DANBURY, Conn., May 6, 2024 – ARKA Group, L.P. has been selected for the 2024 Connecticut Medal of Technology for its groundbreaking contributions to science and national security and benefiting Connecticut’s economy with employment opportunities and community outreach during the past six decades. The medal will be presented at the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering’s (CASE) 49th Annual Meeting and Dinner, May 21, 2024, to be held at The Woodwinds in Branford, Connecticut.

Headquartered in Danbury, Connecticut, ARKA is a world leader in the design and development of precision optics, telescopes and electro-optical payload systems for defense, aerospace and scientific applications. In recent years, ARKA’s mission has expanded to include innovative communications solutions, software development and data processing capabilities to support critical programs around the world and in space.

“At ARKA, we are committed to solving our customers’ hardest problems with integrity and expertise, to protect the warfighter and innovate for the future,” said ARKA Chief Executive Officer Andreas Nonnenmacher. “Congratulations to our engineering team, whose talent and passion are second to none. We are honored to receive this prestigious award and look forward to continuing to invent the future. We’re proud of all that we have done and will continue to do, in Connecticut and beyond.”

ARKA recently completed a major expansion of its 550,000 square-foot Danbury facility to expand production of smallsat systems, payloads and optical coating capabilities.

About ARKA

Based in Danbury, Connecticut, ARKA is a fully integrated mission partner providing world-leading technologies and services with an unrivaled reputation for excellence. ARKA’s 60-year legacy reaches back to the beginnings of our country’s space endeavors. Our advanced capabilities address the needs of the warfighter, including world-class optical technologies, ground processing and analytics and next-generation space solutions. ARKA helps create a safer world, driven by innovation, mission performance and advanced engineering. For more information, visit arka.org.

About CASE

The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering was chartered by the General Assembly in 1976 to provide expert guidance on science and technology to the people and to the state of Connecticut, and to promote the application of science and technology to human welfare and economic well-being. For more information about the Academy, please see ctcase.org.