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Innovative Productivity, Inc. (IPI) and Team Alion Capture NAVSEA SeaPort Enhanced Multiple Award Contract

Contract is valued at up to $33B; IPI Contributes Capabilities in Engineering and Technology as Member of Alion-Led Team

Louisville, KY: Innovative Productivity, Inc. (IPI), an independent research and development organization, has been selected by the US Navy’s Naval Sea Systems Command as part of a team to provide integrated support for surface and undersea warfare. The contract has a potential value of $33 Billion dollars over its 5 year base period and two 5 years option periods. IPI is on a team led by Alion Science and Technology of McLean, VA.

The SeaPort Enhanced Multiple Award Contract becomes effective April 5, 2004. The team will compete to provide support in 21 functional areas. IPI’s expertise in technology services will allow them to propose solutions for a specific Navy system. The Alion team won the opportunity to provide services to the eight Naval Surface Warfare Centers (NSWC) and Naval Undersea Warfare Centers (NUWC), located across the US.

“IPI has provided NAVSEA with services for many years. Our experience and excellent track record will allow us to deliver high-value solutions that will help the Navy achieve its mission,” said Ray Zavada, president of IPI.

Under the contract, IPI will bid to provide services and technologies to support the following types of programs and projects:

  • Research & Development
  • Engineering, System Engineering & Process Engineering
  • Software Engineering, Development, Programming & Network
  • Quality Assurance (QA)
  • Information System (IS) Development, Information Assurance (IA) & Information Technology (IT)
  • Training
  • In-Service Engineering, Fleet Introduction, Installation and Checkout

About Innovative Productivity, Inc.

Innovative Productivity, Incorporated (IPI), a Kentucky 501(c) (3), Kentucky Corporation, operates the McConnell Technology & Training Center and the National Surface Treatment Center for the U. S. Navy. IPI finds and investigates new technologies which may have applications in the government, military and private sectors; as well as, inserting these technologies and innovations into Navy ships to resolve perennial fleet maintenance problems, and implementing solutions to Navy and commercial surface coating and corrosion problems. is a one-stop resource for coatings information, technology, products and training. Additionally, IPI has an extensive array of outreach programs with state and local community resources in Kentucky and Indiana, including small business development centers, regional technical training centers, government agencies, universities and technical schools, various trade and professional associations.

About Alion

Alion Science and Technology is an employee-owned research and development company providing technology services to the Department of Defense, other government agencies, and commercial customers. Building on more than 67 years of experience, Alion employee-owners are experts in wireless communication, defense operational support, industrial solutions, nuclear engineering, chemical technology, explosive science, information technology, and transport technology. Based in McLean, Virginia, Alion has more than 1,700 employees at major offices, customer sites and laboratories worldwide. For more information, call 877.771.6252 or visit Alion online at