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Alion awarded $1.4M Army contract to build up affordable robotic prosthetic device Since 2003, 1,145 soldiers serving in Afghanistan and Iraq have had a limb amputated. In response, Alion Technology and Science, an employee-possessed technology solutions company, is leading a simulation and modeling research effort that could help improve the field of prosthetic limbs. Alion was awarded an 18-month, $1.4 million contract from the U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity to explore inexpensive and improved methods in getting robotic control technology to the field of prosthetic limbs. The program is designed to augment and accelerate the development of implantable digital sensors and the advancement and application of digital prototyping simulation models, that may eventually help the amputee better control the prosthetic.