MCLEAN, Va.--()--To support enhanced modeling and simulation (M&S) services for the Department of Defense (DoD), Alion Science and Technology, a global engineering, R&D, IT and operational solutions company, will provide the DoD Modeling and Simulation Coordination Office (M&SCO) with strategic planning and technical support across a spectrum of tasks under a $10.6 million contract. Such tasks include strategic outreach, modernization of information systems, high-level architecture (HLA) compliance testing and M&S education.
“By providing M&SCO with greater ability to promote interoperability and reuse of solutions within the DoD community, Alion’s modeling and simulation work can help save costs and advance the DoD’s M&S strategic vision and goals”
As M&SCO supports the DoD community with M&S products and technical services, Alion’s work will deliver relevant solutions that provide improved capabilities for DoD operations. This includes technical efforts to improve compliance with M&S standards; determine the return on investment of M&S services; enhance M&S verification, validation and accreditation; coordinate international M&S technical developments; and advance the visibility of M&S information.
“By providing M&SCO with greater ability to promote interoperability and reuse of solutions within the DoD community, Alion’s modeling and simulation work can help save costs and advance the DoD’s M&S strategic vision and goals,” said Terri Spoonhour, Group Senior Vice President and Manager of the Distributed Simulation Group.
The period of performance runs through September 24, 2015.
About Alion Science and Technology
Alion 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 Alion online at www.alionscience.com.
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