Alion Wins $31M Navy Contract to Enhance Ship Design Programs with Software Development Services
Technology Solutions Company to Help NSWCCD Expand Key Software Applications that Support Navy Weapons Systems
Alion Science and Technology, an employee-owned technology solutions provider, has been awarded a $31 million contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD) to provide information technology and software development expertise in support of Navy ship design programs.
Under the five-year contract, Alion will help the NSWCCD expand its Advanced Ship and Submarine Evaluation Tool (ASSET) and enhance the center’s Leading Edge Architecture for Prototyping Systems (LEAPS) software application. NSWCCD, a major component of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), is the Navy’s center of excellence for ship design and maritime technology.
“We will develop standardized tools and processes for ship design, which can help the Navy realize a reduction in time and cost to transition these designs into their next stages,” said Kenneth Siegman, Alion Senior Vice President and Manager of the JJMA Maritime and Industrial Engineering Group. “Our work includes providing integrated design environments technical support, early state design tools software and engineering support and product data acquisition and integration methods support. We are excited to have been chosen to support the Navy in such a critical area.”
ASSET software is used to help the Navy evaluate ship design feasibility. LEAPS is an integrated modeling and simulation environment.
Subcontractors under Alion include AMSEC, The Columbia Group, BMT Designers & Planners, CSC Advanced Marine Center, ICI Services and Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). The work will be performed primarily in Carderock, MD, and the period of performance runs until Aug. 6, 2013.
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