH-60 Ground Operations, our team is more than qualified to assist with your program. DKS Leadership Small Minority Business, Vietnam Veteran Defense Contractor
  6. 6. DKS Management Strength <ul><li>Helicopter Program Maintenance Support - 1980/2009 (CONUS/OCONUS) </li></ul><ul><li>Representation of Commercial Vendors Aviation Conferences - 2005/2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Detailed Warranty Management Program Support (Bell, Boeing, Sikorsky) </li></ul><ul><li>Ground Support Equipment Fielding Programs 2006/2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Management of Army / Navy Legacy Aircraft - 2000/2007 (VH-60, UH-60A, MH-60R) </li></ul><ul><li>Representation of Naval Customers at Production Critical Design Reviews - 2007/2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Support of US Army UH-60 assets within CONUS (21 Aircraft) </li></ul><ul><li>Life Cycle Component Logistics Management -1990/2009 (VH-71, UH-60, S-70A/C) </li></ul>Small Minority Business, Vietnam Veteran Defense Contractor
  7. 7. DKS OEM Platforms Small Minority Business, Vietnam Veteran Defense Contractor
  8. 8. DKS Customers <ul><li>Sikorsky Aircraft: FMS UH-60A Fielding (1988-1991) </li></ul><ul><li>Military District of Washington: VH-60A/L/M Program Support (1990-2010) </li></ul><ul><li>USAF 106 th CSAR: MH-60G Logistics Support (1992-2005) </li></ul><ul><li>Sikorsky Aircraft: S-92 Flight Demonstrations - Washington DC (2003) </li></ul><ul><li>Phoenix Products: UH-60L/M New Business Development (2005-2007) </li></ul><ul><li>US Navy: MH-60R Logistics Support-North Island (2006/2007) </li></ul><ul><li>NVESD – Ft. Belvoir: SOCOM ADAS Program Management (2009/2010) </li></ul><ul><li>NVESD – Ft. Belvoir: SOCOM COTI NVG System (2009/2010) </li></ul><ul><li>DEA/FBI/State Department: UH-60M Program Management (2008-2010 ) </li></ul>Small Minority Business, Vietnam Veteran Defense Contractor
  9. 9. <ul><li>General Aviation Project Management </li></ul><ul><li>Inventory, Validation, Verification of Component Deliveries </li></ul><ul><li>Representation at OCONUS Facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce Cost of Ownership through Logistics Management SME </li></ul><ul><li>OEM Warranty Representation and Management </li></ul><ul><li>Representation at Critical Design Reviews and FAI events </li></ul><ul><li>Attendance at International & Domestic Aviation Venues </li></ul>Program Support Small Minority Business, Vietnam Veteran Defense Contractor
  10. 10. FMS International Market <ul><li>The list below reflects just some of the countries which will be receiving S-70 / UH-60 FMS aircraft from 2010-2014 . We at DKS can assist with FMS FSR support. </li></ul><ul><li>Saudi Arabia </li></ul><ul><li>Columbia </li></ul><ul><li>Bahrain </li></ul><ul><li>Brazil </li></ul><ul><li>UAE </li></ul><ul><li>Egypt </li></ul><ul><li>Mexico </li></ul><ul><li>Thailand </li></ul>Small Minority Business, Vietnam Veteran Defense Contractor
  11. 11. <ul><li>Families Helping Families: Katrina </li></ul><ul><li>During the devastating events of Hurricane Katrina, our Aviation Team assisted with the logistics support of Army and Coast Guard Rescue Forces. We worked to ensure that aircraft components, survival equipment and non-perishables were shipped and ready for issue. Our team has supported the following efforts; </li></ul><ul><li>University of Mary Washington CORE Volunteer Team Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Completed the rebuilding of 6 homes in Turkey Creek, Ms. (235K effort) </li></ul><ul><li>Red Cross POC in Gulfport, Ms. (2005/2006) </li></ul><ul><li>FEMA Logistics Support Facilities in Biloxi, Ms. </li></ul><ul><li>Key Stakeholder of the Turkey Creek Fund ($40,000) </li></ul>Community Outreach Small Minority Business, Vietnam Veteran Defense Contractor
  12. 12. Defense Knowledge Solutions “ One Team,…One Goal” DKS Small Minority Business, Vietnam Veteran Defense Contractor
  13. 13. <ul><li>For your future aircraft Program Management requirements, </li></ul><ul><li>please consider DKS Consultants </li></ul><ul><li>Derek Sharp </li></ul><ul><li>703-704-3822 (Office) </li></ul><ul><li>540-538-7288 (Cellphone ) </li></ul><ul><li>E-Mail: [email_address] (US Gov) </li></ul><ul><li>E-Mail: [email_address] (Business) </li></ul><ul><li>“ One Team,…One Goal” </li></ul>Small Minority Business, Vietnam Veteran Defense Contractor