Alion said it will also conduct operational tests in a combat environment within six to nine months from when the REF receives a requirement from U.S. Central Command.
“Alion's ability to identify and assess leading-edge technology is critical to closing the capability gaps faced by warfighters,“ said Chris Amos, Alion senior vice president and manager of the technology solutions group. “We will reach out to the military, industrial, academic and scientific communities to find existing and emerging solutions.“
The work was awarded as a task order under the Defense Technical Information Center's WSTIAC contract. The task order’s period of performance is through Sept. 14, 2014.