Applied Research Associates has been providing innovative, engineering and technical support services since 1979. The company offers a variety of unarmed air, land and underwater vehicles. Its nighthawk system features two nighthawks with tubes and covers, a remote video terminal and repair kit. The company designs and manufactures a range of robotic and pavement-related equipment. Its capabilities include research and development, logistic support, prototype design, product testing, repair, software development, modification and production services. The company has a manufacturing facility spread over an area of more than 67,000 square feet. In addition, it offers services to the aviation, defense and transportation industries. Applied Research Associates maintains a presence in Raleigh, N.C.