The MITRE Corporation is a non-profit organization that provides research and development services to the U.S. government. The organization was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts. MITRE operates several federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs) that focus on a variety of areas, including defense, healthcare, and cybersecurity. The organization is known for its expertise in systems engineering, information technology, and other technical fields. MITRE is committed to advancing the public interest and has a long history of working with government agencies to solve complex problems and improve public services.