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Sierra Nevada Gets USAF Precision Strike Package Contract Option

Sierra Nevada Corp. has received a one-year, $19.9 million contract modification to provide additional services for the U.S. Air Force’s aircraft precision strike package. The Air Force exercised an option under a previously awarded contract that covers PSP logistics support for the Lockheed Martin-built AC-130J and AC-130W platforms, the Defense Department said Tuesday. DoD noted the …

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Air Force Taps Sierra Nevada and Embraer Defense & Security for Additional A-29 Aircraft

Sierra Nevada Corporation and Embraer Defense & Security have received orders from the U.S. Air Force to deliver six additional A-29 Super Tucano aircraft in support of the A-29 Afghanistan Program. Embraer said Wednesday the aircraft units will be manufactured in  Jacksonville, Florida. The addition brings the program’s total aircraft count to 26. The A-29 is a light …

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MDA to Deliver Comms Subsystem for Sierra Nevada Cargo Delivery Spacecraft

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has secured a multimillion dollar contract from Sierra Nevada Corp. to deliver a communications subsystem for spacecraft SNC is developing under NASA‘s Commercial Resupply Services-2 program. MDA said Wednesday its communications subsystem will work to provide on-board communication signal processing support for the Dream Chaser spacecraft. Dream Chaser is slated …

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Lockheed Adds Sierra Nevada to Skunk Works JSTARS Recap Team

Sierra Nevada Corp. has joined a Lockheed Martin-led industry team that is working on the U.S. Air Force‘s recapitalization effort for the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System aircraft. Lockheed’s aeronautics business said Tuesday SNC will be part of the Skunk Works JSTARS Recap team and modify the Global 6000 business jet built by teammate Bombardier …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne-Sierra Nevada Team to Perform Deep Space Habitat Architectural Study

Aerojet Rocketdyne and Sierra Nevada Corp. have partnered to conduct an architectural study for a deep space habitat system. Sierra Nevada is one of the six contractors selected by NASA to perform research and development work on prototypes of habitation systems under the agency’s Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnership-2 program. “We …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne to Build Power System for Sierra Nevada’s ISS Transportation Spacecraft

Sierra Nevada Corporation has awarded Aerojet Rocketdyne a contract to provide an electrical power system for the former’s Dream Chaser commercial spacecraft designated by NASA to transport cargo to and from the International Space Station. Aerojet Rocketdyne said Tuesday it will design, create, test and install the electrical power system onto Dream Chaser as …

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Mark Sirangelo: Lockheed Starts to Make Airframes for Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser

Lockheed Martin and Sierra Nevada’s space systems division have introduced the orbital spacecraft composite airframe of the Dream Chaser vehicle that SNC is developing for NASA’s human spaceflight program. Mark Sirangelo, corporate vice president of space systems, said Friday that Lockheed has begun work to to manufacture the Dream Chaser orbital structure airframes. …

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DynCorp, Sierra Nevada Create Aircraft Services Partnership; Tim Owings Comments

DynCorp International has partnered with Sierra Nevada‘s integrated mission systems unit to provide aircraft installation, maintenance and other services to customers and pursue new business opportunities in emerging markets. The alliance will focus primarily on intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems, fixed-wing aircraft and unmanned aerial systems, the companies said Monday. …

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Sierra Nevada Completes Second UAV Sensor Demo; Greg Cox Comments

Sierra Nevada Corp. has completed the second flight demonstration of a sense-and-avoid radar sensor designed for unmanned aerial vehicles under a program with the Air Force Research Laboratory. The Airborne Sense and Avoid sensor intends to support the branch’s Multi-Sensor Detect Sense and Avoid program, SNC said Monday. According to …

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