U.S. Navy taps McKean for ship maintenance, modernization support

Sept. 23, 2013 at 4:49 PM

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- A Naval Sea Systems Command contract has been given to McKean Defense Group LLC for services in support of the Deputy Commander for Surface Warfare.

Under the award, McKean will provide program management support, budget/finance support, operations support and administrative services to the Commander, Navy Regional Maintenance Centers (CNRMC) and the Surface Team One (ST1) initiative to enhance surface ship maintenance and modernization efforts.

The cost-plus fixed-fee award carries a value of more than $24.8 million. It is for three years.

"One of McKean's core competencies is surface navy maintenance, modernization and sustainment," McKean Defense Chief Executive Officer Joseph L. Carlini said Monday. "With this dedicated contract, Team McKean will be able to more efficiently execute the customer's mission."

McKean's team for the contract includes Alion Science and Technology Corporation, American Systems Corp., CACI Enterprise Solutions Inc., Delta Resources Inc., eNthusaProve LLC., Herren Associates Inc., Life Cycle Engineering Inc., Patrona Corp., Science Applications International Corp., Thor Solutions LLC. and Valkyrie Enterprises LLC.

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