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Alion is on the Rise

Alion has recently won several significant contracts. On Wednesday, Alion announced that it been awarded a subcontract worth nearly $9 million to provide alion1engineering and technical services to the U.S. Army Communications Electronics Command (CECOM) at Ft. Monmouth, N.J. in support of the Network Planning Terminal (NPT). During the three-year contract, Alion will supply life cycle software support for Mission Critical Defense Systems, help transition programs into Web-based applications, and provide software engineering development services to address issues such as limited spectrum resources and interference.

Sue Archer - Alion

“Alion is helping transform many NPT functions into Web services. As a result, battlefield network managers using NPT can effectively reduce the time needed to achieve an operational communications network, optimize spectrum usage and minimize interference, ” said Sue Archer, Alion Senior Vice President and Manager of the Operational Solutions Group. “Our experts in electromagnetic environmental effects (E3) will continue to help NPT software stay current for engineering, soldier training, tactical communications planning and worldwide accessibility.” Read the full press release.

Sue Mendler - Alion

Additionally, it was announced on Tuesday that Alion received a contract from the Air Force worth $14.4 million. Under the terms of this contract, Alion will provide modeling and simulation strategic outreach and special R&D to the director of Defense Research and Engineering and the Modeling and Simulation Coordination Office. Read the complete story.

ExecutiveBiz recently sat down for an interview with Alion COO Stacy Mendler. Her insights are especially interesting given these recent contract wins.

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