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.
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, , ICI Services and Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). The work will be performed primarily in , and the period of performance runs until Aug. 6, 2013.