Navy contracts for Special Ops support

Feb. 24, 2009 at 10:56 AM

MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy has contracted Alion Science and Technology to provide the Joint and Special Operations Program with data-analysis services.

U.S. company Alion will support the Joint and Special Operations Program at Navy Crane in Indiana as part of a three-year program to enhance the asymmetrical advantage for Special Operations personnel.

Under the $3.3 million task order, Alion will provide the Joint and Special Operations Program with emerging technologies and weapons systems engineering data analysis to help improve system design.

"Navy Crane Engineering is giving our warfighters an advantage on the battlefield by developing technologically advanced weapons and equipment," Chris Amos, Alion senior vice president and manager of the technology solutions group, said in a statement.

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