News Archive

John Wilcox
The White House Office of Management and Budget and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management have awarded John S. Wilcox, head of the Emerald Coast...more
FSR ManagerOPM
ARA is very excited to announce our risk assessment software tool, FSR-ManagerOPM , custom developed by ARA for the Office of Personnel Management,...more
Zero Hour: America’s Medic Reaches 4000 Downloads
The serious game Zero Hour: America’s Medic has reached 4000 downloads since Virtual Heroes released it for free in October 2014. Zero Hour is a...more
Virtual Heroes
The Triangle Business Journal in Raleigh, North Carolina has again selected the Virtual Heroes Division of ARA as one of the Largest Game Developers...more
The Navy is performing certification testing on neat, unblended ReadiJet® and ReadiDiesel® which will result in new military specifications. When the...more
ARA Telly Award Winners
The Telly Awards has named Applied Research Associates (ARA) as a winner of two bronze trophies in the 36th Annual Telly Awards. With nearly 12,000...more
Applied Research Associates (ARA) has joined the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), an international organization dedicated to promoting open...more
SenseDefense™ FiRes HP ear plugs reduce sound levels and provide a flat frequency response and blast protection for THE RIGHT BALANCE of hearing...more
ARA Addy Winners
ARA’s Engineering Science Division in Panama City, Florida recently won big at the Northwest Florida Advertising Federation ADDY awards with two Gold...more
Architectural Graphic Standards
ARA’s Joe Smith and Ken Herrle provided their expertise in resilient systems, as key contributors to a new chapter on building resilience for the...more
FRS Virtual Team
FRS Virtual Team is an interactive, 3D virtual operating theater, where a robotic surgery team can practice critical teamwork and communication...more
Virtual Heroes
The Virtual Heroes Division of ARA will be attending the Training and Simulation Industry Symposium (TSIS) June 14 – 15 at the Rosen Centre Hotel in...more
ARA Breacher Study
ARA experts help to uncover the physical and psychological links between blast effects and brain traumamore
CMMI Dev 3
Applied Research Associates announced today that its Southeast Division (Major SW Programs – Raleigh), (ARA/SED), headquartered in Raleigh, NC, has...more
Dawn Laufersweiler (CAD), Gregory Rule (SEAS), Tony Hamilton (SED) and Christopher Nemeth (SSM) conducted a validation study of the Cooperative...more
2016 International Serious Play Awards
The Virtual Heroes Division of Applied Research Associates’ game Mission Critical Operator has been awarded a silver medal in the 2016 International...more
Navy Test Ship
For the first time ever a Navy ship has operated on a 100 percent drop-in renewable diesel fuel. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division'...more
New Mexico Flying 40
ARA has topped the Flying 40, an annual listing of New Mexico’s top revenue-earning companies in the technology sector, for the past decade.more
Virtual Heroes
The Virtual Heroes Division of Applied Research Associates is bringing Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TC3) to the Squad Overmatch study, named the...more
U.S. Navy photo by Adam Skoczylas
The US Navy flew the world’s first military jet flight using 100-percent renewable jet fuel on September 1, 2016 at Patuxent River Naval Air Station...more
Virtual Heroes
The Virtual Heroes Division of Applied Research Associates will demo their latest 3D virtual world software at the 2016 Interservice/Industry...more