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Alion to Evaluate Defense Dept Modeling, Simulation Systems; Terri Spoonhour Comments

Alion-logo_GovConWireAlion Science and Technology has won a $10.6 million contract to provide the U.S. Defense Department planning and technical support services for modeling and simulation.

The company will work with the department’s modeling and simulation coordination office to evaluate information systems and architecture through Sept. 24, 2015, Alion said.

Terri Spoonhour, group senior vice president and manager of the distributed simulation group, said the company is working with M&SCO to help the Defense Department achieve interoperability and reuse products.

The company will provide the office support for strategic outreach, systems upgrades, compliance testing and education in modeling and simulation.

Alion said it will aim to help the office achieve compliance with modeling and simulation standards and also achieve validation, accreditation and verification.

The company will also help the office with international technical developments and information visibility.

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