To ensure adequate spectrum access in support of national security priorities without disrupting operations, testing and training, the Air Force Spectrum Management Office (AFSMO) has awarded Alion Science and Technology, a global engineering, technology and operational solutions company, a USD 15 million, 5-year contract to meet this need.
Under the contract, Alion will assist AFSMO with its global mission to provide spectrum management, including strategic planning and policy recommendations, satellite coordination, and spectrum reallocation. Alion will also conduct research and technical analyses to determine the feasibility of sharing spectrum with commercial wireless providers, identify new spectrum for relocation and implement transition plans for affected spectrum-dependent systems.
With more than 50 years of spectrum engineering support for the Department of Defense, Alion has a dedicated staff of spectrum engineering and subject matter experts in all areas of spectrum management, from strategic policy to technical analysis. Alion utilizes unique, state-of-the-art tools to measure, analyze and resolve spectrum conflicts.
The task order was awarded under the Defense Systems Technical Area Task Multiple Award Contract (DS TAT MAC).
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.