At Fourth Dimension Engineering we have established a reputation for providing innovative approaches to solving our customers’ problems. It is our mission to identify, research and solve problems through creative and innovative application of technology, culminating in quality hardware and software. As one of our customers observed, “4D is unique in being able to combine ‘hi-tech wizardry’ with a practical understanding of customers’ needs. The result has been a steady growth in our business and customer base. Polaris Alpha, a leading provider of advanced technology, software, and solutions to the defense and intelligence communities, acquired Fourth Dimension Engineering in April 2018.


Polaris Alpha provides advanced technical capabilities, specialized domain expertise, and mission-critical solutions to Department of Defense and Intelligence Community customers. The company has approximately 1,300 employees with major offices in Annapolis Junction, MD; Columbia, MD; Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD; Colorado Springs, CO; Denver, CO; and Fredericksburg, VA as well as customer sites both domestically and internationally. For further details on Polaris Alpha customers and capabilities, please visit www.polarisalpha.com or the company’s LinkedIn page.

Mission First

We are a Mission First company, dedicated to the idea that empowering employees with the authority to act in the interests of our customers and their mission ultimately leads to enhanced opportunities for growth. Our reputation with our customers and our growth to date attests to the soundness of this idea and our success in living up to it.


The growth and progress of any organization like ours depends on its employees – people with initiative, creativity, and enthusiasm providing exceptional service with integrity and professionalism. We maintain high standards of honesty, hard work and a consistent focus on our customers needs. In the workplace, we promote an atmosphere of open communication and collaboration among all of our employees in which they can learn and grow. Our employees work together for our common success to help us maintain our leadership position in a highly competitive industry.