For more than 50 years, QinetiQ North America has been providing technology development and product solutions to commercial and military customers.
- 1956 – Originated as Foster-Miller, Inc., headquartered in Waltham, MA
- 2001 – The United Kingdom Ministry of Defense, Defense Evaluation and Research Agency (DERA), privatized their laboratories and test ranges, creating QinetiQ.
- 2004 – QinetiQ acquired the U.S. companies Westar and Foster-Miller, the first two of a string of acquisitions that would eventually become QinetiQ North America.
- 2006 – QinetiQ (LSE: QQ) became a public company.