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Who We Are

Our expert engineers can transform your concepts to real-world solutions

Defense Research Associates, Inc. (DRA) is a veteran-owned, small business founded in 1986 by Roy Anderson and Ray Trimmer with the purpose of developing technologies to support the customer’s needs. DRA has been providing engineering support to the Department of Defense (DoD) and the commercial sector for over 35 years. For providing outstanding service to the industry, DRA has been awarded the prestigious U.S. Small Business Administrator’s “Administrator Award for Excellence.”

Mission Statement

Solve complex problems using the highest quality engineering practices.

Vision Statement

To be the front-runner in providing high quality engineering solutions for our customers, by continuously improving our processes and capabilities.


Commitment to Quality

Commitment to Our Customers

Commitment to Our Employees

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