McKean Opens Crane Office with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

(Philadelphia, PA) – McKean Defense Group, LLC is relocating its Crane, IN, office to meet the needs of its Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane (NSWC-Crane) customers. McKean will occupy space in the new WestGate Crane Technology Park, located outside the warfare center. The new office includes state-of-the art conference facilities for both customer and McKean use.

Mr. Barry Gatewood, Vice President and Division Manager will be the senior onsite executive for the facility. Mr. Gatewood was previously a civilian Program Manager at NSWC Crane.

The opening of the new facility will be recognized during a ribbon cutting ceremony with Mr. Joseph Carlini, President and CEO of McKean and Mr. Leonard DeStefano, McKean President of Naval Engineering, on Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 10 am.

McKean now operates out of five locations, with employees in 18 states. Information on all locations can be found at

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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.

Roberta Chagnot
McKean Defense Group