Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center(MDIOC)

L.C. Wright, Inc. is developing start-of-the-art simulations, providing Information Management, Systems Analyst, Software Engineering, Configuration Management, and Systems Engineering support to the warfighter at the Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center (MDIOC). Our support to BMDS SIM (Formerly MDWAR) has been in the design, setup and configuration of the development environment using Rational products. We also developed scripts for Rational APEX to handle configuration management features along with the development of documentation requirements and standards to allow automatic software documentation using Rational Rose and Doors. We also monitor MDA computer networks by utilizing state-of-the-art Intrusion Detection Systems.

Below is just a sampling of some of the projects we have been working on for the MDIOC .


At L.C. Wright, Inc., we provide enterprise solutions for the changing needs of our customers. Our Remedy Designers and Developers are responsible for providing ITSM solutions for the MDA by developing comprehensive solutions with a strategic development focus. From planning, testing and implementing major system upgrades to focusing on future growth and development needs, our expert Remedy developers create local customization and system enhancements to meet the MDA’s business needs using the Remedy AR System application, BMC/Remedy ITSM applications, and Atrium CMDB. Contact us today to learn how we can work together to develop an enterprise solution for your Government needs, including:

  • Asset, Service Desk, and Service Level Management
  • Incident, Problem, Change Management and Service Request Management
  • BMC/Remedy Action Request System (ARS)
  • BMC Atrium CMDB
  • Crystal Reporting
  • Management of web technologies
  • Remedy System Administration

Cloud and Virtualization Solutions

L.C. Wright, Inc. specializes in providing innovative IT service solutions for our Government customers, including enterprise-wide implementation and sustainment of virtual environments using VMWare, vStorage and vServer. Our Virtualization experts perform capacity management activities for infrastructure components, including collecting data, analyzing usage trends over time, and conducting deep-dive analyses on systemic issues – all which provide insight to current storage capacities. We also conduct project reviews, including evaluating change packages and validating impact to operation and maintenance of virtual environments. Some of our areas of expertise include:

  • HP Virtual Connect, HP Flex, HP Openview
  • vStorage, vServer, VCloud Director
  • vCenter Operations Management Suite
  • VMWare Capacity IQ
  • EMC ECC/Ionix

IT Systems Analysis

We know the Government has intricate IT needs, and at L.C. Wright, Inc., we strive to provide you with the best solutions at an affordable rate. Because of the unique needs of our customers, we employ IT Systems Requirements Analysts to support all aspects of business automation and network projects. Our processes include reviewing current foundational and configuration data, developing communication plans during requirements phases, and translating highly detailed business and customer requirements into detailed IT processes in support of a full lifecycle methodology. We employ an ITIL-based approach to developing requirement specifications and derived technical requirements, focusing on change and asset management, service fulfillment, and responding to changing requirements in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

Missile Defense Agency Computer Emergency Response Team (MDACERT)

  • Monitors MDA computer networks by utilization of state-of-the-art Intrusion Detection Systems
  • Conducts in-depth vulnerability assessments on MDA Information Systems
  • Ensures MDA is in compliance with DoD Information System directives and taskings
  • Provides 24 X 7 Computer Incident Response Help Desk to ensure timely action on information system threats
  • Serves as MDA focal point for cleanup and coordination of Classified Message Spills affecting MDA networks
  • Provides Operations and Maintenance support for MDA enterprise network security infrastructure
  • Develops daily briefing for MDA Chief Information Officer which provides senior IT leadership with awareness of information security issues.

Information Management Support

  • Maintains, configures and analyzes firewalls, intrusion detection, and MDAnet vulnerability assessments
  • Coordinates with MDA Security on network vulnerabilities
  • Proposes sustaining engineering changes
  • Provides LAN and WAN administration on classified and unclassified networks
  • Active Member of the Enterprise Network Operations and Security Center (ENOSC)
  • Provides Tier-2/Tier-3 troubleshooting
  • Experienced with BGP, OSPF, TCP/IP, T-1 and T-3 lines, routing, switching, ISDN, Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
  • Conducts Vulnerability Management
  • Provides IAVA notifications
  • Conducts ISS Scans
  • Provides Network Security Services to the MDA ENOSC via Cisco routers and PIX firewalls and monitoring tools like VPN Management Services through CiscoWorks
  • Operates Anomaly Detection Tool (ADT)
  • Oversees IDS/IPS Maintenance and Analysis
  • Keeps attack signatures updated
  • Reviews logs for significant event alarms

Ballistic Missile Defense Simulation International Simulation Support

  • Provides Software Engineer support for the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) International Simulation for Missile Defense Agency (MDA)
  • Supports the Unclassified Simulation Software used for International Events
  • Design and Model Code
  • Implements Code
  • Tests and Debugs Code
  • Ensures Code meets the Software Requirements
  • Conducts Code Peer Reviews
  • Uses Rational XDE which is the software that’s used to design and model the code that will be implemented
  • Uses Microsoft Visual Studio .NET, C# and C++ as the programming languages to implement, test and debug the simulation software

Ballistic Missile Defense Simulation (BMDS Sim) (Formerly MDWAR)

  • Conducts extensive work on IBM Rational APEX View Maintenance, IBM Rational APEX Tower Maintenance, and IBM Rational APEX Subsystem Maintenance which decreased the RAID partitions utilization by an average of 30%
  • Support design, setup, and configuration of the BMDS Sim Development Environment, using IBM Rational Apex on the Silicon Graphics (SGI) UNIX Workstations
  • Working on the Source Code Analysis project, within BMDS Sim, that will be ISO Compliant
  • Using CM Synergy, which will become the next generation BMDS Sim Development Environment, replacing IBM Rational Apex, when BMDS Sim fully migrates onto the LINUX platform
  • Performing regular Configuration Management SW Builds, for a variety of internal uses, external customers, Wargame Events, and National Team Deployments
  • Supplying Customer Support and System Administration to the SW Developers on BMDS Sim
  • Wrote a variety of CDRL Deliveries for BMDS Sim, covering various topics including Development Environment, Software Procedures, Software Versioning, and Configuration Management issues

MDA Data Center Program to the MDIOC

Uses various Missile Defense Agency (MDA) applications in the administration of group permissions and user accounts; verify user information, and coordination of requests for access to:

  • Disseminates "need to know" information
  • Resolves software, configuration, network, and access issues for end user
  • Coordinates with administrators and analysts regarding remediation of server, network, or system software issues
  • Fields and resolve customer questions or problem reports
  • Follows all processes identified for the registration and administration activities and review and refine processes periodically to ensure they are compliant with Department of Defense regulations
  • Provides troubleshooting/administrative expertise and develop and administer operating policies and procedures
  • Provides problem status for all customer issues

MDA Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center Exercise Support Program

Ulchi Focus Lens

  • Develops Scenarios
  • Conducts Theater Missile Operations
  • Supports White Cell Execution
  • Provides OPFOR Launch Orders
  • Provides Movement Plans
  • Supports Active Defense Adjudication
  • Supports White Cell Coordination
  • Conducts Briefings

Joint Project Optic Windmill

  • Supports Multi-National TMD Exercise
  • Serves as a Missile Defense SME
  • Conducts Data Collection and Assessment Plan
  • Serves as Attack Operations Area Coordinator
  • Provides Exercise Objectives Development
  • Conducts Data Collection Execution
  • Conducts Data Reduction and Analysis
  • Develops Final Reports