About Us

Established in 2002, ARL brings the analytical expertise of seasoned professionals to help the federal government solve unique problems of developing technology and managing programs and finances. Because ARL’s most prominent product is the people we provide to facilitate the work of our federal colleagues, teaming with ARL offers clients the most long-term value for their investment. We minimize start-up time and reduce long-term contract cost through the caliber and experience of our people, our ability to match the “right” kind of person to the client, and our nimbleness in meeting clients’ needs.

  • ARL’s team comprises a significant complement of retired senior military officers, former career civil servants, and industry professionals. More than half of the ARL workforce possess advanced degrees, including PhDs. These employees are proven leaders accustomed to managing teams of people and solving complex challenges ranging from requirements generation to mission execution. Our junior workforce consists of mature professionals with experience and the ability to work independently. ARL employees excel amid shifting priorities and varying budget climates. Each team member of a contract is carefully selected by ARL based upon proven performance in supporting technical programs of similar size and scope. We pride ourselves in providing highly experienced Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) with insight and diverse perspectives that can help our clients analyze technical data and make wise decisions.

  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security

    Science and Technology Directorate

    Homeland Security Advanced Research Project Agency

    United States Coast Gaurd

    Federal Emergency Management Agency

    Transportation Security Administration

    Research and Development Partnerships

    Acquisition Support and Operations Analysis

    Administration and Support Division

    U.S. Department of Education

    Office of Postsecondary Education (Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need, Strengthening Institutions Program, Student Support Services Program, Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education, Education Opportunity Centers/Talent Search, And Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian Students Program)

    U.S. Navy

    Office of Naval Research (Air Warfare and Naval Weapons Applications, Free Electron Laser Innovative Naval Prototype, SBIR and STTR Programs, and Discovery and Innovation Program)

    Naval Sea Systems Command (Chemical, Biological and Radiological Defense Program and SEA05P14 Program)

    U.S. Department of Energy

    Office of Capital Management, Office of Management, and Office of Environmental Management

  • Our employees hold certifications in areas such as: Project Management Professional (PMP) from PMI Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP) from INCOSE Defense Acquisition Workforce memberships:

    Level III certifications in Program management

    Level II certifications in Systems Engineering

    Level III certifications in Production and Quality Control

    Level III certifications in Science and Technology Management

    Level III certifications in Systems Planning, Research Development & Engineering

  • American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) ASNE is the seventh oldest technical society in the United States. It was founded in 1888 by a group of naval engineering pioneers, most of them officers of the U.S. Navy’s Engineering Corps, who sought a unified approach to their profession in order to make the most of new advances in technology. The purposes of ASNE are threefold:

    to advance the knowledge and practice of naval engineering in public and private applications and operations,

    to enhance the professionalism and well-being of members, and

    to promote naval engineering as a career field.

    For more than 120 years, the Society’s objectives have been strengthened and preserved to meet the changing needs of a time-honored profession. Today ASNE conducts a variety of technical meetings and symposia, publishes the highly regarded Naval Engineers Journal and a number of other technical proceedings and publications, and fosters professional development and technical information exchange through technical committees, local section activities, and cooperative efforts with government organizations and other professional societies.

    Directed Energy Professional Society (DEPS) Mission: The Directed Energy Professional Society (DEPS) was founded in 1999 to foster research and development of Directed Energy (DE) technology for national defense and civil applications through professional communication and education. DEPS aims to be the premier organization for exchanging information about and advocating research, development, and application of DE.

    Society of Naval & Mechanical Engineers (SNAME) The mission of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers is to advance the art, science, and practice of naval architecture, marine engineering, ocean engineering, and other marine-related professions.

    International Counsel of Systems Engineering (INCOSE) The International Council on Systems Engineering is a not-for-profit membership organization founded to develop and disseminate the interdisciplinary principles and practices that enable the realization of successful systems.

    Mission: Share, promote, and advance the best of systems engineering from across the globe for the benefit of humanity and the planet.

  • ARL takes pride in offering our customers and partners the highest quality of service through experienced personnel who know the industry. Our standards and ability to continuously provide this level of performance comes from not only knowing our capabilities but also staying well informed of the changing federal landscape. On this page are newsworthy ARL achievements and key industry developments from local and national media. We post updates to this page regularly, so be sure to check back for new information.

    Chip Crane wins DHS S&T Under Secretary’s Award for Program Support 

    On November 13, 2018, Chip Crane, ARL’s Senior Program Manager for Training and Strategic Communications, was honored as part of the Training and Engagement Team for the Under Secretary’s Award for Program Support.

    Chip Crane wins DHS S&T Under Secretary’s Award for Program Support 

    ARL has proudly supported the AACUS program at the Office of Naval Research for many years and helped run this field test in 2018.


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