developing technology for commercial and defense applications
PRA is an innovative small business that is developing technology for commercial and defense applications. The company was founded by Dr. Holder and Ms. Dugas in 2001 with the mission to bring products and services of demonstrable value to its customers in the research, commercial, and defense communities. PRA accomplishes this goal through a focused program of exploiting its capabilities in RF propagation, state estimation, radar systems design, and signal processing to develop and manufacture products that bring new capabilities to its customers.
E. Jeff Holder, Ph.D. - President
Dr. Holder is a Co-Founder and President of PRA and is a serial entrepreneur. He has over 20 years of serving a military and defense industry customer base, with extensive contacts at the Army, Aviation and Missile Research and Development Center (AMRDEC), and Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC), as well as at Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and Raytheon.
Susan F. Dugas, M.S.E.E. - Vice President
Ms. Dugas is a Co-Founder and Vice President of PRA. She has over 10 years experience in radar modeling and 7 years of experience managing the operations of small companies. Susan has extensive experience with executing and managing contracts and customer engagements. At PRA, she manages the day-to-day operations of the company.
PRA's technical team has a wide range of experiences and areas of expertise. Some of these areas include:
Digital Signal Processing
Radar Systems Analysis
Radar Simulation and Modeling
Adaptive Array Processing
Hyperspectral and Polarimetric Sensing
Guidance and Control
T&E Software Design
Optics Simulation & Modeling
Chaos & Control
PRA's main offices are at 1275 Kennestone Circle, Suite 100, Marietta, GA 30066.