Alion Awarded $34 Million in First Year of Potential $187 Million Department of Defense (DOD) Logistics, Maintenance, and Supply Support Contract

McLean, VA - Alion Science and Technology, an employee-owned technology solutions company, today announced it received a contract valued at $34,975,000 from the Army Contracting Center of Excellence (CCE) to provide Logistics, Maintenance and Supply Support (LMSS) to the Department of Defense (DoD), including the Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity support services contract runs for one year, with four, one-year options. If all options are exercised, the contract has a potential total order value of $187 million.   Alion will provide total lifecycle systems management for business processes incorporating the planning, implementation, execution and retirement of DoD LMSS activities. Alion will enable the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Joint DoD Maintenance Resource Planning (MRP II) Program Office (PMA 203), which supports business processes, services and IT solutions for LMSS functions, and its customers to improve DoD workflow and performance. In addition, Alion will support operational strategies to move to an enterprise-wide, lifecycle alignment of resources and outputs. This will enable the DoD to achieve top-down performance-driven outcomes. The period of performance began in March 2008 and will continue through March 2013 if all options are exercised.    "This new customer contract exemplifies Alion's strength in delivering total lifecycle systems management in support of DoD missions," stated Timer Keenan, Alion senior vice president and manager of the Strategic Operations Group.  "Alion's services are currently in use by U.S. government organizations to support the improvement of processes, outcomes and metrics.  Alion meets the needs of DoD and government agencies by incorporating process and organizational changes to align business needs with workflow and provide new opportunities for growth, cost savings and improved customer relationships."   PMA 203 facilitates lessons learned across the DoD and provides acquisition, implementation and sustainment services for its customers. Current supported sites include the NAVAIR, Air Force and Marine Corp headquarters; Air Force and Marine Corp support activities; NAVAIR depots; Fleet Readiness Centers (FRCs) at Jacksonville, FL, Cherry Point, NC, and North Island, CA; Air Logistics Centers (ALCs) at Oklahoma City, Hill Air Force Base, UT, and Robins Air Force Base, GA; and Marine Corp Logistics Centers at Albany, NY, and Barstow, CA.    Alion's subcontractors include Diverse Technologies Corporation, Craig Technologies, Professional Solutions, Hampton University, McGlynn Consulting and Consultant Susan C. Foster.   About Alion Science and Technology Alion Science and Technology (pronounced: ah-LYE-un) 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 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 3,700 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.

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