Johnson to Lead Alion Expansion in Canada
Alion Science and Technology, an employee-owned technology solutions company, is increasing its Canadian business presence and expanding its Navy-focused design and engineering capabilities through its wholly owned subsidiary Alion Canada. With an office and pre-established relationships in Ottawa, Ontario, Alion’s growing focus centers around delivering naval architecture and marine engineering support to the Canadian Navy, Canadian Coast Guard, shipyards and integrators. Cdr. Brett J.
NCS and Alion Partner to Deliver Fuel Monitoring and Optimization Solutions
Nautical Control Solutions, LP (NCS) of Houston, TX announced the signing of a marketing agreement with McLean, Va.-based Alion Science and Technology (Alion). The agreement enables Alion to specify and add engineering value to Nautical Control Solutions' FuelTrax Suite for marine fuel monitoring and optimization. In turn, NCS will tap Alion for the company's marine engineering expertise in selected opportunities. NCS provides automated control solutions specifically designed to optimize marine performance through the patented FuelTrax technology and is continuing to develop complementary solutions. Through relationships with leaders in the marine industry…
Alion to Help Ontario Ministry of Transportation Acquire New Ferry
Alion Canada was awarded a $1.3 million contract to assist the Ministry of Transportation in Ontario, Canada, in securing a replacement ferry for the Motor Vessel (MV) Pelee Islander. First launched in 1960, the current Pelee Islander runs from Pelee Island, Ontario north to Kingsville and Learnington, and south to Sandusky, Ohio. Alion Canada will serve as the Ministry’s “owner’s expert” and provide naval architecture, marine engineering and vessel construction expertise during vessel design and construction. Under the contract, Alion Canada will provide technical oversight from design through delivery of the replacement ferry. Two ferries currently operate on the island: The Pelee Islander is the older one and carries 196 passengers and 14 vehicles.
Alion Awarded CG(X) Contract
Alion Science and Technology has been awarded a contract to support the Navy in managing the design and acquisition of the Navy's next generation Guided Missile Cruiser, CG(X). The award, a delivery order under the NAVSEA SeaPort Enhanced (SeaPort-e) contract, has a potential value of $127.8m over five years. The base year value is approximately $18.6m. CG(X) will be a surface combatant tailored for joint air and missile defense and joint air control operations providing airspace dominance and protection to Joint forces operating in the Seabase. CG(X) will replace the U.S.S. Ticonderoga, CG 47 class AEGIS cruisers and improve the Fleet's air and missile defense capabilities against advancing threats, particularly ballistic missiles. Vice Adm.
Alion Contract to Support Navy’s Public Relations
Alion Science and Technology, an employee-owned technology solutions provider, has been awarded a $97m contract to support the Chief of Navy Information Office (CHINFO) with media relations, community outreach, visual information systems, information technology support, Web site portal management and business case analysis development and assessment. CHINFO is responsible for coordinating, planning and implementing public affairs policies and programs, visual information services and community relations efforts for all naval fleet and forces. Under the contract, Alion will support evolving public affairs requirements globally. The Alion team will develop strategies and tactical plans, produce communications materials and support community outreach programs and events.
Alion, Navy Contract Valued up to $391M
Alion Science and Technology, an employee-owned technology solutions company, announced on Feb. 2, that it has been awarded a contract to support the Naval Systems Engineering Directorate (SEA 05) in providing technical and management services in all technical disciplines required to design and support the full spectrum of naval ship types. The award, a cost-plus, fixed-fee delivery order under the NAVSEA SeaPort Enhanced (SeaPort-e) contract, has a potential value of $391m over up to five years and extends Alion’s 35 years of continuous support to SEA 05. As with the recent CG(X) design and acquisition contract awarded to Alion, this delivery order calls on the fully integrated capabilities of John J.
Alion Nets $4.6M Navy Contract
Alion Awarded Navy Contract Valued at $4.6M to Analyze Naval Submarine and Surface Ship Survivability and Underwater Explosions Response. Technology Solutions Firm to Provide Engineering Support to Evaluate Fleet Survivability Under SeaPort Enhanced Contract. To help the Navy in determining the survivability and operational reliability of the fleet, Alion Science and Technology, an employee-owned technology solutions company, will analyze the effects of underwater explosions (UNDEX) on U.S. Navy platforms under a $4.6 million SeaPort Enhanced award. Alion’s team of experts will examine submarines, surface ships and associated platforms for the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division’s Survivability and Weapons Effect Department.
Alion to Acquire Certain Assets of Anteon
On Sunday, June 4, Alion Science and Technology signed an agreement to purchase certain assets of Anteon Corporation’s program management and engineering services business. This business unit of approximately 900 employees provides substantial technical and operational support to the DoD, in particular the US Navy and Air Force. It is anticipated that the acquisition will be completed by June 30, 2006. Alion’s Chairman and CEO, Bahman Atefi, said that the acquisition will provide significant benefits to Alion, the incoming employees and our customers. “With our longstanding experience supporting complex DoD programs, Alion can provide an environment in which these Anteon employees and the work they perform can thrive,” he said.
Alion Awarded Canadian Shipbuilding Contract
Alion Part of Winning Team Awarded $8 Billion Canadian Shipbuilding Contract. Technology Solutions Firm to Support Design and Engineering for Non-combat Vessels. Alion Science and Technology, an employee-owned engineering, R&D and operational solutions firm, is part of the team awarded an $8 Billion contract to construct non-combat-oriented vessels under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS). Working with team lead Seaspan Marine Corp.(www.seaspan.com), Alion will provide ship design and engineering through its wholly owned subsidiary, Alion Canada of Ottawa, Ontario. Under the contract, the team will design and construct vessels that address Canada's long-range plans for non-combatant vessels.
Alion Awarded $6.3M NAVSEA Contract
U.S. Navy ships and submarines are often subject to extreme environmental conditions and stresses, so effective testing of equipment is essential to the operation of those vessels. To support this need, Alion Science and Technology, an employee-owned technology solutions company, was awarded a three-year, $6.3m contract from the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) to identify potential improvements to shock and environmental test procedures for all Navy surface ship and submarine field organizations. Under the contract, Alion will play a key role in evaluating prototype designs and reviewing plans and procedures submitted by equipment manufacturers. Alion engineers will also provide technical assistance to the submarine force in the area of submarine weapon launchers and payloads.
Alion Nets $73M Navy Contract
Alion Awarded Navy Contract Valued at $73.2M to Support NAVSEA Programs for Maintenance and Modernization of 185 Surface Warfare Ships; Technology Solutions Firm to Oversee Logistics for Naval Ship Overhauls Worldwide. To help the U.S. Navy use capital resources wisely and extend the service life of ships, Alion Science and Technology, an employee-owned technology solutions company, will perform professional support services under a $73.2 million contract award. Alion’s team of experts will provide engineering and technical support across the Navy and with Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) headquarters. This support includes program management, engineering, logistics, training, lifecycle management and financial management for the Navy’s 185 surface ships.
Alion $10.2m Contract to Support Seabasing
The Office of Naval Research has awarded Alion Science and Technology a $10.2 million task order to develop and deliver a detailed design package for the Sea Base Connector Transformable-Craft (T-Craft) program. The cost-plus-fixed-fee task order No. 0003 was awarded on May 8. Under Phase II of the T-Craft contract, which was awarded in November 2007, Alion will develop, design and build full and partial scale models of new technologies to demonstrate their viability. These technologies supporting the T-Craft mission include skirt and lift system development, an innovative overland propulsion power distribution system and vehicle transfer technologies.
Alion Part of Navy Contract, Advanced Above Water Sensors
Alion Science and Technology, an employee-owned technology solutions company, in conjunction with fourteen other companies, was awarded a $134m contract from the Program Executive Office for Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS) to support the development and procurement of Navy above water sensors. Work under the contract will result in more efficient office and project management functions and continuity over the entire acquisition cycle. PEO IWS 2.0 is the Above Water Sensors Directorate within PEO IWS. Working with prime contractor Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc., Alion will provide support in the areas of program and financial management, engineering and test and evaluation.
Alion Awarded $43 Million to Support Navy Tests
To assist the Navy’s Commander Operational Test and Evaluation Force (COMOPTEVFOR) program with effective planning, conducting and reporting of operational test and evaluation tasks, Alion Science and Technology, a global engineering, technology and operational solutions company, has been awarded a $43 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity omnibus contract. Alion will compete for task orders to provide critical operational test and evaluation analytical support to COMOPTEVFOR. The work will range from performing acquisition system documentation reviews to developing integrated evaluation frameworks, test plans and reports across the full range of Navy programs.
Alion Awarded $47m Contract
The Army Battle Command Directorate has awarded Alion Science and Technology a contract valued at up to $47m to support the command with analytic, engineering, programmatic and scientific subject matter expertise. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity support services contract runs for a base year with four, one-year options. The work begins this month and will run through July 2012, if all options are exercised. Alion will provide expertise to support statutory, regulatory and policy functions and tasks assigned to the Army G-37 Battle Command Directorate. The work includes modeling and simulation management, education and training support, software blocking management and monitoring of the Central Technical Support Facility at Fort Hood, Texas.
Alion Acquires Micro Analysis & Design
Alion Science and Technology, a technology solutions provider for government and industry, has acquired Boulder, Col., - based Micro Analysis & Design (MA&D), provider of human factors engineering, modeling and simulation and software development. Terms of the deal, which was completed on May 19, 2006, were not disclosed. "The acquisition of MA&D enhances Alion's current capabilities in human systems integration, ship design and modeling and simulation," said Bahman Atefi, Chairman and CEO of Alion. "MA&D has been recognized for their outstanding work for the US Army and Navy as well as hospitals and industrial customers. We are looking forward to the new capabilities and technologies that they will bring to our existing skill sets," he explained.
Alion Awarded $23.1m Contract to Support COMOPTEVFOR
to support the Commander Naval Operational Test and Evaluation Force (COMOPTEVFOR). research and provide technical and analytical support for acquisition and fleet introduction decisions of naval aviation, surface, subsurface, and space systems relied on by the fleet. The contract includes a base year and four, one-year option periods, which, if exercised, would bring the total contract award to $115.5 million; the annual contract ceiling is $23.1 million. Initial work is expected to be completed by July 2008, but the contract could run until July 2012 if all options are exercised. Under the contract, work will be performed in a variety of locations in the United States with provisions for afloat and outside-of-the-continental United States locations as needed.
Alion Awarded $4.4m NOAA Contract
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) collection, analysis and dissemination of ecosystem information on the Earth’s atmosphere, oceans and seas, and land-masses is critical to public safety, protection of property, and the economic health and development of communities in the United States and globally. Under a contract valued at $4.4m, employee-owned technology solutions provider Alion Science and Technology will perform a wide range of radio frequency (RF) spectrum services for the NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service (NESDIS) Office of Radio Frequency Management (ORFM) that will help to ensure environmental data can be gathered and transmitted via satellite.
Alion $3.2m DoD Task Order
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…
Alion Ramp Makes for Safer Ship-to-Ship Transfers
The ability to readily transport personnel and equipment from one ship to another is vital to the success of many U.S. Navy operations, particularly when it comes to seabasing. But tumultuous waters and weather conditions can make the transfer process extremely difficult, placing both the crew and mission in harm’s way. Under contract of the Office of Naval Research, Alion Science and Technology began work on a solution to make the process safer, inventing the Transfer At Sea (TAS) system, an actively controlled ramp to help neutralize Mother Nature’s effects on ship to ship transfers.
Alion Names Kevin Boyle General Counsel
Alion Science and Technology, a global engineering, technology and operational solutions company, announced that Kevin Boyle has joined the company as General Counsel. Mr. Boyle’s expertise includes government contracts law and litigation, M&A, equity and debt financing, SEC compliance and intellectual property. He will support Alion’s worldwide growth strategy as well as corporate governance and ethics initiatives. Mr. Boyle was formerly General Counsel for MCR, LLC, where he established the company’s first legal department and corporate governance functions and helped navigate the company through several important legal and regulatory challenges.
Alion Awarded $169.7M Contract
Alion Science and Technology won a contract to support the Navy’s Amphibious Warfare Program Office in their efforts to satisfy both current and future Navy/Marine Corps needs for Amphibious Warfare. Alion’s efforts include supporting the acquisition and production of the Navy's LHA (R) class and their next generation connector, Ship to Shore Connector (SSC). Alion will also support the Service Life Extension Program (SLEP) of their current Connector, the Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC). The award, a delivery order under the NAVSEA SeaPort Enhanced (SeaPort-e) contract, has a potential value of $169.7 million over five years. The base year value is approximately $26.1 million.
Alion Is Awardee of DoD IACs' $ 3 bln Contract
Ensuring that the US military is supported by the most advanced, effective technologies and tools is critical to the nation’s defense. To meet this need, Alion Science and Technology, a global engineering, technology and operational solutions company, was awarded a contract valued at up to $3 billion to compete for work supporting essential technical solutions by the Department of Defense Information Analysis Centers (DoD IACs). Under the contract, Alion will compete for technical tasks that include research & development, test & evaluation and advisory services. The Defense Systems Technical Area Task Multiple Award Contract (DS TAT MAC) replaces six Information Analysis Center (IAC) contracts. The IACs were designed as central sources for specific technical knowledge and expertise.