SPA wins contract to support US ONR’s submarine security programme

8 January 2019 (Last Updated January 8th, 2019 11:40)

Systems Planning and Analysis (SPA) has received a follow-on contract from the US Office of Naval Research (ONR) to continue to provide support services for the submarine security programme.

Systems Planning and Analysis (SPA) has received a follow-on contract from the US Office of Naval Research (ONR) to continue providing support services for the submarine security programme.

The new $20m contract is valid for a term of five years and builds on the company’s contract with the ONR for the past five years.

Under the follow-on order, SPA will provide technical and operational analysis, modelling and simulation, and technology transition planning and management to the submarine security programme.

The recipients of the services include the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations Undersea Warfare Division and the Office of Naval Research Sea Warfare and Weapons, and its stakeholder organisations including the Naval Sea Systems Command, and the Naval Research Laboratory.

"Under the follow-on order, SPA will provide technical and operational analysis, modelling and simulation, and technology transition planning and management to the submarine security programme."

SPA Undersea Warfare and Systems Division director Edward Wright said: “SPA has been honoured to serve and support the ONR for over ten years. We are humbled and grateful to be able to continue our work supporting the Navy’s Submarine Security requirements.”

SPA offers analysis and integrated technical, operational, programmatic, policy, and business solutions.

The company specialises in air, surface, and undersea warfare and operations, nuclear deterrence, safety, and security, radar and sensor systems, ballistic missile systems, integrated air and missile defence, and Department of Defense acquisition processes.

Other areas of expertise include intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems, unmanned systems, space systems, improvised threats, and analytic software development.