American Electronics, Inc. (Amelex) is a leading-edge, woman-owned small business, excelling in the areas of Program Management, Engineering, Information Technology, and Facilities Management. Our talented and knowledgeable team of approximately 300 employees supports multiple Department of Defense agencies including the United States Navy, Army, and Air Force; the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA); and numerous civilian and commercial organizations. Amelex takes pride in the outstanding reputation we have achieved for the exemplary customer satisfaction we have provided over the past 35 years – a reputation on which our customers have come to rely.
Amelex was founded in 1982 as a high-level engineering company providing support to the Navy. In 1987, Amelex opened their first field office in Patuxent River to provide engineering support services to the Identification Systems Division of the Naval Electronic Systems Engineering Activity (now part of the Naval Air Warfare Center). In 2003, Amelex was purchased by Dawn Rich and Kim Oliver, who continue to successfully collaborate, manage, and lead the company’s operations.
The Amelex corporate office is located in California, Maryland. Additional field offices are located in Arlington, VA and Charleston, SC. Amelex personnel are also located at various customer sites including Cherry Point, North Carolina; Huntsville, Alabama; and Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.