September 30, 2021: S3 was selected by the United States Army to mentor three Huntsville based Small Businesses under the Department of Defense (DoD) Mentor-Protégé Program. Each two-year Mentor Protégé Agreement (MPA) provides the Protégés tailored developmental and technical assistance to enhance their respective capabilities and facilitate growth as a Small Business Prime Contractors. Our three new DoD MPA’s represent 60% of the total 2021 MPAs awarded by the Army and support the following Small Business Partners:
Canvas, Inc.: Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in Engineering, Test & Evaluation, Technology & Product Development, and Acquisition & Program Management.
Cortina Solutions, LLC: Small Business Administration 8(a) and HUBZone certified WOSB providing Engineering, Test & Evaluation, Modeling & Simulation, Software Development, Acquisition, and Program Management services.
H2L Solutions, Inc.: HUBZone and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business specializing in Cyber Security, Information Assurance and Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) services.
The DoD’s Mentor-Protégé Program (MPP) is the oldest continuously operating federal mentor-protégé program in existence. S3 is honored to receive these awards as they also represent the third, fourth, and fifth protégés that we have supported during the past five years. Established during the First Gulf War, the MPP helps eligible small businesses expand their defense industrial base footprint by partnering them with larger companies to provide unique capabilities and enhance the DoD supply chain. MPAs provide a win-win situation which results in successful small businesses, large/small business partnerships, and outstanding, cost-effective support for the Warfighter.