Alion Risk Analysis Software chosen as part of DHS Program

MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 12, 2005--Alion Science and Technology's CounterMeasures(TM) risk analysis software has been chosen by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as part of the Commercial Equipment Direct Assistance Program (CEDAP).

CEDAP is a federal program to assist smaller communities in acquiring and using commercially available equipment to prevent, deter, and respond to terrorist attacks. The program makes CounterMeasures(TM) available at no cost to certain law enforcement, emergency response and related organizations. Successful applicants will receive the software along with all the training necessary to develop a basic level of proficiency.

CounterMeasures(TM) addresses vulnerability and risks associated with both safety and security efforts in a variety of environments including; physical security/OSHA, critical infrastructure, information security and seaport security risks. It can assess, analyze, report and manage the risks associated with assets of an infrastructure.

"CEDAP was established to assist smaller communities in acquiring and using commercially available equipment to prevent and deter terrorist attacks," said Warren Lamont, Alion Vice President. "We're proud that CounterMeasures(TM) was chosen as part of this DHS program, as we firmly believe that we can help these communities manage their risk profiles."

For more information on CounterMeasures(TM) and the CEDAP program and to apply to purchase the software, visit http://countermeasures.com/CEDAP.htm.

About Alion Science and Technology

Alion Science and Technology is an employee-owned technology solutions company delivering technical expertise and operational support to the Department of Defense, civilian government agencies and commercial customers. Building on almost 70 years of R&D and engineering experience, Alion brings innovation and insight to multiple business areas: defense operations; modeling & simulation; wireless communication; industrial technology; chemical, biological, nuclear & environmental sciences; information technology; and naval architecture & marine engineering. Based in McLean, Virginia, Alion has more than 2600 employee-owners at major offices, customer sites and laboratories worldwide. For more information, call 877.771.6252 or visit Alion online at www.alionscience.com.

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.

CONTACT: Alion Science and Technology, McLean Peter J. Jacobs, 703-269-3473 pjacobs@alionscience.com KEYWORD: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA VIRGINIAINDUSTRY KEYWORD: NETWORKING HARDWARE SOFTWARE AEROSPACE/DEFENSE GOVERNMENT MARKETING AGREEMENTSSOURCE: Alion Science and Technology

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