© General | March 28, 2016
Sypris to develop missile electronic encryption device
Sypris to develop a Missile Electronic Encryption Device (MEED) system for Science Applications International Corp.
Sypris Electronics, a subsidiary of Sypris Solutions, has received a – USD 5.1 million – subcontract award from Science Applications International Corp. to be responsible for the design and development of a modernized MEED for use in controlling access to US land-based intercontinental ballistic missile silos. While SAIC will lead the program management process, Sypris Electronics will provide technical and NSA certification leadership. The 22-month program includes design, development, documentation, integration, testing, certification, training, maintenance, and logistics of a modernized MEED device. Debra Delise, Vice President of Engineering and Business Unit Lead for Information Security Solutions commented, “Sypris’ experience and history in producing legacy devices and developing high assurance security solutions positions us well to provide the modernized MEED. Sypris is excited to be working with SAIC and the United States Air Force to deliver a next generation system that secures a very critical component of our nation’s defenses.”