Navy, Alion team on training systems upgrade

Alion Science and Technology has won a $63 million contract award from the Navy Warfare Development Command to enhance the service's training systems, company officials said Oct. 23.

The company will provide a wide range of technical services in support of the Software, Networks, Information, Modeling and Simulation program, the company said. Specific services covered are modeling and simulation, software development, system architecture, training systems integration, network engineering, and research and development. 

The goal is to furnish realistic training of naval forces through synthetic training, they said. The program helps warfare commanders synchronize their training in real-world scenarios.

The contract runs through September 27, 2015.

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