MCLEAN, Va.--To ensure readiness of the fleet, the U.S. Navy must efficiently manage the design, construction, outfitting and testing of its largest class of warships, DDG 51. As part of this effort, the Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Alion Science and Technology, a global engineering, technology and operational solutions company, a $145 million, 5-year contract. Under this contract, the Alion team will provide expertise in Ship Production Planning and Engineering; Systems Engineering; Combat Systems Test Engineering; Post Delivery Planning; Engineering Services; Configuration and Data Management; and Logistic Support.
“With more than 60 active DDG 51class ships and 14 more currently under contract, the DDG 51 Class is an important part of the Navy’s fleet strategy,” explained John Carty, Alion Senior Vice President and Group Manager. “Alion has been a large contributor to the DDG 51 design and flight upgrade efforts since the program’s inception, and we are excited to continue supporting the team.”
Tasks under the contract will be accomplished in Washington, DC; Bath, ME; and Pascagoula, MS.
About Alion Science and Technology
Alion Science and Technology Corporation delivers advanced engineering, IT and operational solutions to strengthen national security and drive business results. For customers in defense, civilian government and commercial industries, Alion’s engineered solutions support smarter decision-making and enhanced readiness in rapidly-changing environments. Alion brings expertise and experience to multiple business areas: Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering; Systems Analysis, Design and Engineering; and Modeling, Simulation, Training and Analysis. Building on 80 years of innovation, Alion turns obstacles into opportunities to help customers achieve their missions. Alion employees are located at offices, customer sites and laboratories worldwide. For more information, visit www.alionscience.com.