Alion Wins $59M Contract to Support Navy Weapon System R&D; Katie Selbe Quoted

Alion Wins $59M Contract to Support Navy Weapon System R&D; Katie Selbe Quoted
Katie Selbe SVP and GM Alion CNS Group

Alion Science and Technology has been awarded a $59 million contract to implement advanced threats for weapon system research and development for the Navy Warfare Development Command (NWDC) Red Cell, information operations cell and electromagnetic maneuver warfare cell, the company announced Tuesday.

“Alion’s strong past performance features a team of proven performers with a deep understanding of the technical work, which enables the team to continue delivering critical solutions for NWDC,” said Katie Selbe, senior vice president and general manager of Alion’s cyber network solutions group. 

Under the contract, Alion will provide engineering research, analysis, requirements identification, planning, scheduling and software and concept development to enhance the scope and fidelity of weapons systems representations. Alion will focus its efforts specifically in the areas of advanced Electromagnetic Spectrum (EMS)-dependent, IRC-related weapons systems and OPFOR platforms. 

The company will support wargaming exercises and experimentation for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems and Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) systems. 

“With a dedicated full-time team, Alion will continue delivering ideas for warfighters through analysis and development of innovative solutions for operational challenges,” added Selbe.

The contract was awarded under the Department of Defense (DoD) Information Analysis Center's (IAC) multiple-award contract (MAC) vehicle. DoD IAC has allowed for competition at the task order (TO) level.

About Alion Science and Technology

Solving our nation’s most complex national security challenges, Alion works side-by-side with our defense and intelligence communities as we design and deliver advanced engineering solutions to meet current and future demands.  

We go beyond the superficial and dive deep into the root of the engineering complexities, and bring innovation to reality. With global industry expertise in Big Data, Analytics and Cyber Security; Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning; Live, Virtual, and Constructive Training; Electronic Warfare and C5ISR; and Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing, Alion delivers mission success where and when it matters most.

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