ATA Engineering’s reconfigurable bridge, ARCS™, was featured as a successful project from SBIR funding.
ATA Engineering’s development of a lightweight, portable bridging system, ARCS™, capable of carrying 50 ton payloads over 60 foot spans has been featured as a successful SBIR-funded project in The TARDEC Story: Sixty-Five Years of Innovation, 1946–2010.
The bridging system, built in conjunction with the U.S. Army Tank and Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), can be tailored to varying spans and carrying capabilities. Initially developed for military applications, this product can be used in various situations, including humanitarian efforts. More information about this innovative system is available here.
TARDEC, founded in 1946 with the objective of evolving new technologies, is one of many organizations ATA Engineering has supported in technology research and development.
The TARDEC Story: Sixty-Five Years of Innovation, 1946–2010 details the organization’s history of notable advancements in ground vehicles and related technologies, including collaborations with businesses such as ATA. The book is available for purchase here.
About ATA Engineering
Headquartered in San Diego, California, with offices in Herndon, Virginia; Los Angeles, California; Denver, Colorado; Huntsville, Alabama; and Seattle, Washington, ATA Engineering, Inc., is a high-value provider of analysis- and test-driven design solutions for structural, mechanical, electromechanical, and aerospace products. ATA’s staff has provided advanced test and analysis solutions to manufacturers of highly engineered products for more than thirty years. In particular, ATA is widely recognized as a leading provider of structural dynamics, thermal design, modal test, vibroacoustics, and test-analysis correlation services to the aerospace community. To learn more about ATA Engineering, please visit www.ata-e.com.