John J. McMullen Associates, Incorporated (JJMA) was one of the largest naval architecture firms in the United States, specializing in ship design and marine-related technical consulting between 1957 and 2005. Founded in 1957 in New York City by Dr. John J. McMullen, JJMA developed a strong reputation in commercial ship design and management of ship construction projects for ship operators. In the 1970s, JJMA extended its capabilities to technical and program support of US Navy ship construction programs for the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) through an office in Arlington, Virginia. Success in naval programs support led to them as l further expansion with JJMA operations supporting NAVSEA in Pascagoula, MS, Bath, ME, Port Hueneme, CA, Newport News, VA and several other U.S. shipbuilding centers. JJMA also added a Houston, Texas operation to support the offshore oil industry, as well as specialty consulting services in New York for port planning, and support for naval modernization by allied nations. In 2005, JJMA was purchased by the Virginia-based Alion Science and Technology Corporation.