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 90% 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.