|[July 02, 2014]
Alion Awarded $24M Naval Contract to Support Virtual Training for Anti-Submarine Warfare
MCLEAN, Va. --(Business Wire)--
Science and Technology, a global engineering, technology and
operational solutions company, has been awarded a $24 million contract
by the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) to
design, build and maintain Live, Virtual, Constructive Modeling and
Simulation (LVCMS) Anti-Submarine Warfare Virtual At-Sea Training (ASW
VAST) and simulation systems.
Alion will further develop and maintain existing ASW VAST training and
simulation systems and will also design and develop new systems that
utilize evolving LVC technologies. The systems are small footprint,
easily deployable, computer-based trainers that support integrated and
coordinated ASW tactical training, as well as Anti-Access Area-Denial
and cyber warfare training.
"Under this five-year contract, Alion will continue to the deliver
innovative training solutions as we did under the LVCMS ASW VAST's
predecessor contract, the Mission Rehearsal Tactical Team Trainer,"
explained Terri Spoonhour, Alion Senior Vice President and Distributed
Simulation Group Manager. "We are excited to assist the Navy in
developing low-cost, high-fidelity training systems, solutions that are
designed to support integrated training for both tactical and
Alion is an incumbent contractor and has been a principal developer and
integrator of most of the ASW VAST family of systems since their
inception, including the P-3
Aircrew Tactical Team Trainer (PACT3), the Virtual
Maintenance Performance Aid (VMPA) and the Common
Distributed Mission Training Station (CDMTS).
NAWCTSD, Orlando, Fla., provides complete training solutions, including
requirements analysis, design, development and full life-cycle support.
About Alion Science and Technology
Science and Technology delivers advanced engineering, IT and
operational solutions to strengthen national security and drive business
results. For customers in defense, civilian government and commercial
industries, Alion's engineered solutions support smarter decision-making
and enhanced readiness in rapidly-changing environments. Alion brings
expertise and experience to multiple business areas: Naval Architecture
and Marine Engineering; Systems Analysis, Design and Engineering; and
Modeling, Simulation, Training and Analysis. Building on over 75 years
of innovation, Alion turns obstacles into opportunities to help
customers achieve their missions. Alion employee-owners are located at
offices, customer sites and laboratories worldwide. For more
information, visit www.alionscience.com.
This press release contains information about management's view of
Alion's future expectations, plans and prospects that constitute
forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor provisions
under The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual
results may differ materially from those indicated by these
forward-looking statements as a result of a variety of risk factors and
uncertainties discussed in documents periodically filed by Alion with
the SEC (News - Alert). Due to such uncertainties and risks, readers are
cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking
statements, which speak only as of the date hereof.
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