Navy Selects VTG in $188 Million Enterprise Modernization at Port Hueneme

April 7, 2021

The U.S. Navy selected Chantilly, Virginia-based VTG for the $188 million indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity Technical Insertion 16 (TI16) Sustainment, Installation, Procurement and Engineering Services contract with the Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme Division, a field activity of the Naval Sea Systems Command. The contract has a five-year period of performance. The TI16 program is the U.S. Navy’s enterprise approach to modernizing combat systems across the surface fleet—including for the Aegis Combat System—for all cruisers and destroyers, aircraft carriers and amphibious ships. TI16 also leverages commercial off-the-shelf technologies and open architecture designs for the combat systems.

Under the contract, VTG will apply full lifecycle combat systems engineering capabilities to fulfill TI16 program requirements. The company currently provides prime contract warfare, control, and C5I engineering services to the NAVSEA Naval Sea Systems Engineering Directorate and has over 50 years of experience installing and integrating advanced C5ISR systems aboard every existing U.S. Navy surface ship and submarine class.

“VTG has a proud legacy of closely collaborating with the Navy to engineer the next generation of sea power,” said John Hassoun, VTG president and CEO. “The TI16 program enables VTG to build upon that legacy, expanding our technical expertise, strengthening our partnership with NSWC Port Hueneme and NAVSEA, and most importantly, modernizing the fleet.”  

The company will also leverage its growing digital and software engineering capabilities. Earlier this month, VTG announced that it had begun work on a prime contract to develop the future state of the Navy Operational Architecture and to optimize fleet interoperability. It also introduced the VTG Battle Lab, an industry-integrated model-based systems engineering environment for next-generation warfare systems.

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