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SPA Secures Contract from SSP to Support Nuclear Surety Program; Dr. William Vantine Quoted

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Dr. William Vantine
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Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) was awarded a five year contract from Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) with the first year valued at approximately $7 million, the company reported on Thursday.

Under the contract, SPA will provide strategic policy, compliance, safety engineering and assessment support. The company’s expert team has a long history of supporting the Nuclear Surety program. With the recent award, the company will utilize advanced and cutting edge analysis, modeling, simulation, and data analytics expertise to deliver innovative and effective solutions to SSP.

“The Nuclear Surety program is an essential mission for the Department of Defense and one that our team of dedicated professionals is passionate about, and has been for decades,” said Dr. William Vantine, SPA president and CEO. “We are humbled and grateful to continue our long standing partnership with SSP supporting its critically important safety and security mission.”

The Nuclear Surety program was developed to prevent nuclear weapons involved in accidents or incidents, or jettisoned weapons, from producing a nuclear yield as well as deliberate prearming, arming, launching, or releasing of nuclear weapons, except upon execution of emergency war orders or when directed by competent authority.

About SPA

Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc., provides knowledge based solutions integrating technical, operational, programmatic, policy, and business factors in support of important national security objectives. Our employees have expertise in many domains, including: Land, Undersea, Surface and Air Warfare Operations; Radar and Sensor Systems; Unmanned Systems and Counter Systems; Nuclear Deterrence Policy, Safety and Security; Defense Industrial Base; Space Systems; Ballistic Missile Systems; and Hypersonics. Our capabilities include: Advanced Analytics; System Engineering and Safety Analysis; Strategy, Policy and Compliance; Program and Acquisition Management; Software Tool Development.