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Alion to Demonstrate Advanced Modeling, Simulation and Training Technologies at I/ITSEC
[November 14, 2007]

Alion to Demonstrate Advanced Modeling, Simulation and Training Technologies at I/ITSEC

MCLEAN, Va. --(Business Wire)-- Alion Science and Technology will demonstrate 12 modeling, simulation and training technologies at this year's Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), held from Nov. 26-29 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. I/ITSEC is considered to be one of the most important gatherings in the modeling and simulation arena. The conference promotes cooperation among the armed services, industry, academia and various government agencies in pursuit of improved training and education programs.

Alion will showcase several solutions to better prepare troops for urban combat and the evolving threats they face. The Deployable Virtual Training Environment (DVTE), for example, is a portable, networked system for training troops in the field to react to attacks of all kinds, including IED detonations.

Also on display will be Alion's X-100(TM) image generator system, a PC-based solution that provides extremely realistic visuals for flight simulators and other training systems. The same technology powers Alion's X-TUAS unmanned aircraft training system.

Alion's exhibit (located at booth #1215) will include a section dedicated to homeland security and emergency response training and operations.

In addition to the solutions referenced above, Alion will exhibit numerous solutions, including:

-- The Low Cost Acoustic Scoring System (LCASS), designed for the Navy to leverage open coastal areas for live fire exercises in lieu of existing ranges

-- MRT3, which gives Navy SH-60B aircrews the ability to rehearse anti-submarine warfare tactical missions as a team

-- The Tactical Unmanned Aerial System Trainer (X-TUAS) for training both payload and air vehicle operators

-- Emergency Command System-Training and Exercising Tool (ECS-TET), which supports the Department of Homeland Security methodology for training and exercising emergency managers and other personnel at the county, state and national level

-- Response Information Folder System (RIFS), designed to support first responders in training, exercising and mission planning rehearsal

-- CounterMeasures, which uses automated assessment tools and analyzes collected data using a repeatable process that prioritizes risks, threats and recommendations

-- Visual Interactive Investment Strategy Analysis (VI2SA), which is used for investment strategy analysis, business case review and risk management

Advancing the State-of-the Art

Alion is also a sponsor of the Best Small Business Game Award at the I/ITSEC Serious Games Showcase and Challenge (SGS&C). The competition is designed to recognize the best new serious games and to encourage innovation in development of serious games. The competition has several categories, including student, small business and large business. PC-deployable game entries cut across all application areas, including mods, mobile, virtual worlds and original development. The judges are comprised of experts in serious gaming, hailing from industry, academia and government.

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 70 years of R&D and engineering expertise, Alion brings innovation and insight to multiple business areas: naval architecture & marine engineering; defense operations; systems engineering; modeling & simulation; information management & technology; chemical, biological, nuclear & environmental sciences; wireless spectrum engineering; and industrial technology. Based in McLean, Virginia, Alion employee-owners are located at major offices, customer sites and laboratories worldwide. For more information, call 877.771.6252 or visit Alion online at

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.

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