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Overview

staffThe critical challenge that strategic systems pose for government decision makers is ensuring that these vital systems perform as intended. APL’s activities in this area are concentrated in the Strategic Systems Mission Area (SSMA). The SSMA has made critical contributions to the Navy’s Fleet Ballistic Missile system program for more than 50 years. The SSMA is rising to the challenge of redefining strategic systems from the legacy nuclear mission to a broad set of responses to current and future national security challenges.

Our track record demonstrates unequaled expertise in system development, testing, and evaluation. We are applying that knowledge to the newly expanded roles of strategic systems in Department of Defense (DoD) transformation. In a dynamic and difficult security environment, APL is leading the pursuit for new strategic solutions.

For more information, please contact Dr. Larry Strawser, Strategic Systems Mission Area Executive.