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May 03, 2015 8:15 AM ET

Aerospace and Defense

Company Overview of Applied Research Associates, Inc.

Company Overview

Applied Research Associates, Inc. operates as a scientific research and engineering company that provides solutions for critical problems in the physical sciences. The company specializes in the areas of defense technologies, civil engineering, computer software and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and blast testing and measurement. It offers blast design, first responder, and other software solutions; alternative fuels; robotics that include unmanned ground vehicles and unmanned air vehicles; security systems, including remote automated portable intrusion detection systems, rugged security kits, advanced surveillance systems, integrated base defense security systems...

4300 San Mateo Boulevard NE

Suite A-220

Albuquerque, NM 87110

United States

Founded in 1979





Key Executives for Applied Research Associates, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Executive Vice President
Senior Vice President and Transportation, Infrastructure & Environmental Sector Manager
Age: 99
Senior Vice President and Director
Senior Vice President, Security Engineering & Applied Sciences Sector Manager and Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Applied Research Associates, Inc. Key Developments

Applied Research Associates, Inc. Wins $11.73 Million Federal Contract

Applied Research Associates, Inc. was awarded an $11,728,919 federal contract by the U.S. Air Force's 772nd Enterprise Sourcing Squadron, Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, for airfield operating surfaces and airfield damage repair technology development.

Applied Research Associates, Inc. Announces Executive Promotions

Applied Research Associates, Inc. announced that at the board of directors' meeting in February 2015, the company promoted three leaders from division manager to vice president. The company’s newest vice presidents are Randy Brown of the Virtual Heroes Division (VHD), William ‘Brother’ Ratliff of the Southeast Division (SED), and Lew Goldberg of the Analytical Solutions Division (ASD). Randy Brown is Division Manager of the VHD Raleigh, NC and Orlando, FL offices. Mr. Brown joined ARA in 2009 with the acquisition of Virtual Heroes, Inc. as the Chief Technical Officer of the company. As the Division Manager for SED in Raleigh, NC, William ‘Brother’ Ratliff has successfully taken the reins of the ARA division and has SED positioned for growth and success. Mr. Ratliff joined ARA in 2008 as a member of SED's Information Exploitation Systems Group where he supported several military and government programs. Lew Goldberg's, Division Manager of ASD, emphasis on diversification, strategic vision, and superior project management has led to exceptional results and performance in one of ARA's sixteen operating divisions. Mr. Goldberg joined ARA in 2007 as the Director of CCO with a personal goal of establishing a physical presence in Crystal City focused on supporting key Pentagon organizations.

Virtual Heroes and Team Wins $415 Million Contract for U.S. Army Live Training Transformation

The Virtual Heroes Division of Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) is part of a team that was awarded a $415 million, five-year contract to support the Army's Live Training Transformation (LT2) training systems. The onsolidated Product-line Management (CPM) Next program continues the successful evolution of PEO STRI's Project Manager for Training Devices (PM TRADE) award-winning LT2 Product Line. The new contract will provide LT2 with additional consolidation, automation, and streamlining for increased return on investment, training system capabilities, and sustainment efficiencies. CPM Next is led by prime contractor General Dynamics Mission Systems.

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