Advanced Programs, Incorporated's mission is to provide government and industry with high quality, integrated system solutions across a broad range of computer architectures and operating environments.

Since being founded in 1969, Advanced Programs, Incorporated has been dedicated to outstanding performance for agencies involved with intelligence, defense and foreign affairs that require the development, production and life-cycle support of specialized computer and networking products and services. Our most typical customers are program management offices responsible for acquiring, deploying and maintaining computer and network solutions for field site operations.

Our commitment is to partner with these organizations and deeply understand their needs and challenges. This enables us to deliver affordable solutions while leveraging the latest in leading edge information technology, packaged specifically to meet their needs. Our organization quickly responds to customer requirements while providing strong program management and life cycle support. Advanced Programs, Inc. has a core of experienced employees that has successfully leveraged program-based teams comprised of engineering, manufacturing and support personnel to develop and support systems for field site environments. This is a proven approach, validated by the success of Advanced Programs, Incorporated and its customers.


Steven S. Rice
President & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Rice is currently President & Chief Executive Officer of Advanced Programs, Incorporated. He first joined the company in 1990 as Director, Sales & Marketing. He assumed the position of Vice President, Sales & Marketing in 1991 and the position of President in 1992. API was a wholly owned subsidiary of DRS Technologies, Inc. from March, 1999 to November, 2002. During this period, in addition to continuing as President of API, Mr. Rice served for two years as Senior Vice President and General Manager of DRS Electronic Systems, Inc and subsequently as President, DRS Rugged Systems Europe for one year. In November, 2002, upon completion of a management buyout led by Mr. Rice, he assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Rice holds a BS/BA in Marketing from the University of Florida and an MBA in Finance from George Mason University. Prior to joining API, Mr. Rice held various management positions with Gould Electronics, QTP and Modular Computer Systems.

David D. Dangora
Vice President of Engineering

Mr. Dangora has a career that spans 36 years of Hardware Design, Tempest Hardware Design and Engineering Management. He has worked for Wang Laboratories, DigitalNet, BAE Systems and Advanced Programs, Inc.

Mr. Dangora holds a BSEE from Northeastern University.