McKean Defense Group, LLC To Provide Surface Ship Life Cycle Management (SSCLM) Activity Support Services

(Philadelphia, PA) – McKean Defense Group, LLC today announced it won an unrestricted single award cost-plus task order to support the newly formed U.S. Navy Surface Maintenance Engineering Planning Program (SURFMEPP) organization.  The contract is valued at $89 million, with a period of performance totaling five years. Naval Sea Systems Command awarded the contract.

SURFMEPP is responsible for providing a comprehensive life cycle management plan for the U.S. Navy surface fleet.  SURFMEPP’s mission critical focus is on effective sustainment of the U.S. Navy surface fleet to ensure mission requirements are met, and the expected service life of the vessels is attained. This is the first contract released to support the new Command. McKean’s tasks focus on life cycle maintenance engineering strategies and planning.

“McKean and several team members have been on the forefront of SURFMEPP support, spanning back to the analysis that ultimately prompted the creation of this vital organization,” said Larry Burrill, President of Naval Engineering at McKean.  “On top of this strong core, McKean selected additional industry leaders equally committed to applying cross enterprise solutions responsive to the varied stakeholders SURFMEPP serves.”  McKean’s teammates include Alion Science and Technologies, Inc., American Systems Corporation, Valkyrie Enterprises, CACI, CSC, Dell Services Federal Government, VSE Corporation, and others.

McKean has captured approximately $200M in contracts over the last nine months.  “Having just finished our fourth year as a company, I am encouraged that our customers value McKean’s skills, and have provided us with the opportunity to continue our support,” said Joseph L. Carlini, CEO of McKean.  “I also appreciate the confidence that our industry partners have placed in McKean as an integrator for this important program for the U.S. Navy.”

McKean’s Virginia Beach, Virginia facilities will support the SURFMEPP program.  Tasking includes support to locations in Norfolk, VA, San Diego, CA, Mayport, FL, Washington, DC, and select ports outside the Continental United States.

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McKean Defense Group, LLC is a privately held Naval Engineering and Information Technology Small Business headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. McKean’s engineers, developers and programmers provide innovative technical solutions to problems in naval engineering, national security, homeland security and logistics.