Alion picks up $183M AF contract mod for acquisition assistance

The Air Force has awarded a three-year, $183 million contract modification to Alion Science and Technology to furnish lifecycle acquisition support to the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition and the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Management Office, the company said Feb. 26.

The work will allow for greater continuity across the spectrum of Air Force and F-35 acquisition operations, the company said.
Under the contract modification, McLean, Va.-based Alion will supply requirements analysis, acquisition strategy and program execution support under the Secretary of the Air Force Technical and Analytical Support contract, the company said. This support ranges from database and enterprise architecture development to modeling and simulation and test and evaluation support to complement Air Force expertise.
The work supports weapons systems, including the KC-46, C-17, F-22, F-35, Small Diameter Bomb, the Global Hawk and the Predator unmanned aerial vehicle. The SAFTAS Team also provides technical and architectural support to help the Air Force CIO develop an acquisition enterprise architecture.

The contract expires December 31, 2015.

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