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Engineering Services Network to Help Develop Navy’s Combat System Operational Sequencing Tech

Engineering Services Network has won a potential five-year, $39.5 million to help the U.S. Navy develop, modify and validate a combat systems operational sequencing system. The company said Friday it will deliver CSOSS for integration with shipboard sensors, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and weapon systems. ESN will …

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Sierra Nevada Completes Test Milestone for Dream Chaser Spacecraft

Sierra Nevada Corp. has achieved a contractual milestone with NASA for the company-built Dream Chaser spacecraft after a test vehicle completed a free-flight test in November. SNC said Friday Dream Chaser cleared Milestone 4B under the Commercial Crew Integrated Capability contract, confirming that the spacecraft is designed to perform safe runway landings from …

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Triumph Group to Build Landing Gear System for Sierra Nevada’s Cargo Space Plane

Sierra Nevada Corp. has awarded Triumph Group a contract to produce a landing gear system for a reusable lifting-body vehicle designed to support NASA‘s resupply mission to the International Space Station. Triumph said Tuesday it will provide main and nose landing gear along with integrated actuation technologies for door systems of Dream Chaser spacecraft SNC is building under …

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Sierra Nevada-Turkish Aerospace Industries Team to Offer Trainer Aircraft for Air Force T-X Program

Sierra Nevada Corp. and Turkish Aerospace Industries have developed a trainer aircraft in order to compete for the U.S. Air Force’s T-X program that seeks to replace the T-38 jet, Quwa reported Monday. Bilal Khan writes SNC and TAI established a Colorado-based subsidiary, Freedom Aircraft Ventures, to offer the Freedom Trainer aircraft. The Freedom Trainer …

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CAE to Establish Aviation Training Center in Saudi Arabia

CAE has partnered with the Saudi National Company of Aviation to establish a flight training center at the King Fahad International Airport in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. The SNCA-sponsored facility will offer commercial pilot license curriculum, courseware, staff and instructor training and control systems safety education, CAE said Sunday. Both companies made the announcement during the 2017 Dubai …

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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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