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An ARA program director and group leader, Edward Urbanik, has been named an Edmond S. Gillespie fellow by the Antenna Measurement Techniques... more

ARA has won a contract with the Army Research Laboratory to build a virtual trainer that helps medics treat serious burn injuries. The Burn... more

An ARA project, System of Systems Operational Analysis (SoSOA), has received the Under Secretary for Science and Technology’s Award for Innovation... more

Applied Research Associate Inc.'s (ARA) research, experimentation, and design capabilities can save lives and ensure human aspects of socio-... more

Hurricane Michael damage and recovery efforts have put a huge financial strain on many employees who live and work in the area. In order to help... more

Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) offers dependable solutions designed to make the world more secure. WINdow Glazing Analysis Response and... more

Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) is leveraging its technical expertise to improve battlefield medicine by tackling some challenges related... more

ARA and its employees have again raised thousands of dollars for Special Operators and their families. more

Roadways are dangerous places for emergency personnel, and Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA), in partnership with the Department of Homeland... more

Ohmsett, the National Oil Spill Response Research and Renewable Energy Test Facility, is a national research asset within the Department of... more

Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) is leveraging its broad expertise in radio frequency (RF) and Electro Optical technologies (OE) to help... more

The Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) awarded an Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) engineer a three-year grant totaling $450,... more

Applied Research Associate Inc.’s (ARA) matrix-solve technologies enable first-principle or full-wave radar cross section (RCS) characterization... more

In order to give tactical teams an advantage in situations where the use of a pyrotechnic flash-bang is a poor or nonexistent choice, ARA has... more

Many trade schools, colleges and universities are no longer offering advanced degrees or training programs for engineers and technicians who would... more

The meeting takes place Sept. 9 to 11 in Boise, Idaho at Boise State University. The Idaho Department of Transportation and Boise State University... more

Applied Research Associates Inc. (ARA) organized and supported two large-scale technology demonstrations in conjunction with military training... more

Applied Research Associates Inc. Southeast Division (ARA-SED) in Raleigh, NC has won the prestigious James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial... more

ARA has been awarded a Synthetic Training Environment (STE) contract with the U.S. Army more

Panama City, FL – Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) was recently awarded a patent for transformative new technology that improves... more

ARA has helped the Illinois Tollway save more than $250 million in highway construction costs by offering consulting services leading to better... more

Team Polaris® and its advanced M RZR ® X multi-mode vehicle platform have been selected... more

ARA has earned one of the world’s most prestigious distance learning awards for the Post Attack Reconnaissance (PAR) training course it developed... more

ARA's security experts are offering comprehensive training to help federal employees stay safe from potential threats. ARA developed the... more

ARA’s Virtual Heroes Division recently joined the Training and Readiness Accelerator (TReX) partnership that aims to expedite development,... more

NDIA recently awarded ARA’s Neya Systems Division Manager, Parag Batavia, the Ground Robotics Technology Innovator Award. more

Effective March 19th, Jeff Wilkins has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer and an ARA Senior Vice President. Jeff will also serve as... more

Team Polaris is displaying its advanced MRZR® X multi-mode, connected vehicle platform for the first time this week at the AUVSI Unmanned... more

The Virtual Heroes Division of Applied Research Associates will demo their latest 3D virtual world software at the 2017... more

ARA and Simplitium have formalised an agreement for ARA’s state-of-the-art cat risk modelling software: HurLoss TM more

This September, ARA employees rose to the call with an end-of-year drive to support the Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF) with employee... more

Ensuring an adequate supply of respirators for first responders and health care professionals is critical to protecting the health of workers on... more

The University of Florida and its 10 partners, including Applied Research Associates (ARA), have won a $15 million contract with the U.S.... more

ARA’s Pathfinder is the premier footstep and vehicle detection system designed for both the commercial and military markets. We are pleased to... more

Polaris Industries Inc., Applied Research Associates Inc. (ARA) and Neya Systems LLC have teamed to provide the U.S. Army with an elite platform... more

The Virtual Heroes Division of Applied Research Associates has been named an Innovation blue-ribbon winner in the 2017 Industry Simulation &... more

The Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division in Maryland has awarded Applied Research Associates... more

CFM56 engine ready for testing. Photo credit: Deutsche Lufthansa
PANAMA CITY, FLA. – Lufthansa German Airlines, one of... more

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA), an employee-owned scientific research and engineering company, has today announced... more

Los Angeles, CA – Reedeux Media, Inc. and Applied Research Associates, Inc., (ARA), announced today that they have entered into a strategic... more

Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA), an employee-owned scientific research and engineering company, acquired Neya Systems LLC on April 28,... more

The Virtual Heroes Division of Applied Research Associates has deployed Virtual Nuclear Security , a 3D game set in a nuclear power plant. Virtual... more

ARA is leading the way in threat route detection and monitoring systems. Our product, Pathfinder, is the next generation of our Expendable... more