Alion Science and Technology Corporation
Alion Science and Technology, headquartered in McLean, Virginia, is a 100 percent employee-owned research and development company providing technology services to primarily high-level defense and government agency 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.
Alion has 3,700 employee-owners at major offices, customer sites and laboratories worldwide. Alion has numerous lab facilities throughout the U.S., including four in Maryland. Labs work multiple high technology areas including: Modeling & Simulation/Training; Electromagnetic and Radio Frequency Effects; Chemical/Biological/Environmental Testing and Development; Information Technology; Defense Systems; Materials and Manufacturing; Sensor Technologies; and Thermal Hydraulics.
Alion was formed in December 2002 when approximately 1,600 employees of the IIT Research Institute (IITRI), founded in 1936, purchased substantially all of the assets of IITRI creating a 100 percent ESOP-owned company.
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$750 million to $1 billion
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- Management consulting and administration
- Air and satellite operations
- Border control
- Counter-IED explosives operations
- Disaster preparedness
- Ground force operations
- Weapons technology
- Intelligence analysis
- Naval operations
- Nuclear operations
- Specialized military operations
- Technical intelligence
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