We effectively inform decision-makers by combining program management, rich technical expertise, and analytical insights.

Make decisions with confidence.

For 48 years, we have partnered with our clients to help inform decisions that have had and continue to have strategic and lasting impacts on national security. At SPA, we provide decision-makers with a holistic view of the drivers for a decision. Whether it is optimizing the best way to maintain and deploy assets, or engineering solutions to prevent the unimaginable, we are committed to our clients’ mission success. Every mission is personal to us. Our distinctive blend of highly educated personnel and subject matter experts combined with our cleared facilities and our ability to apply our suite of tailored software tools enable us to identify defensible solutions backed by sound analysis.

Our domains extend from undersea to space:

  • Land, Undersea, Surface and Air Warfare and Operations
  • Radar and Sensor Systems
  • Unmanned Systems and Counter Systems
  • Nuclear Deterrence Policy, Safety and Security
  • Defense Industrial Base
  • Space Systems
  • Ballistic Missile Systems
  • Hypersonics

Mission Driven Capabilities

At SPA, we know our team of experts cannot deliver our mission driven capabilities without access to premier facilities. Our numerous secure offices are strategically located by our clients to provide ready access to classified computing, wargaming, and conferencing facilities, including SCIF and SIPRNET – all meant to enhance our capabilities and offerings, and help our clients make decisions with confidence.

Advanced Analytics

Since our inception, advanced analytics has been the cornerstone of our client support, transforming the decision-making process along the way.

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Systems Engineering & Safety Analysis

Our expert support spans a system’s lifecycle, starting with Research and Development and extending through system retirement.

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Strategy, Policy & Compliance

Our staff of subject matter experts have supported the development of national security strategy and policy for nearly half a century.

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Program & Acquisition Management

Our highly credentialed staff offers a range of cross-functional services that ensure cost-effective resource allocation and program management.

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Agile Software Development

Decisions are complex. Our purpose-built software tools simplify the decision-making process with defendable analysis.

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How our breadth of capabilities work together to tackle the Nation’s most important challenges


We have developed over 100 software tools that complement our advanced analytic techniques.


We blend domain expertise and technical acumen to tackle our clients most complex challenges: 50% of our staff have served in the Armed Forces, and over 50% of SPA employees have advanced degrees.


Majority of our staff have secret clearances or higher. This coupled with our cleared facilities enable us to support a wide range of strategic missions


With 25 locations in the U.S. and Australia, our geographic diversity provides our clients the ideal mix of small company care with big business capabilities