McKean Defense Group Creates Wholly Owned Subsidiary

(Philadelphia, PA) – McKean Defense Group, LLC announced today that it has created a new subsidiary. Since its inception, McKean has been focused on solving complex Navy challenges for the Surface Fleet. Cabrillo Technologies, LLC will extend the company’s sustainment competencies into the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Collaboration, and Intelligence (C5I) arena.

“Our successes occur when our teams with deep understanding of customer challenges partner to offer new solutions,” said Mr. Joseph L. Carlini, CEO of McKean. “Our strategic vision has always been to expand into new markets and capabilities where we can replicate that same level of service. Cabrillo is the first of several subsidiaries anticipated for the next year.”

Ms. Lori Ventimiglia has been selected as the President of Cabrillo Technologies. She brings over 25 years of shipboard and shore based tactical networks and lifecycle engineering expertise to the company. Ms. Ventimiglia has a proven track record of understanding clients’ needs, building and mobilizing a technical workforce, and embracing industry partners to deliver transformational solutions. Cabrillo’s initial objective is to capture business with the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR).

Mr. Carlini adds, “Lori has a reputation for delivering strong customer satisfaction that has resulted in impressive contract growth. We are excited to have her and Cabrillo as part of the McKean team.”

As a wholly owned subsidiary of McKean, Cabrillo Technologies has access to McKean’s well-established processes and procedures while maintaining the agility and excitement of a new venture. To learn more about Cabrillo’s capabilities, go to

Additional Information:

McKean Defense Group, LLC is a privately held Naval Life Cycle Management, Engineering, Enterprise Transformation and Program Management business headquartered in Philadelphia, PA.  McKean’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’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