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Ship Modernization

Serco provides comprehensive support for mission-critical shipboard self-defense, communications, drone, and IT systems. From design to installation and maintenance, Serco covers the full technology lifecycle for C5ISR systems aboard ships, boats, and submarines. 

We have earned a reputation for being a reliable partner for large-scale, complex ship modernization programs, working in some of the most demanding environments from nuclear aircraft carriers to submarines.

Serco is known for deep domain knowledge, ability to handle large scale projects, and exceptional customer focus. Our flat organizational structure and hardware agnostic approach makes Serco a best value partner for the affordable upgrade and maintenance of afloat assets in today’s budget constrained fiscal environment.

Our ship modernization services encompass integration, installation, repair, and testing services for new or upgraded systems and equipment for DoD/DHS and commercial shipyards worldwide. We have the expertise, people, and scalable management systems to upgrade and modernize advanced C5ISR systems at locations across the globe.

We partner with U.S. Navy and the Coast Guard operational units afloat and ashore to tailor modernization projects to specific technical and operational mission needs, to ensure delivery schedules are met with minimal disruption and operational downtime.

With a deep bench of experienced personnel and the ability to mobilize technical teams at ports and bases around the world, we provide systems integration, installation, repair, and testing for mission-critical systems, providing the Navy and Coast Guard with the latest technology.

Key Facts

  • Major ship alterations include AEGIS Baseline 9 (AB-9), Automated Digital Network System (ADNS), Close-in Weapons System (CIWS), Common Submarine Radio Room (CSRR), Consolidated Afloat Network Enterprise Services (CANES), Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT), Ship’s Signals Exploitation Equipment (SSEE), and Fire Scout UAV.
  • Our Quality Management System is ISO certified and fulfills management system requirements stated in NAVSEA standard item 009-04‎. 
  • Our Operating Procedure and Work Instructions are tailored to support the NAVSEA standards, MIL STDS, OSHA requirements, technical specifications for Alteration Installation Teams (AITs) (Manual TS 9090-310), Joint Fleet Maintenance Manual, Tag Out User manual, and all supporting reference documentation as applicable to contract requirements.