Alion Science and Technology has won a $21.3 million task order to help the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center examine and evaluate existing and new weapons and munitions systems.
Alion engineers and analysts will work to assess and research various armament systems, munitions and ancillary tools, as well as aid in designing, developing and producing warfighter technologies, Alion said Tuesday.
Chris Amos, senior vice president and manager of Alion's technology services group, said the company aims to help Army troops counter threats and fulfill their missions.
The contract will cover research and development, engineering, evaluation and acquisition handling services for projects intended to help neutralize improvised explosive devices, build green ammunition and modernize weapons manufacturing processes.
The award comes under the Defense Technical Information Center's Weapon Systems Technology Information Analysis Center contract and the task period goes until May 12, 2015.