What We Do

Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) is an international research and engineering company globally recognized for applying technically-excellent, in-depth and diversified research, engineering, and technical support services to provide answers to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. We have a broad range of technical expertise in defense technologies, civil engineering, computer software and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and blast testing and measurement. We provide sophisticated technical products and solutions within a diverse range of business areas.

National Security

National Security

ARA delivers innovative solutions to assess, detect, deter, defeat, and respond to threats facing us at home and abroad.

Infrastructure

Infrastructure

ARA leads in technologies and services to improve performance and sustainability of infrastructure for transportation, buildings, and energy systems.

Health Solutions

Health Solutions

ARA provides specialized research and technology services, testing and product development in health science and engineering.

Energy and Environment

Energy & Environment

ARA provides innovative engineering services and products for alternative fuels, and the power and utility services market.