Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Contract: Alion, $49.9M

Alion Science and Technology Corp., Burr Ridge, Ill., has been awarded a $49,928,409 cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order (0084) to previously awarded contract FA4600-06-D-0003 for the F-35 Lightning II program. The contractor will provide the application of materials, manufacturing and testing to increase supportability, survivability, producibility and affordability of the program. They also will develop, implement and enhance the analytical capabilities necessary to evaluate system performance, perform root cause analyses and identify failure modes or other support system deficiencies of components and end items modified through the application of advanced material, manufacturing and testing technology. Work will be performed at Arlington, Va., and Rome, N.Y., and is expected to be completed by Dec. 29, 2016. Fiscal 2014 Navy aircraft procurement funds in the amount of $13,100,000 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Installation Contracting Agency, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 09/24/14)