DEFENSE RESEARCH ASSOCIATES, INC.

Basic Information

3915 GERMANY LANE STE 102
DAYTON, OH, 45431-1608

http://www.dra-inc.net/

Company Profile

Defense Research Associates, Inc. (DRA) is a veteran-owned small business specializing in developing innovative technologies, in conjunction with Government research laboratories, and transitioning them to support the Warfighter. DRA has its headquarters in Dayton, Ohio with an additional office in Crane, Indiana. DRA has a 50% commercialization rate for technology developed under Small Business Innovative Research programs and in 2003 was awarded the Small Business Administration’s Award for Excellence for innovative utilization of affordable Commercial-off-the-Shelf (COTS) technology. DRA applies innovative systems engineering processes and has a work force committed to quality performance. This commitment is reflected in our track record of accomplishment of technology development and transition. DRA recently achieved a CMMI Level 2 Rating from the Software Engineering Institute.

Additional Details

Field Value
DUNS: 044329761
Hubzone Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Woman Owned: N
Number of Employees: 45


  1. Group 4-5 UAS integration of terminal area sensors&operations in the terminal area for Airborne Sense and Avoid

    Amount: $139,184.00

    ABSTRACT: Without the capability to sense and avoid other air traffic, UAS flights are limited to flight operations within restricted and warning areas unless the proponent obtains a Certificate of A ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Defense Air Force
  2. Laser Technologies Adapted for UAS Sense and Avoid (SAA) Applications

    Amount: $749,995.00

    ABSTRACT: Without the capability to sense and avoid other air traffic, UAS flights are limited to flight operations within restricted and warning areas unless the proponent obtains a Certificate of A ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of Defense Air Force
  3. Laser Technologies Adapted for UAS Sense and Avoid (SAA) Applications

    Amount: $99,914.00

    Without the capability to sense and avoid other air traffic, UAS flights are limited to flight operations within restricted and warning areas unless the proponent obtains a Certificate of Authorizatio ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Air Force Department of Defense
  4. Long-Duration, Eye-in-the-Sky Monitoring for Airfield Threat Detection

    Amount: $899,940.00

    In today's Urban-Warfare Command and Control, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C2ISR) environment, current sensor platforms have a limited operational capability due to power consumption ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Air Force Department of Defense
  5. Long-Duration, Eye-in-the-Sky Monitoring for Airfield Threat Detection

    Amount: $4,979,830.00

    In today’s Urban-Warfare Command and Control, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C2ISR) environment, current sensor platforms have a limited operational capability due to power consumpti ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Defense Air Force
  6. Simulation Technologies to Rapidly Evolve Network-Centric System-of-Systems Large Aircraft Advanced Situation Awareness (ASA) and Protection Concepts

    Amount: $99,987.00

    Man/hardware-in-the-loop laboratory simulation is the most cost-effective methodology for evolving/maturing advanced Advanced Situation Awareness (ASA) and Electronic Protection (EP) technologies for ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Air Force Department of Defense
  7. Algorithm to Emulate RF Signal of Multiple Targets for Countermeasures Technique Assessment

    Amount: $748,827.00

    The large aircraft mission is particularly susceptible to old, upgraded, and new RF threats, especially RF-guided surface-to-air missiles (SAMs).   These aircraft operate in hostile environments whe ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Air Force Department of Defense
  8. Algorithm to Emulate RF Signal of Multiple Targets for Countermeasures Technique Assessment

    Amount: $99,989.00

    Long-range semi-active Surface to Air Missiles (SAM), Air-to-Air Missiles (AAM), and Air-to-Air Anti-Radiation Missiles (AA-ARM) represent a threat to US aircraft. These missile guidance systems emplo ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Air Force Department of Defense
  9. False Alarm Rejection (FAR) Techniques for Missile Warning Systems (MWSs)

    Amount: $749,977.00

    A major challenge in developing a MWS is maintaining a high probability of detection in high clutter environments with a minimum number of false alarms. Three main methods used to detect missiles are ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Air Force Department of Defense
  10. Directing Monopulse Jamming Toward Antenna of Semiactive or Antiradiation Missile

    Amount: $99,558.00

    An EO/IR sensor with the angular accuracy and dynamic response capabilities to point a RF jammer does not exist. To perform a pointing function, the EO/IR sensor system must be capable of tracking rel ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 Air Force Department of Defense

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