Alion Science and Technology received a $ 72 million mission order with a 60 month performance period for Endurance UAS (EUAS), Tactical UAS (TUAS), Soldier UAS (SUAS) and Control and Command Effects (C2E) for the Army Program Executive Office (PEO) Aviation (AVN), Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Office (UASPO). Alion was awarded this contract under the Department of Defense Information Analysis Center (DoD IAC) Multi-Award Contract (MAC). These DoD IAC MAC task orders are assigned by the 774th Enterprise Sourcing Squadron of the US Air Force.
“Support includes aircraft survivability, reverse engineering, prototype development, cybersecurity and training, as well as modification and integration of the entire system to successfully deliver products for the benefit of the UASPO, ”said Terri Walker-Spoonhour, Senior Vice President of Alion Operations and Interim General Manager. of the Cyber and Electronic Warfare group. “Our systematic approach accelerates planning and execution, allowing us to deliver results quickly and efficiently against pressing business needs. We look forward to supporting the Army PEO Aviation UASPO.
Alion will conduct research, analysis, business studies and testing to provide recommendations and plans for development, integration, management and technical support for programs, projects, systems, subsystems, components and equipment UAS Support to enable PEO AVN (PM) program managers to expand capacity, increase availability, improve reliability and reduce support costs for UAS programs. Emphasis will be placed on airworthiness; data interoperability; Information Assurance (AI); material interchangeability; testing and evaluation; maintenance management; data analysis; management of obsolescence; and systems engineering practices. This will include performing Reliability, Maintainability, Quality, Support and Interoperability (RMQSI) analyzes and strategy development, as well as analysis and recommendation of solutions for logistics, testing, independent verification and validation (IV&V), life cycle and cost issues to refine and improve sustainability initiatives.
ABOUT THE DOD IAC PROGRAM
The DoD IAC program operates as part of the Defense Technical Information Center and provides technical data management and research support for DoD and Federal government users. Established in the 1940s, the IAC program serves DoD (S&T) science and technology communities and acquisition communities that drive innovation and technological developments by enhancing collaboration through integrated development and dissemination of information. science and technology for DoD and the broader S&T community.
ABOUT ALION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
Solving some of our nation’s most complex national security challenges, Alion works alongside our defense and intelligence communities as we design and deliver advanced engineering solutions to meet current and future demands. We go beyond the superficial and delve deep into the root of engineering complexities and bring innovation to reality. With global industrial expertise in Big Data, Analytics and Cyber Security; Artificial intelligence and machine learning; Live, virtual and constructive solutions; Electronic warfare and C5ISR; and rapid prototyping and manufacturing, Alion ensures mission success where and when it matters most. To learn more, visit www.alionscience.com.