Mission Statement

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R&A was established in 1982 with a focus on the design, development, and support of modeling and simulation (M&S) applications. The primary mission of R&A is to sustain our prominence as a company that emphasizes the quality of our work and our staff's working environment; both aspects are essential for maintain our delivery of efficient, quality service. It is important for R&A to maintain its original focus while nurturing the professional staff to explore other business interests. The requirement for quality and professional ethics established in our M&S delivery strategy has promoted the controlled growth of R&A. The values that guide R&A management and engineering in achieving our mission are:

  • Providing an environment that supports technical innovation
  • Ensuring a customer-centric environment with an active, open dialogue for sharing ideas and information thus ensuring we understand Client requirements
  • Encouraging multi-disciplinary collaboration among our staff and clients to nurture personal, professional, and ethical relationships
  • Providing a work environment that encourages the active participation of R&A's employees, teaming partners, consultants, and subcontractors
  • Seeking to be responsive to the needs of our clients and serve as a unique resource to the M&S community
  • Setting the standard of excellence in cost effective M&S delivery and maintenance
  • Establishing mutually supportive liaisons with other M&S practitioners and clients with M&S needs in all areas.

This mission statement reflects R&A's guiding principles.

Ellen F. Roland