VTG will modernize the combat system as part of a work order on maritime naval systems; CEO John Hassoun quoted

VTG received a $ 20 million mission order from the US Navy’s Naval Sea Systems Command to modernize the Aegis combat system.

The force modernization and digital transformation provider announced Monday that under the Technical Integration Contract 16, VTG will provide the engineering, technical services and materials necessary to resolve combat system obsolescence, reliability and maintainability issues.

Jean Hassoun, President and CEO of VTG, said the work order assignment represents “a milestone” for the VTG team and has created an additional opportunity for the Chantilly, Va.-based company, to support the Navy.

The Mission Order was issued by the Port Hueneme division of the Naval Surface Warfare Center, which is a field activity of Naval Sea Systems Command. The responsibilities of VTG will also include the provision of logistical support services to the Air Dominance Department in-service engineering agent mission, as well as the functions of production and recovery, test, evaluation and cycle support. of life.

The company first won a seat on indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity TI16 contract in April 2021. The TI16 program is the Navy’s enterprise combat system modernization strategy that aims to introduce advanced technologies and open architecture designs to the surface fleet. The program supports cruisers and destroyers, aircraft carriers and amphibious ships.

The alignment of VTG and the Navy was recently seen in the company appointment of retired Navy Rear Admiral Jim Shannon to executive vice-president of government relations January 6th. Its hiring should position the company’s technological offerings to best serve the defense market.

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