Hepburn and Sons LLC serves as the trusted advisors to the American maritime industry. Our passion is for naval engineering. Our President/CEO, a retired Navy Captain, Rick Hepburn is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in several states. He served as Supervisor of Shipbuilding in Bath, Maine, as the Chief Naval Architect for combatant ships (NAVSEA 05D) and is a recognized expert on dry dock construction and operations, as well as ship repairs.
Our technical expertise spans a variety of engineering disciplines including mechanical, electrical, nuclear, systems, information technology and cybersecurity, missile defense, material science, naval architecture, and naval engineering. Our strengths include program management, electromagnetic pulse (EMP), and warfare and combat systems support to customers including the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), the Surface Combat Systems Center (SCSC) Wallops Island, the Office of Naval Research (ONR), and the Electric Ships Program Office (PMS 320). We offer Fortune 500 firms technical analysis, quality, life cycle cost estimating, proposal preparation, business development, marketing, and capture management.