On 7 December 2017, Systems Engineering Associates Corporation (dba SEA CORP) of Middletown was awarded an 18-month contract to support the Undersea Electromagnetic Systems Department of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) in Newport, Rhode Island. The contract is a follow-on to SEA CORP’s previous 3-year contract for Electronic Warfare Design.
As the Prime contractor, SEA CORP will lead a team of several subcontractors to provide services including system engineering design, development, & evaluation; software engineering & product development; Information Assurance; land-based facility support and shipboard installation & removal of prototype systems; testing, maintenance, troubleshooting, & support of prototypes and fielded systems; and EW database development. SEA CORP has committed to a range of small business goals that will greatly enhance the small business participation in Navy systems support.
SEA CORP Senior Vice President Craig McMillian commented, “This award provides tremendous value for NUWC, and the U.S. Navy submarine force. We are confident and excited to carry on in our key role of assisting the Navy with providing improved undersea (manned and un-manned) EW capabilities to the Navy.”
SEA CORP, a locally-owned Rhode Island business, was founded in Newport in 1981. The company provides a wide variety of systems and engineering services primarily to Department of Defense customers. SEA CORP is headquartered in Middletown’s Aquidneck Corporate Park, where the firm holds office space in three separate buildings. The company employs over 400 professionals including engineers, scientists, technicians and management support personnel.