MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Virginia-based Alion Science and Technology announced it has been contracted to support the Army Battle Command Directorate's G-37 Battle Command Directorate.
Alion is a technology solutions contractor for the Defense Department among others. The contract is valued at up to $47 million and will support the command's analytic, engineering, programmatic and scientific objectives.
The support services contract has a base year with four, one-year options with work beginning in September.
Responsible for integrating, synchronizing and standardizing battle command simulation programs, the Army Battle Command Directorate ensures consistency among battle command and modeling and simulation processes with joint processes.
Alion will support the Army G-37 Battle Command Directorate at the Central Technical Support Facility at Fort Hood, Texas, which tests, manages and supports communications systems for theater deployment.
“Alion’s solutions give Army Battle Command customers the confidence to present sound recommendations to Army leadership that enable rapid decisions and effective solutions,” said Timer Keenan, Alion senior vice president and manager of the strategic operations group, in a statement. “We get better equipment out to the soldier faster and with more reliable software.”
The Army Battle Command Directorate has been supported by Alion since 1996.