Making a Difference

The brightest minds working together to prepare our nation’s military and maintain our country’s leadership in space and science.

Who We Are

Arcata Associates, Inc. is an award-winning technical services company with a 40-year legacy providing outstanding mission critical support to the federal government and aerospace/defense companies.

Who We Support

Together, we support military preparedness, space operations, and aeronautics research, we support the challenging missions of our customers: U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, Department of Defense, and NASA.

What We Do

At Arcata, we offer our customers a broad range of technical services that include Engineering services, Operations & Maintenance, Multimedia, Information Technology, Transportation, and Logistics services.

Arcata Associates Expertise


Our hardware, software, and system engineers develop new systems, support old systems, and provide technical documentation and project management.

Arcata Associates Expertise Operations and Maintenance

Operations & Maintenance

Our operators, technicians, and engineers have been keeping systems up and operational for mission critical test and training missions for over 40 years.

Arcata Associates Expertise Information Technology

Information Technology

Information technology is essential in today’s world. Arcata’s IT experts help government agencies manage IT assets from the enterprise level to the desktop.


Our award winning multimedia team specialists work together to design and produce products and multimedia projects that help our customers succeed.


We stand ready to support extensive vehicle operations & maintenance, fleet management, and fuels management for military and commercial customers.


Arcata provides highly accurate and comprehensive receiving, storage, and distribution services that include warehouse & property management.

Who We Support

Our talented, energetic professionals thrive on challenge. Together, we support military preparedness, space operations, and aeronautics research.

Work For
Arcata Associates

Great teams achieve great destinies. Join the Arcata team and join like-minded people coming together to find solutions for our nation’s most demanding technological challenges. Are you passionate about science, space, aeronautics, or supporting critical military preparedness? Join the Arcata family and make a real contribution to the workplace and the world in which we live. 

Utilize your skills in technical services or transportation – work a job that makes an impact on the earth, in the air, and beyond the edge of space. Benefits of working for Arcata Associates:


We prepare our nation’s military and ensure they have the best systems to defend our country


We design and develop systems to explore our universe and improve our understanding of Earth


Our strength is our people. We treat our employees with respect, and recognize and reward performance

Latest Articles

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Around Arcata – September 2023

President's Message In less than six months, Arcata not only celebrates its 45th anniversary as a company but also the start of the company’s first contract in support of the Nevada Test & Training Range (NTTR) at Nellis AFB, Nevada. While Arcata has received...

Around Arcata – May 2022

President's Message Fantastic start to the year as we experienced a significant decline in the number of COVID-19 cases, started our support of the Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center (AUTEC) contract, and received high marks on our DoD and NASA programs....

Around Arcata – December 2021

President's Message The past year has been filled with challenges due to the world-wide pandemic. But the work of Arcata continued at a high level as we supported warfighter training, test and evaluation, aeronautics research, space operations, and space...

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“The Arcata culture welcomes employees. The culture makes employees feel valued and appreciated. The Arcata culture is grounded on integrity. This culture is sincerely passed down by the company President and Sr. Management. This culture has paved the way for high employee morale and low turnover.”

– Robert, Site Manager