Transformative Innovation and Trusted Technical Leadership
Leveraging our expertise and experience, we develop technologies and capabilities that serve national priorities and expand the frontiers of science. Since our founding in 1942, we have provided critical contributions to critical challenges with systems engineering and integration, research and development, and analysis.
Areas of Impact
From genomics to planetary defense, our scientists, engineers, and analysts make game-changing impacts in multiple domains.
- Air and Missile Defense
- Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Autonomy
- Biology and Bioengineering
- Climate and Environment
- Communications Systems
- Independent Research and Development
- ISR Technology
- Next-Generation Materials
- Space Science and Engineering
- STEM and Community Engagement
- Strategy and Analysis
- Systems Engineering
From the Depths of the Ocean to Interstellar Space
Bold solutions to complex challenges in national security and space exploration
Innovation in Progress
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With our partners, we have a unique opportunity to make the world healthier, safer, and more secure.
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