Navy extends Alion contract for carrier work

The Navy has exercised an option year on a contract with Alion Science and Technology for the company to provide a wide range of services in support of the Program Executive Office for Aircraft Carriers. The option year has a value of $11 million.

The initial contract awarded in October 2003 was worth $125 million and included option years that could extend the contract through December 2015.

Under the terms of the contract, Alion is providing business and finance, engineering, logistics, integrated warfare systems and program management support to the aircraft carrier program office for the CVN-77, Nimitz-class new construction, refueling and complex overhaul activities, CVN-21 program, the effort to design the 21st-century aircraft carrier and other programs.

The work is being carried out at the Washington Navy Yard. There are 14 subcontractors working under Alion on the contract: AMSEC/SAIC, Bearing Point, The Columbia Group, Gryphon Technologies, Imagine One, L3GSI, LSA, Perot Systems, The Sigmon Group, Systems Planning and Analysis, Systems Technology Forum, Tech-Marine, Tecolote Research, and Virginia's Philpott Manufacturing Extension Partnership.

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