Alion Science and Technology Corporation of Chicago, Illinois, is being awarded two contracts. The first is a $28,028,060 cost plus fixed fee, indefinite delivery, requirements contract to develop, implement, improve and execute new and existing methods and practices in systems architecting, systems engineering methodologies and tools, systems integration. Alion will also develop research expertise in systems engineering and architecting, and provide engineering research, testing, development, information analysis and expertise in all aspects of program coordination and guidance process for Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center directorates. The second is a $24,196,434 cost plus, fixed fee, indefinite delivery, requirements contract to collect, integrate, test, field and sustain promising communication technologies and capabilities that support SSC Pacific United States Marine Corp's command control communication on-the-move for Mine Resistant Ambush Protected combat vehicles and other joint service systems such as Command and Control Personal Computing, Command Post of the Future, and Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data Systems. The contracting activity for both is ESG/PKS, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.