NGEN-R Contract Transition

U.S. Navy Next Generation Enterprise Network – Recompete (NGEN-R)
Service Management, Integration, and Transport (SMIT)

Columbus Technologies and Services is part of the Leidos NGEN-R SMIT Team providing trusted expertise essential to integrating a modernized network for the U.S. Navy.


About Columbus

Columbus Technologies and Services, Inc. (“Columbus”) is an award-winning SBA Certified Small Disadvantaged Business, founded in 2001 by Mr. Ajay Handa. We are headquartered in El Segundo, California with local offices in Greenbelt, Maryland and other locations throughout the United States. We are committed to achieving or exceeding customer satisfaction through the provision of high-quality support and services in the areas of multi-discipline engineering, information technology, and science support for customers like NASA, JPL, NOAA, HHS, and DoD. We also provide Information Technology, Engineering, and Professional services to a wide variety of Federal and commercial customers, including the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Columbus is committed to sustained quality services and products that we provide. We reflect this commitment through our ISO 9001:2015 certification and CMMI Level 3 appraisal. Our focus on meeting or exceeding customer expectations through sustained excellent services and products have resulted in numerous customer and industry recognitions from organizations such as Ernst & Young, Washington Technology, Federal Times, and the Small Business Administration. At Columbus, “A Passion to Provide Excellence” represents our commitment to each of our customers and employees.

Message from the CEO

Thank you for visiting the Columbus U.S. Navy Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN) Contract phase-in web site. We are working to facilitate your smooth, seamless phase-in to Columbus. The purpose for this phase-in web site is to convey important information and various milestones to you. We value each and every one of you, and the work that you perform in support of the U.S. Navy. As Chief Executive Officer of Columbus, I am committed to ensuring a Columbus representative speaks with each and every one of you regarding your continued support to the U.S. Navy under the NGEN contract. To this end, I encourage you to complete our online application so we can collect the needed information by clicking this link. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our phase-in team at [email protected] or Jordan Bravin, Columbus Deputy Program Manager (DPM) at (310) 356-5628. We look forward to hearing from you!

With Best Regards,

Ajay Handa

Program Overview

The Department of the Navy (DON) operates one of the largest combined networks in the world, comprised of the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI), the Outside Continental United States (OCONUS) Navy Enterprise Network (ONE-Net), the Marine Corps Enterprise Network (MCEN), and other legacy networks. NMCI and the MCEN together provide secure end-to-end Information Technology (IT) services to more than 400,000 hardware devices and 600,000+ users at over 1,600 Continental United States (CONUS) sites and Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico, as well as the MCEN OCONUS sites, including Germany, Japan, Korea, Guam, Australia, and Bahrain, varying from installations to single user locations. For the Navy, ONE-Net provides equivalent secure end-to-end IT services to nearly 30,000 hardware devices and 45,000+ users across 82 locations within three OCONUS regions based out of Yokosuka, Japan; Manama, Bahrain; and Naples, Italy.

Transition Schedule

We expect the NGEN-R transition to start in late February to early March. Please stay tuned.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding our plans for transition, please contact [email protected] or Jordan Bravin, Columbus NGEN Deputy Program Manager at 310-356-5628.

Shahram Tehranian

Program Manager
Shahram Tehranian

[email protected]


Deputy Program Manager
Jordan Bravin

[email protected]

Ryan Nagahiro

Ryan Nagahiro

[email protected]

Human Resources
Meghan Lopez

[email protected]

Human Resources
Crystal Littlejohn

[email protected]

Benefits Coordinator
Eric Munguia

[email protected]


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Frequently Asked Questions

The payroll schedule is bi-weekly. You will receive a schedule in your onboarding packet.

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