Founded in 2006 and headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

Today our cadre of professionals provide support to National Security Customers in multiple locations throughout the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, providing Cyber Warfare Engineering, Procurement & Acquisition, Program Management, and Training to our customers.


Hegarty Research personnel are deeply rooted in Electronic Warfare, Cyber Warfare, SIGINT (ELINT & COMINT), Information Operations, Information Warfare, and Communications Electronic Attack.

We bring together a unique mix of personnel with engineering, domain, and operational expertise from service in the Navy, Air Force, Army, and Marine Corps. Our experience spans research and development activities to front line deployments across the globe.

Photograph from Mr. Hegarty in Camp LeJeune of the first experimental USMC LAV equipped for Electronic Warfare in 1985. While in the Marine Corps and stationed with 2nd Radio Battalion, Mr. Hegarty was heavily involved in the early field testing of this prototype unit.

Diversity and Inclusion

We are proud of our work force and how it reflects the diversity of our community. Over 25% of our employees are from traditionally under-represented communities, 40% of our employees are women, and 50% of our employees are veterans.

Mr. Hegarty is a Marine Corps SIGINT and Ground Electronic Warfare Veteran and Electrical Engineer with expertise in Electromagnetics, Antennas, Communications Theory, Receiver Design, and Jamming.

Service to Higher Education

We encourage our employees to volunteer and serve in the community. The company is committed to supporting students pursuing their STEM education.

Mr. Hegarty Serves as the National Advisory Council Chair

Hegarty Award for Faculty Innovation

R&D Showcase

Hegarty Research has been a long time supporter of The George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science Student Research and Development Showcase

Mr. Hegarty serves as President of the Alumni Board of Directors

Hosting IEEE Student Members Visiting Washington, D.C.

Mr. Hegarty is serving his second three year term as a Member of the University of Illinois Foundation.

Headquarters in Tysons Corner Virginia

   4,700 square feet of office space in Tysons Corner, Virginia.