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Ship Modernization Services

Providing integration, installation, repair, and testing services for new and upgraded systems/equipment for DOD/DHS and commercial shipyards/clients worldwide.

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Ship Modernization Services

Who We Are

The Systems Integration and Installation Business Unit provides comprehensive support for mission-critical communications and IT systems used by military, intelligence, and Federal civilian government clients. Under this unit and in support of the warfighter, we provide our clients quality hardware and software integration and responsive dependable sustainment services. Our expertise and confidence to deliver, gives our clients the flexibility to remain safe and effective in their critical roles supporting our nation.

An important branch of the Systems Integration and Installation Business Unit is the Ship Modernization Services team. This team provides integration, installation, repair, and testing services for new and upgraded systems/equipment for DOD/DHS and commercial shipyards/clients worldwide. This team is also referred to as the Alteration Installation Team (AIT).

ShipMod Capabilities

Serco’s 800+ Alteration Installation Team (AIT) workforce is located in all the major fleet concentration areas. From equipment installation and removal to hardware and integration testing, our AIT crew provides our customers with rapid, high quality, and low-cost support services.  

SI2 Installation Services

Serco provides installation services for SI2 modernization on ships, submarines, and shore facilities for the Navy and Coast Guard on the Global Installation Contract for SPAWAR. These services include:

  • Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES)
  • Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT)
  • Commercial Broadband Satellite Program (CBSP)
  • Ship’s Signal Exploitation Equipment (SSEE)
  • Automated Digital Network System (ADNS)

Gun Weapon Systems (GWS) Services

Serco provides technical and support services for the installation of various Gun Weapon Systems to include: Close-In Weapon System (CIWS), SEARAM Anti-Missile Defense System, and the MK 38 – 25 MM Machine Gun System. These services include:

  • Fabrication, Assembly, Install and Test of Ship Alterations, Ship Change Documents, and Ordnance Alterations
  • Material, Project and HAZMAT Management
  • Hardware Shipment and Production Facilities

Combat Systems Services

Serco provides technical and installation services to accomplish electrical, mechanical, and structural alterations in support of Aegis Cruiser/ Destroyer Modernizations. These services include:

  • Turn-Key MARCOM/SHINCOM installations, including structural and hot works requirements, project management, electronic installation, and system testing
  • Installation of terminal jack boxes, ISDN phones, speakers, ISDN drop boxes, secure phones, COTS phones, ruggedized phones, equipment racks and foundations

Hull, Mechanical and Electrical (HM&E) Services

Serco provides technical and repair services for installation/modification of HM&E and deploys technologies which improve availability, reliability, ship mission readiness, and workload requirements for machinery systems and components. These services include:

  • Structural, Piping and Electrical Fabrication and Installation
  • Welding (Hull, Structural, Pipe)
  • Engineering Design and Integration

Where You Can Find Us

  • Chesapeake, VA
  • San Diego, CA
  • Chula Vista, CA
  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • Patuxent River, MD
  • Mayport, FL
  • Charleston, SC
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Pearl Harbor, HI
  • Japan
  • Guam
  • Kuwait
  • Afghanistan


  • Marine Electrician
  • Shipyard Laborer
  • Electrical Tradesman
  • Shipboard Installation Specialist
  • Mechanical Assembler
  • Marine Welder
  • Sheet Metal Mechanic
  • Painter