Alion Awarded Navy Warfare Development Command Contract Valued at $63M to Enhance Naval Training Systems

Technology Solutions Firm to Use M&S and R&D Expertise to Simulate Global, Real-World Military Threat Scenarios

McLean, VA – October 22, 2012 – To continue its support at Navy Warfare Development Command (NWDC), Alion Science and Technology, a global engineering, R&D, IT and operational solutions company, has been awarded a $63M competitive award on the Software, Networks, Information, Modeling and Simulation (SNIM) indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract. The period of performance runs through September 27, 2015.

Alion has been providing M&S technical support at NWDC in the areas of software development, systems integration, analysis and event support through technologies including Joint Semi-Automated Forces, Joint Simulation Bus and various C4I systems for many years. With this award, Alion will continue its support of the Navy Continuous Training Environment (NCTE) and provide critical modeling and simulation (M&S) software development, NCTE architecture, training systems integration, network engineering, and research and development for Fleet Synthetic Training (FST) and Joint/Fleet experimentation at NWDC.

“Under this contract, Alion’s technical and subject matter experts will continue their support and commitment toward NWDC’s goal of providing realistic training of Naval forces through FST events,” said Terri Spoonhour, Alion Senior Vice President and Manager of the Distributed Simulation Group. “We are helping to create and expand our maritime forces’ capabilities to conduct tactical through operational level synthetic events that replicate actual global scenarios."

“We are proud to be part of a highly trained and experienced technical team of professionals that supports the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) and NWDC, enabling warfare commanders to synchronize their training in real-world scenarios,” Spoonhour added.

SNIM is a contract vehicle within DTIC.

The effort is sponsored by the Defense Technical Information Center, ATTN:  DTIC-I, 8723 John J. Kingman Rd., Ste 0944, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6218.
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