Army contracts Alion for new MPH

June 9, 2009 at 11:47 AM

MCLEAN, Va., June 9 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army has contracted Alion Science and Technology for the company to construct a Mobile Parts Hospital system to support mission critical operations.

U.S. company Alion was awarded the contract to support the Army Tank-Automotive Command, Life Cycle Management Command's Industrial Base Operations Directorate.

Under the $1.5 million task order, Alion will build a new Mobile Parts Hospital system for the Industrial Base Operations Directorate. MPHs are designed to provide deployed Army units with a mobile replacement parts fabricated facility supporting mission critical operations.

"MPH has proven to be a force multiplier by providing critically needed parts for equipment repair at the point of need," Chris Amos, Alion senior vice president and manager of the Technology Solutions Group, said in a statement.

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