Impacts of Tailored Training

Impacts of Tailored Training

Training is an essential component to a strong fighting force. But just how effective is that training, and can performance outcomes be enriched by customizing training methods to the specific task? The U.S. Army Research Institute wanted hard evidence on which to...
Countering Today’s WMD Threats

Countering Today’s WMD Threats

Desiring a more comprehensive analysis and training solution to better minimize and prevent weapons of mass destruction (WMD), the Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s (DTRA) Research and Development Directorate turned to Alion. Working with DTRA, Alion engineers created...
Expanding Geospatial Capabilities

Expanding Geospatial Capabilities

Up-to-the-minute geospatial data — topographical information, terrain, roads and the effects of the weather and time of day — is a key element of battlefield intelligence. To help the Army better manage, analyze, and share geospatial data, Alion’s team worked...
True-to-Life Training for Better Prepared Forces

True-to-Life Training for Better Prepared Forces

To make training more realistic and relevant, the Navy has been expanding programs that tie virtual resources to real-world systems. This includes Fleet Synthetic Training (FST), which integrates real and simulated data to better prepare sailors and warfare commanders...