MCLEAN, Va. — Alion Science and Technology has been awarded a task order totaling $75 million to support Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Pacific, the company announced in a release.
The contract supports a technical focus of Combat Vehicle Command, Control, Communication, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) On-the-Move (OTM) Systems for the Joint Warfighter.
The Alion team will support the U.S. Marine Corps and Army programs for C4ISR-OTM at NIWC Pacific to ensure interoperability and commonality of functions between systems and upgrades. This includes the advancement of joint and coalition force capabilities by helping to provide OTM satellite communications technology that gives weapon system platforms on the battlefield reliable, worldwide connectivity to the Joint Information Environment.
Alion will provide technical expertise to develop operational concepts for OTM satellite communications across multiple weapon system platforms, to include tactical vehicles. Focus will be on systems engineering and providing the technology expertise required to evaluate, design and test and implement advanced hardware and software components for the C4ISR-OTM.
“Alion has supported this customer since 2009. Being able to provide continued access to the team that built the NOTM [Networking On-the-Move] system and the OEMs for the individual components allows for uninterrupted advancement of C4ISR technologies,” said Tim Lawrence, Alion senior vice president.