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Alion Receives Emerging Growth Company Award

Award from Association for Corporate Growth National Capital recognizes Alion’s sustained growth and financial performance

May 3, 2004 - MCLEAN, VA — Alion Science and Technology received the Emerging Growth Company award from the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) National Capital at their annual awards Gala held April 22, 2004 at the Ritz Carlton, Tysons Corner, VA.

The Award for Emerging Growth Company recognizes an organization with under $500 million in revenue, and sustained growth and financial performance evident for at least the past three years.

As the winner Alion will now be entered in the ACG Global Awards. The recipients of those will be honored at the annual conference in May 2005.

“Alion is dedicated to continued growth as an organization,” stated Bahman Atefi, Alion Chairman and CEO. “This award is a testament to the hard work of Alion’s 1800 employee owners, who are committed to the ongoing success of our company.”

About ACG National Capital ACG National Capital ( provides unparalleled opportunities for networking, deal making and professional development for individuals involved in building corporate value through M&A (mergers and acquisitions), strategic partnerships, organic growth, and capital funding. The ACG National Capital’s veteran leadership and its membership have participated in nearly every M&A transaction completed recently in the DC metro region. ACG National Capital is one of ACG’s largest chapters with nearly 300 invited members from middle market and larger companies, equity firms, financial firms, and professional service firms.

This press release contains information about management’s view of Alion’s future expectations, plans and prospects that constitute forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor provisions under The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by these forward-looking statements as a result of a variety of risk factors and uncertainties discussed in documents periodically filed by Alion with the SEC. Due to such uncertainties and risks, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof.