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Sierra Nevada-Embraer Team to Join Air Force Light Attack Aircraft Demo

The U.S. Air Force has invited a team composed of Sierra Nevada and Embraer‘s defense and security business to participate in the service branch’s OA-X light attack aircraft demonstration in July at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico. Sierra Nevada said Friday the two companies will jointly showcase the A-29 Super Tucano light air support aircraft at …

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BAE Selects Triumph to Supply Gun Bodies for India’s Future M777 Howitzers

Triumph Group has secured a $15 million contract from BAE Systems to manufacture gun bodies for M777 Howitzer weapons that the British defense contractor’s U.S. subsidiary will build and deliver to India under a foreign military sales deal. Berwyn, Pennsylvania-based Triumph said Monday its precision components business unit will machine, weld and assemble gun bodies before …

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Sierra Nevada-UN Partnership Targets 2021 Launch of Multicountry Microgravity Mission

A partnership between Sierra Nevada Corp. and the United Nations’ Office for Outer Space Affairs aims to launch microgravity payloads from UN member states aboard the company-built Dream Chaser spacecraft by 2021. The U.N. said Tuesday the collaborative effort aims to give developing nations an opportunity to build and deploy payloads into orbit and that all member nations will …

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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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Sierra Nevada Completes Initial Hardware Tests on Dream Chaser Test Vehicle

Sierra Nevada Corp. has completed updates and initial hardware tests on the Dream Chaser flight test vehicle as part of the company’s Commercial Resupply Services 2 contract with NASA. The company said Thursday it will ship the test vehicle to NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center to undergo a second phase of flight tests that will involve tow-tests, pre-flight ground evaluations …

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NASA OKs Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser Implementation Plan for ISS Cargo Flights

NASA has approved Sierra Nevada Corp.’s full program implementation plan for the company’s Dream Chaser spacecraft that is contracted for at least six cargo delivery services to and from the International Space Station between 2019 and 2024. SNC said Monday that NASA evaluated the company’s design, development, test and evaluation methods in efforts …

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Engineering Services Network to Support NUWC Newport’s Module Test & Repair Program

Engineering Services Network will provide logistics and technical support for the module test and repair program of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center – Newport Division under a potential five-year, $13.5 million contract. The company said Wednesday the contract covers life-cycle support and repairs for circuit card assemblies and electronic modules at the NUWC …

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Canada Picks 5-Company Consortium to Run Nuclear R&D Labs; Dyan Foss Comments

A consortium of CH2M Hill, EnergySolutions, Fluor, Rolls-Royce and SNC-Lavalin has been selected to operate several nuclear research and development laboratories in Canada. The Canadian National Energy Alliance team will work to manage Canadian Nuclear Laboratories and decommission old materials at the Chalk River and Whiteshell facilities, three prototype reactor sites and the Laprade heavy …

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Douglas Lopez Promoted to COO at Engineering Services Network

Douglas Lopez, formerly head of Engineering Services Network‘s fleet support services division, will take the role of chief operating officer and work from the company’s offices in Chesapeake, Virginia. ESN said Thursday Lopez has experience working with the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, the Military Sealift Command and U.S. Navy Echelon II and III …

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Northrop to Update Navigation Systems on Canadian Navy Kingston Class Vessels

Northrop Grumman will build gyrocompass navigation systems for the Royal Canadian Navy’s defense vessels under a contract with SNC-Lavalin Defense Programs. The company will install dual Navigat gyrocompass systems, Navitwin IV heading management systems and heading repeaters in 12 Kingston class coastal vessels, Northrop said Monday. Northrop will perform work in British Columbia …

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Kathy Lueders: NASA, Industry Partners Eye Continued Commercial Crew Program Work in 2015

NASA and its industry partners Blue Origin, Boeing, Sierra Nevada Corp. and SpaceX together passed 23 milestones in the Commercial Crew Program in 2014 as they seek to develop crew space transportation systems. NASA said Monday the program also included technical review sessions to ensure the reliability and safety of those systems, which would …

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