February 22, 2022 | Alexandria, VA
In a career spanning more than 33 years with the Department of Navy Strategic Systems Program (SSP) culminating with his assignment as the Chief Engineer, Mr. Landau had direct responsibility for weapon system engineering, top-level specifications and requirements, technical policies and disciplines, risk acceptance, and system authorization and safety. In addition, Mr. Landau was responsible for program execution under the United States–United Kingdom Polaris Sales Agreement. Named to the Senior Executive Service in 2005, Mr. Landau oversaw Emerging Missions and Payload Integration business lines. In 2009, Mr. Landau began managing all SSP activities to design a Common Missile Compartment with the United Kingdom and to integrate the Trident II (D5) Strategic Weapons System into the COLUMBIA SSBN construction program.
In his new position with SPA, Mr. Landau will focus on enhancing SPA’s portfolio supporting the Navy’s undersea community and national nuclear deterrent programs.
“Steve Landau brings extraordinary depth of experience, technical expertise, and customer understanding, strengthening our high quality services,” commented Dr. William Vantine, SPA President and CEO. “We’re excited to welcome him as SPA continues its 50-year history of dedicated support to the Navy’s undersea community and its mission of global security.”
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