Air Force contracts for evaluation service

MCLEAN, Va., July 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force has contracted Alion Science and Technology to evaluate human performance factors on weapon systems used by the Air Force.

U.S. company Alion was awarded the deal from the Air Force 711th Human Performance Wing/Human Performance Integration Directorate as part of the Alion-operated Modeling and Simulation Information Analysis Center contract.


Under the $5 million contract, Alion will provide evaluate services including analyzing human abilities and readiness on the Air Force's weapon system in order to help the Air Force measure performance and improve weapon systems.

"Alion's specialized work will support the Air Force in development, application and documentation of new Human Systems Integration tools and techniques," Sue Archer, Alion Senior vice president and manager of the Operational Solutions Group, said in a statement.

"The results will help the Air Force identify how Human Systems Integration impacts weapon system capability, weapon system readiness and lifecycle costs."

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