Arete Associates  
9301 Corbin Avenue, Suite 2000
Northridge, California 91324 
(818) 885-2200
(818) 885-2210
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President and Chief Executive Officer:
David Kier
Vice President:
John Lauder
Business Focus:
Arete Associates is an advanced science and engineering company providing high quality, innovative solutions to the most challenging technical problems faced by the U.S. national security community. By focusing on first principles of physics, Arete provides a deeper understanding of the physical processes at play, achieving true breakthroughs in developing creative, unconventional geo- processing algorithms, sensors and collection strategies. Arete's approaches are platform agnostic and provide unexpected sources of information vital to U.S. national security.
Products/ Services:
Advanced algorithms and processing software for existing and new collection systems; field experiment design and execution; limited rate production of specialized sensors; strategic studies.
Department of Defense agencies, the military services, and combatant commands; intelligence community; Homeland Security; and other defense and national security contractors.
Business Categories:
  • Automatic Target Recognition
  • Countermeasures
  • Detection/Identification
  • Electro-Optics
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Imaging
  • Modeling/Simulation
  • Radar
  • Remote Sensing
  • Research
  • Sensors
  • Signal Processing Systems
  • Software
  • Software Engineering
  • Surveillance Systems
  • Video Compression
Small Business Status:
  • Small Business
NAICS Industry:
  • National Security