Alion to support Army LandWarNet program

Nov. 10, 2009 at 12:25 PM

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army has selected Alion Science and Technology to provide the LandWarNet and Battle Command Directorate with technical engineering services.

U.S. company Alion was contracted to help the Army evolve future LandWarNet initiatives and provide its subject matter expertise to ensure LandWarNet and battle command capabilities.

Under the $3.1 million task order, Alion will provide analysis, technical support and project management among other strategic planning support services as part of the LandWarNet program.

"The quality of the information available to decision makers is absolutely critical to the success of any mission," Timer Keenan, Alion senior vice president and manager of the strategic operations group, said in a statement.

"Alion will help the LandWarNet and Battle Command Directorate prioritize and assess architectures, make material fielding strategy improvements, optimize fiscal resources to support capability synchronization and provide program management recommendations."

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