MCLEAN, Virginia – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – BAE Systems has been awarded a five-year Systems Integration and Engineering Services contract to continue to support the US Navy’s Office of Strategic Systems Programs (SSP). The contract, worth up to $ 478 million, was awarded in September 2021.
“We are proud to continue to provide SSP with complete system-level lifecycle capabilities that will help advance their digital engineering strategy to ensure readiness for strategic Navy missions,” said Lisa Hand, vice -President and CEO of BAE Systems Integrated Defense Solutions. “BAE Systems brings extensive systems integration expertise to a wide range of defense initiatives that support both strands of the country’s nuclear triad. ”
The SSP oversees the Strategic Weapons System and Attack Weapons System aboard current US Ohio and UK Vanguard class submarines, as well as future US Columbia and UK Dreadnought class submarines.
As an independent weapons systems integrator, BAE Systems utilizes model-based and digital engineering approaches that enable customers such as the Navy to optimize cost, schedule and performance for weapon systems. very complex weapons. These formalized modeling applications ensure relevant and timely technical communication, equipment approval and commissioning, and combatant support. BAE Systems applications support system requirements, with design, analysis, verification and validation activities starting in the conceptual design phase and continuing through the development phases and the subsequent lifecycle. .