Alion Awarded Contract Potentially Worth $47 Million to Support Army Battle Command Directorate
McLean, VA – September 10, 2007 – The Army Battle Command Directorate has awarded Alion Science and Technology a contract valued at up to $47 million to support the command with analytic, engineering, programmatic and scientific subject matter expertise.
The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity support services contract runs for a base year with four, one-year options. The work begins this month and will run through July 2012, if all options are exercised.
Alion will provide expertise to support statutory, regulatory and policy functions and tasks assigned to the Army G-37 Battle Command Directorate. The work includes modeling and simulation management, education and training support, software blocking management and monitoring of the Central Technical Support Facility at Fort Hood, Texas. The facility tests, manages and supports communications systems that are being deployed in theater.
“Alion’s solutions give Army Battle Command customers the confidence to present sound recommendations to Army leadership that enable rapid decisions and effective solutions,” said Timer Keenan, Alion Senior Vice President and Manager of the Strategic Operations Group. “We get better equipment out to the soldier faster and with more reliable software.”
Alion has supported the Army Battle Command Directorate since 1996.
The Army Battle Command Directorate is responsible for integrating, synchronizing and standardizing battle command and modeling and simulation programs across the Army and ensuring battle command and modeling and simulation processes are consistent with joint processes.
Alion’s subcontractors under the contract include SAIC, JB&A, Craig Technical Consulting, Professional Solutions and SSB, Inc.
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