Military Embedded Systems

Hypersonic technologies for U.S. Navy supported by SPA and SAIC


November 23, 2020

Emma Helfrich

Technology Editor

Military Embedded Systems

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) received a subcontract from Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) to support the U.S. Navy's endeavors with Advanced Hypersonic Technologies through the Global Deterrence and Defense Department (Code GX) at the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) in Crane, Indiana.

According to the company, SPA has been providing support for Advanced Hypersonic Technology and will continue under this contract in the areas of program management support, budget support, system safety, risk management, scheduling, system and subsystem test and evaluation, and system integration of the weapon system onto operational platforms.

When fully fielded, Advanced Hypersonic Technology is intended to enable warfighters with advanced systems required to meet critical mission objectives. SPA is teamed with SAIC, as the prime, on this $63.5 million, 5-year contract. SPA has been supporting Advanced Hypersonic Technologies with SAIC since 2016, the company claims.

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