Department of Defense Infrastructure

Measuring the accuracy of dowel placement in PCC slab

Airfield Construction QA Services for the U.S. Air Force

Since 2005, ARA has been the Air Force’s leading provider of airfield construction quality assurance services in the United States. more

Technician recording pavement condition data

Pavement Condition Surveys & Pavement Management for the US Air Force

Since 1999, ARA has been the Air Force’s leading provider of Pavement Condition Index (PCI) surveys and PAVER pavement management services worldwide. more

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U.S. Air Force Utilities GIS—Linear Segmentation

ARA leads the team supporting linear segmentation of Air Force utility systems. more

  • Measuring the accuracy of dowel placement in PCC slab
  • Technician recording pavement condition data
  • Photo of military aircraft

ARA provides innovative R&D and consulting to address a broad-range of complex and challenging needs. We have a proven record of high-quality service to several U.S. and Canadian defense organizations, and our technical expertise includes:

  • Asset management (airfields, building systems, utilities)
  • Airfield infrastructure (pavements, lighting, drainage, utilities)
  • Airfield design and construction quality assurance
  • Buildings structures (blast/vulnerability assessment, protective design)
  • Building systems (roofs, fire protection systems, HVAC systems)
  • Rail condition assessment

Through the application of our innovative services and technologies, ARA has helped several defense agencies:

  • Conduct critical R&D to advance infrastructure technologies
  • Proactively manage a global network of airfield and roadway pavement structure
  • Implement asset management systems for pavements, utilities, and other airfield infrastructure
  • Design the rehabilitation of critical airfield infrastructure and ensure high-quality reconstruction of airfield runways, taxiways, and aprons
  • Assess conditions of pavements, rail, roofs, drainage systems, building structures/systems, and other critical infrastructure
  • Advance HVAC and related energy technologies
  • Develop innovation designs for hardened structures
  • Conduct detailed blast analysis and develop structural risk mitigation strategies
  • Develop fire suppression/mitigation agents, agent delivery methods, and protective wear to counter existing and evolving fire threats
Measuring the accuracy of dowel placement in PCC slab

Airfield Construction QA Services for the U.S. Air Force

Since 2005, ARA has been the Air Force’s leading provider of airfield construction quality assurance services in the United States. more

Technician recording pavement condition data

Pavement Condition Surveys & Pavement Management for the US Air Force

Since 1999, ARA has been the Air Force’s leading provider of Pavement Condition Index (PCI) surveys and PAVER pavement management services worldwide. more

Photo of military aircraft

U.S. Air Force Utilities GIS—Linear Segmentation

ARA leads the team supporting linear segmentation of Air Force utility systems. more