Joint Research and Development, Inc.

50 Tech Pkwy
Stafford, VA 22556

VP of Edgewood Operations

Contact: Pete Christensen


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Joint Research and Development, Inc. (JRAD) is a small business providing comprehensive subject matter expertise for the decomposition and resolution of Science and Technology (S&T) challenges for the Department of Defense. JRAD provides a full spectrum of scientific, engineering, acquisition and logistics, test and evaluation, quality management and programmatic administrative and technical services to effectively meet customers needs within todays budget constraints. Our demonstrated past performance and exceptional customer feedback can be found in the following areas:

Science and Technology. JRADs team of experienced experts are involved in leading edge science and technology efforts such as:

-Basic and applied science in support of US defensive measures against Chemical and Biological Weapons
-Evaluation of new technologies for combating and detecting weapons of mass destruction threats
-Specialized R&D using surety materials through Personnel Reliability Program (PRP) certification
-2D and 3D computer aided design and Engineering for CB Defense

Systems Engineering Support. JRAD personnel span multiple disciplines of technical engineering expertise to provide total systems engineering support to our customers including:

-Systems Engineering Plans (SEPs)
-Requirements Traceability Matrices (RTMs)
-Engineering Change Proposals
-Configuration Management
-Risk Management
-System Performance Specifications

Acquisition Support. JRAD personnel provide expertise in total life cycle acquisition support in areas such as:

-Program Management
-Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS)
-Life Cycle Cost Estimates (LCCEs)/Analysis
-Requirements Management
-DoDI 5000.2 Understanding and Application

Test and Evaluation Support. JRAD personnel provide expertise in areas such as:

-Identification, development, and validation of unique Testing and Evaluation (T&E) methods
-Development of Detailed Test Plans (DTPs) and testing protocol
-Development, coordination and approval for tailored Test and Evaluation Strategies (TES) and Test and Evaluation Master Plans (TEMPs)
-Design of Experiments (DOE) and statistical analyses
-Reliability growth planning using the U.S. Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activitys (AMSAA) Planning Model Based on Projection Methodology (PM2)

Quality Management Systems (QMS). JRAD's quality specialists provide expert support with efforts such as:

-RAB/QSA Registered ISO Lead Assessor on staff
-Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt on staff
-Developing, implementing, and maintaining QMSs for Government laboratories/assisting in ISO 17025 accreditation
-Providing consultation and SMEs in support of ISO 9001, ISO 17025, ISO 14000, ASQ E4, Six Sigma, GLP and Internal Auditor Training
-Conducting desktop, internal and external audits
-Managing Intra- and Inter- laboratory validation

JRAD is a prime contract awardee under the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) Mission Support Contract and the Omnibus Program, Engineering and Technical Suuport (OPETS) for the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD) and has contracts with various agenices related to chemical and biological defense. With offices located in both Belcamp, MD (supporting ECBC and Aberdeen Proving Grounds (APG)) and Stafford, VA (supporting JPEO-CBD and Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division), JRAD is well positioned to provide quick reaction to task requirements.