Alion CEO Remakes Company to Zero in on Technology

With a major acquisition and a key divestiture under its belt, Alion has reshaped to focus on high-tech areas and significantly change its customer base. Alion was long known as a Navy contractor that specialized in systems engineering and technical assistance. But in...

Enlighten’s Capabilities Enhance Cybersecurity

“Cyber 9-Line” improves cybersecurity and enables election integrity When Dorchester County reported a ransomware attack on a majority of its servers this past January, Maryland turned to a program recently established by U.S. Cyber Command and the National Guard....

Riverbank Acoustical Laboratories — A Vintage Acoustic Hall

The century old Riverbank Acoustical Laboratories, an Alion laboratory, continues to be the leader in certified acoustics testing. In 1912, on Colonel Fabyan’s Riverbank Estate in Geneva, Ill., an acoustic levitation device was constructed from instructions discovered...

Cyberwarriors lack planning tools. That could change.

For six years, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency worked on a program known as Plan X to help commanders plan and conduct cyber operations. The goal was for leaders to see the cyber environment just as they would the physical world. Now, the Air Force and...

Who made the biggest deals of 2018?

After going through a relative lull for a couple years, the government market is coming off its second straight year of strong mergers and acquisitions with private equity firms leading the way with some of the most significant deals....