Second Warfare Center Win for McKean Defense

Second Warfare Center Win for McKean Defense

11 October 2016

(Philadelphia, PA) – McKean Defense Group, LLC announced today that it was awarded a $29M contract to support the Machinery Research, Logistics, and Ship Integrity Division of the Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division (NSWC PD). The contract has a five-year period of performance.

The contract’s overarching focus is to provide technical, process, and programmatic support for the integration of logistic products. McKean and its team demonstrate comprehensive End-to-End modernization capabilities, and have supported this customer and similar programs for over 20 years.

Specific tasking includes program and business management support, logistics support, project/process engineering, and engineering support. “This win expands our footprint within NSWC PD Department 30,” said Joseph Carlini, Chief Executive Officer of McKean Defense. “The customer values McKean’s ability to integrate perspectives from the Fleet, SURFMEPP, and NAVSEA to support the objective of achieving the highest readiness at the lowest operational cost. This connectivity will have a direct impact on helping to increase operational availability.”

Work will be performed in Philadelphia, with support in Norfolk, VA; San Diego, CA; Marionette, WI; Kings Bay, GA; Port Hueneme CA; Corona, CA; Honolulu, HI; Bremerton, WA; Mayport, FL; Mechanicsburg, PA; Yokosuka, Japan; Manama, Bahrain; and Washington, DC.

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