Alion $3.2m DoD Task Order

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Alion Science and Technology was awarded a $3.2m task order to maximize the efficiency and accessibility of scientific and technical information (STI) used by the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Weapon Systems Technology Information Analysis Center (WSTIAC).

Under the three-year contract, Alion, which operates WSTIAC for the DoD, will help improve the management and use of information related to conventional and directed energy weapons systems technology. The scope of the program includes design, development, testing, evaluation, operations and maintenance of current DoD and military systems. Alion’s efforts will also focus on eliminating duplicate reports and creating and maintaining inventories of relevant knowledge, models and simulations for distribution to the government, industry, academia and approved domestic users.

WSTIAC is one of nine Information Analysis Centers (IACs) sponsored by the Defense Technical Information Center. IACs are research and analysis organizations, established by the DoD, to provide research and engineering expertise to researchers, scientists, engineers and program managers. WSTIAC develops and maintains inventories of information, experts and users associated with conventional and directed energy weapons systems technologies.

Alion Science and Technology is an employee-owned technology solutions company delivering technical expertise and operational support to the Department of Defense, civilian government agencies and commercial customers. Building on 70 years of R&D and engineering experience, Alion brings innovation and insight to multiple business areas: defense operations; modeling & simulation; wireless communication; industrial technology; chemical, biological, nuclear & environmental sciences; information technology; and naval architecture and marine engineering. Based in McLean, Va., Alion has employee-owners at major offices, customer sites and laboratories worldwide.

(www.alionscience.com)

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