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Alion Wins US Navy Engineering and Support Services Contract

Multiple-award contract for surface and undersea warfare support has a potential 15 year term

April 21, 2004 - MCLEAN, VA — Alion Science and Technology today announced that it has been selected by the US Navy’s Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) as one of the winners of a contract to provide integrated support for surface and undersea warfare. The multi-billion dollar, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract has a 5 year base period and two 5 year option terms.

The SeaPort Enhanced Multiple Award Contract becomes effective April 5, 2004. Alion and its team of 15 subcontractors will compete to provide support in 21 functional areas for Navy systems that range from weapons systems to fleet readiness and homeland security to logistics. The contract was awarded by geographic zones; the Alion team won the opportunity to provide services to the eight Naval Surface Warfare Centers (NSWC) and Naval Undersea Warfare Centers (NUWC) in all seven zones nationwide.

“Under this contract, Alion will deliver technical, operational, and programmatic services throughout the Navy,” said Rob Goff, Senior Vice President and Manager of Alion’s Defense Operations Integration Sector. “Our team will support projects that include combat systems testing, hull engineering, and submarine weapons systems”

“Keeping our naval forces prepared and up-to-date is a huge priority for our national defense. It’s a great responsibility, and one that we welcome,” said Bahman Atefi, Chairman and CEO of Alion. “We appreciate the confidence that NAVSEA has shown in our team’s abilities and are ready to begin work immediately.”

Alion team members include DDL OMNI Engineering, LLC; Innovative Productivity, Inc; Integic Corporation; RGII Technologies, Inc; Barron Associates, Inc; Columbia Research Corporation; TWD & Associates, Inc; Brandon Technology Consulting, Inc; Prime, Inc; Richard Parks Corrosion Technologies, Inc; DLS Engineering Associates, Inc; Dozier Technologies, Inc; Fairfield Technologies, Inc; Technology Management Group, Inc; and Virginia Electronic Systems, Inc.


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.