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WASHINGTON (May 22, 2023) - This video introduces the Sea Based Strategic Deterrence 2084 (SBSD 2084) mission at Strategic Systems Programs (SSP),...
Sustain the D5/D5LE Strategic Weapons System and ensure Nuclear Weapons Surety on the OHIO Class SSBN and in supporting shore facilities through 2042 while providing Naval Nuclear Weapons Program Technical Authority for NW systems and Regulatory Oversight of the Navy Nuclear Deterrence Mission (NNDM). SSP will re-host and sustain the D5LE SWS onto the initial COLUMBIA and UK DREADNOUGHT SSBNs.
Develop the COLUMBIA and UK DREADNOUGHT Strategic Weapons System and advanced weapon capabilities in the TRIDENT II D5LE2 missile and W93/Mk7 warhead and reentry body assembly. Simultaneously, SSP will develop and deliver the U.S. Navy’s non-nuclear Conventional Prompt Strike Hypersonic Missile capability to fill a critical deterrence gap in our full spectrum of deterrence.
Safeguard the special relationship between the U.S. and United Kingdom (UK) through the Polaris Sales Agreement (PSA) and Mutual Defense Agreement (MDA), benefitting both nations and supporting the UK’s Continuous At Sea Deterrence (CASD).
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