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A-P-T Research, Inc. (Analysis, Planning, Test Research, or "APT") is an employee-owned, small business based in Cummings Research Park, Huntsville, Alabama. APT provides professional engineering services in a variety of disciplines including systems engineering, risk assessment and analysis, test planning, range safety, system safety, software system safety, explosives safety, industrial and quality engineering, quality assurance, mission assurance, Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V), software development and modeling, and related areas. APT currently supports more than 50 customers of which approximately 40 are Government agencies. Our personnel are owners and each shares in the commitment to APT's corporate mission of continually providing state-of-the-art expertise and ensuring the highest level of customer satisfaction.

Featured Product

Hazard Tracking System

Utilizing our experience in System Safety, APT has developed web-based HTS software as a means for evaluating and tracking hazard mitigation efforts to completion. The HTS is used to coordinate among Government and Contractor personnel the status of safety mitigation actions through closure or risk acceptance. Our HTS software can be readily tailored to many activities and programs.

For more information about the Hazard Tracking System and other APT Products, click here.



APT's Safety Engineering and Analysis Center (SEAC) offers many excellent training courses for both Government and industrial personnel. APT offers over 36 CEUs in professional training. For more info about training courses, click here.

Upcoming Training Courses

  • IMESAFR, May 10-12; Helsinki
    (SAFEX Congress)
  • System Safety, May 15-19
  • Software System Safety, June 6-8
  • Risk Management for Safety Engineering, June 19-23
  • Explosives Safety, July 11-13

DOT HC Services

APT offers DOT Competent Authority Approval services to a wide variety of clients in the explosive industry. As a DOT approved Examining Agency, APT is authorized to perform explosives and other hazardous materials examination services. These services are to determine DOT transportation classification, including proper shipping name, hazard class and division, and compatibility group for explosive substances and articles.

HC BoxFor more information, or to request these services,
click here.


We are always looking for enthusiastic, hard-working people to join our team, especially in the fields of system safety, range safety, flight safety, software safety, risk analysis, and software development. To see the latest employment opportunities, click here.