Functional Areas

Barron Associates is a research, development, engineering, and technical services company founded in 1983.  The firm is focused on providing clients with novel solutions to demanding defense, aerospace, and health care challenges. These solutions frequently employ intelligent and adaptive technologies to measure, model, predict, and control complex systems, resulting in improved performance, safety and efficiency.

Barron Associates has provided Engineering and Technical Services to NAVSEA, NAVAIR, NRL/ONR, NSWC, and other centers and activities on Navy platforms including Arleigh Burke-class destroyers, sonar systems, carrier-based aircraft, fixed-wing aircraft, and marine rotorcraft.

Barron Associates has completed over 400 contracts with an outstanding record of achievement and on-time, on-budget performance. Barron Associates has offered to provide Engineering and Technical Services in a number of Seaport-e Functional Areas, including:

  • Research and Development Support
  • Engineering, System Engineering and Process Engineering Support
  • Modeling, Simulation, Stimulation, and Analysis Support
  • Prototyping, Pre-Production, Model-Making, and Fabrication Support
  • Human Factors, Performance, and Usability Engineering Support

Some of the Navy platforms where Barron Associates has provided Engineering and Technical Services prior to Seaport-e include:

  • New aircraft control systems and pilot interfaces for enhanced flight safety, including F/A18
  • Surface ship high speed electrical fault detection, suppression and isolation, Arleigh Burke hull DDG91 and above
  • Marine diesel engine health monitoring diagnostics and prognostics
  • Aircraft flight simulators for evaluation of human interfaces
  • Automated detection of corrosion and fatigue of tail hook materials used in carrier-based aircraft
  • Undersea mapping
  • Aircraft upset recovery systems
  • Satellite space-hardened systems (classified)
  • Noise reduction in Navy sonar systems
  • Heave compensation for submarine personnel rescue and decompression systems
  • Launch and recovery of underwater vehicles from surface ships such as LCS
  • Sonobuoy glide kits for precision deployment for anti-submarine warfare
  • Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)