McKean Defense Awarded Navy Warfare Center Contract

McKean Defense Awarded Navy Warfare Center Contract

20 September 2016

(Philadelphia, PA) – McKean Defense Group, LLC announced today that it was awarded a $34M contract to provide engineering and management support for Auxiliary Systems. The single award cost plus contract was awarded by the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Philadelphia Division, and has a five-year period of performance.

“This NSWC Philadelphia customer was one of McKean’s original customers,” said Joseph Carlini, Chief Executive Officer of McKean Defense. “With ten years of support to Navy Hull, Mechanical & Electrical programs, I am proud that our team continues to delight the customer, and capture follow-on work.”  McKean celebrated its tenth anniversary in August. The company has been successful in retaining over 90 percent of their contracts that have been recompeted.

Tasking includes alteration support, equipment life cycle management, Ship Change Document (SCD) development, data collection and analysis, system design, development and testing support, and logistic product development. The work will support the Life Support and Ventilation Systems code.

Additional Information:

McKean Defense is an employee-owned Naval Life Cycle Management, Engineering, Enterprise Transformation, and Program Management business headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. McKean Defense’s engineers, developers, technical staff, programmers, analysts, and program managers identify and deploy new shipboard technologies, integrate information technology across shipboard platforms, and develop strategies to support the Warfighter. McKean Defense’s employees create strategic solutions to help customers reach new levels of mission support and transform their organizations. More information can be found at


Roberta Chagnot

McKean Defense Group