Alion Wins $200M Navy Award to Support U.S. Navy with Weapon Systems Program Management and Acquisition
Technology Solutions Company to Provide Professional Support for Ship Combat Systems
McLean, VA – March 17, 2011 – Alion Science and Technology, an employee-owned technology solutions company, has been awarded a $200 million delivery order to provide professional support services to the Navy Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS).
Awarded under the NAVSEA SeaPort Enhanced contract, Alion will perform project management, financial management, foreign military sales services, acquisition management and configuration management for combat systems that are under the cognizance of PEO IWS 1, 4, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12 and 14. This includes support in the acquisition, production and delivery of combat systems such as the Aegis Weapon System and the Ship Self Defense System; and support for the development and integration of combat systems for a variety of ship classes including Aircraft Carriers, DDG 1000, Amphibious, Littoral Combatant Ship and Coast Guard ships.
"Alion looks forward to continuing our support to PEO IWS in the acquisition of combat systems for surface combatants for the U.S. Navy and its allies," said Vice Admiral Scott Fry (USN, Ret.), Alion Senior Vice President and Manager of the Engineering and Integration Solutions Sector. "Our thorough knowledge of surface combatant requirements will help PEO IWS to meet its mission of providing integrated combat systems to the fleet."
The period of performance runs until February 18, 2016. Alion’s partners are Apextech, BAE, Delta, Gryphon, Herren Associates, ICI, Kratos/DTI, MEI, Northrop Grumman, SCI, SEG, SI, SYS, TMB, TSC and VT Group.
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