ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA. May 4, 2016– U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has awarded Patrona Corporation, a leading woman-owned small business service provider to the U.S. Navy and DoD, a five-year contract to provide engineering, programmatic and quality assurance support for the Submarine Safety and Quality Assurance Division. The Submarine Safety and Quality Assurance Division is responsible for safety and quality assurance programs associated with acquisition and life cycle management of Submarine Safety (SUBSAFE), Fly-By-Wire Ship Control Systems (FBW SCS) and Deep Submergence Systems Programs and for monitoring compliance with these Programs.
The cost-plus incentive fee contract, valued at $23.5 million, includes a base year, two option years and two award terms. Patrona and its teaming partners, Global Services Solutions, Inc., and Gryphon Technologies will assist the Submarine Safety and Quality Assurance Division with program planning, implementation, management and execution for the Submarine Safety (SUBSAFE), Deep Submergence Systems (DSS) and FBW SCS Certification Programs, including life cycle support, logistics and quality assurance engineering.
“We are honored that the U.S. Navy has chosen our team to support the Submarine Safety and Quality Assurance Division with their critically important role in maintaining the safety and readiness of our submarine forces,” comments Executive Vice President of Operations, Bob Morrissey. “This contract award continues Patrona’s longtime commitment to providing quality, timely and cost-effective program management and engineering support services to NAVSEA.”