ARCTOS Solutions

Research & Engineering

Critical Technical Skills.
Key Mission Insights.

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Delivering the support you need, with the focus you deserve.

With more than six decades of experience, ARCTOS provides research and engineering support to federal and industrial customers to address the toughest aerospace and defense challenges. Backed by proven, industry-leading processes, our team is adept at managing projects at all scales, from providing that one key subject matter expert to managing major programs, facilities, and multi-contractor teams.

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Featured Capability

Research and Development in the Digital Age

Accelerating the assessment, maturation, prototyping, and transition of new technologies and cyber-physical systems.

The digital transformation of life cycle engineering – spanning early stage research, advanced technology development, test and evaluation, operations, and sustainment – is fundamental to realize the operational imperatives of the U.S. Department of Defense, other national agencies, and their industrial bases.

Towards this end, our subject matter experts are working closely with partners across government, industry, and academia to drive the application of digital engineering in the R&D arena to accelerate the assessment, maturation, prototyping, testing, and transition of new technologies to meet mission needs. 

But it takes a lot more than tips and tricks to make that happen. Our team combines deep expertise in the hard and soft sciences with the applications perspective of those who have been there and done that in the field, to propel and harness the full potential of this digital transformation.

ARCTOS Brings These Enabling Capabilities

  • Expertise in Model Based Systems Engineering principles and software tools
  • Development and integration of advanced data analytics and visualizations
  • HW/SW integration and software expertise to enable research task automation
  • Secure handling of export-controlled (ITAR/EAR) and classified technical data

Other Capabilities

— Dr. Jay Kudva, Founder/Chair, NextGen Aeronautics

“ARCTOS has been an outstanding partner as prime contractor – providing project management, propulsion system design, and mission analysis – for our conceptual crewed vehicle, UAV, and missile studies for AFRL. We look forward to a long and productive partnership with ARCTOS.”


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Task orders completed spanning aerospace technologies.

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Active prime contract vehicles include:
  • GSA OASIS Unrestricted – Pools 1, 3, 4
  • GSA OASIS Small Business – Pools 4, 5A, 5B, 6
  • GSA ASTRO – Research Pool
  • Air Force Research Laboratory – various IDIQs
  • Air Force Life Cycle Management Center – EPIC
  • Army CCDC Chemical Biological Center – STEPSS
  • Navy Enterprise – SeaPort-NxG
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