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Alion Awarded $634M Army Contract to Support New Technologies for Ground Vehicles


September 17, 2015
By Business Wire News

MCLEAN, Va.

Researching and developing new technologies to ensure military ground systems can perform at optimum levels and meet emerging threats is an ongoing challenge. To assist, Alion Science and Technology, a global engineering, technology and operational solutions company, has been named an awardee of a $634 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract by the Army’s Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM).

Under the contract, Alion will provide research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) services to include: test planning, systems engineering and integration, modeling and simulation, technology development, design for survivability engineering and human factors engineering. Work performed will assist TACOM organizations, including the Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), Program Executive Offices for Combat Support & Combat Service Support and Ground Combat Systems, Integrated Logistics Support Center and Program Manager Light Armored Vehicles.

“The multi-faceted challenges of current and emerging threats, diverse operating environments and evolving technical standards require a flexible, agile approach to R&D and engineering,” said Chris Amos, Alion Senior Vice President and Manager of the Technology Solutions Group. “Alion’s long history and experience identifying, developing and delivering ground systems solutions will allow us to help the Army fulfill its mission needs rapidly and cost-effectively.”

About Alion Science and Technology

Alion Science and Technology Corporation delivers advanced engineering, IT and operational solutions to strengthen national security and drive business results. For customers in defense, civilian government and commercial industries, Alion’s engineered solutions support smarter decision-making and enhanced readiness in rapidly-changing environments. Alion brings expertise and experience to multiple business areas: Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering; Systems Analysis, Design and Engineering; and Modeling, Simulation, Training and Analysis. Building on over 75 years of innovation, Alion turns obstacles into opportunities to help customers achieve their missions. Alion employees are located at offices, customer sites and laboratories worldwide. For more information, visit www.alionscience.com.

Alion Science and Technology Corporation
Peter J. Jacobs, 703-269-3473
pjacobs@alionscience.com