Alion Hires Financial Management Expert

Michael Alber Joins Alion as Executive Director of Financial Operations

McLean, Va. – December 3, 2007 – Alion Science and Technology, an employee-owned technology solutions company, today announced that Michael Alber has joined the company as a Senior Vice President and Executive Director of Financial Operations. Mr. Alber brings 27 years of experience in financial management to his new role at Alion, where he will report to the Chief Financial Officer, Jack Hughes.

Mr. Alber most recently worked as Senior Vice President and Group Controller at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) where he was responsible for the financial and administrative oversight of the IT & Network Solutions Group comprising  three business units with over 9,300 employees spread out over 20 international and domestic locations and with annual revenues over $1.5 billion. Prior to SAIC, Mr. Alber held senior finance and contract – related positions with Network Solutions Inc., GeoTrans Inc. and System Development Corporation.

 “By recruiting a professional of Mike’s caliber, Alion’s already strong financial management expertise deepens,” said Alion’s CFO, Jack Hughes. “This is absolutely critical as Alion continues on our path of aggressive and intelligent growth. Mike possesses the level of expertise, professionalism and leadership we need to further streamline our financial processes, and we’re fortunate to add him to our strong and ever-growing roster.”

Alber graduated from George Mason University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with a concentration in finance.

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.