CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—The U.S. Navy Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) has awarded Draper a new contract to manufacture the Trident II D5 Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile Guidance System. The company currently serves in that role under a previous contract.
Under the new contract, Draper will continue its long-standing partnership with the U.S. Navy in the design analysis, testing, procurement, manufacturing and maintenance of the Trident guidance systems in support of the U.S. Navy Strategic Systems Programs.
“As the U.S. Navy modernizes the Sea-Based Strategic Deterrent (SBSD), Draper is proud to continue its partnership with the U.S. Navy and do our part in supporting the vital mission of strategic deterrence mission,” said Robert Bacon, Vice President of Navy Strategic Systems at Draper.
“Draper develops, produces, tests and delivers the world’s most accurate and reliable strategic guidance systems, which drive mission success. This contract reaffirms the partnership, solutions and services that Draper has been providing the U.S. Navy Strategic Systems for decades,” said Stephen Rusinko, Director of Operations and Production for Navy Strategic Programs at Draper.
The contract is for $90,689,939 with a total value, including all options, if exercised, of $329,980,380. Work will be performed in Cambridge, Mass.; Pittsfield, Mass.; and Clearwater, Fla., and is expected to be completed by September 2028.This contract was awarded as a sole-source acquisition pursuant to 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1). Strategic Systems Programs, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N0003023C6008).