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April 27, 2015 1:38 PM ET

Aerospace and Defense

Company Overview of Sierra Nevada Corporation

Company Overview

Sierra Nevada Corporation develops, engineers, and manufactures high technology electronics, avionics, and communications systems for commercial and government sectors. The company offers space systems; communications, navigation, and surveillance/air traffic management solutions; intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance solutions; integrated mission systems; information and sensor solutions; and electronic warfare/range instrumentation solutions. It also provides solutions in the areas of human space flight, microsatellites, telemedicine, renewable/solar energy, navigation and guidance, fusion and transformation, cyber, electronic protection, nanotechnology, and net-centric operations...

444 Salomon Circle

Sparks, NV 89434

United States

Founded in 1963





Key Executives for Sierra Nevada Corporation

Chief Executive Officer
Chairman and President
Corporate Vice President and Head of Space Systems
Chief Systems Engineer and Test Pilot
PMI Facility Security Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Sierra Nevada Corporation Key Developments

Sierra Nevada and German Aerospace Center Extend Partnership for Dream Chaser Spacecraft

Sierra Nevada (SNC) has extended its partnership with German Aerospace Center (DLR) to explore new technologies for its crewed and uncrewed Dream Chaser spacecraft. The latest deal will extend the partnership until 2017, and comes after a one-year Dream Chaser technical agreement in 2013.

Sierra Nevada Corp. Wins $15,117,867 Federal Contract

Sierra Nevada Corp. was awarded a $15,117,867 federal contract modification by the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, for contractor logistics services in support of the AC-130W and AC-130J precision strike package. Places of performance will be in Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico; Hurlburt Field, Florida; and various deployment locations.

Sierra Nevada Corporation and NASA Amend Commercial Crew Integrated Capability Partnership Agreement for Dream Chaser Space System

Sierra Nevada Corporation announced it has amended its current Space Act Agreement (SAA), adding a significant development milestone to the Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) partnership with NASA. The amendment, which extends the period of performance through March 2016, introduced unfunded Milestone 41, Design Analysis Cycle-6 Closeout Review - demonstrating the advancement of the Dream Chaser Space System design from a Preliminary Design Review (PDR) level of maturity toward a Critical Design Review (CDR) level. The Dream Chaser has been under development in partnership with NASA's Commercial Crew Program since 2010. SNC's Dream Chaser is the reusable, lifting-body, low-g, and runway-landing-capable spacecraft in the world. It offers a reliable, cost-effective solution for transportation of crew and cargo to low-Earth orbit.

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