Aerospace and Defense
Company Overview of Sierra Nevada Corporation
Sierra Nevada Corporation is a high-tech electronics, engineering, and manufacturing company that provides technology solutions in electronics, aerospace, avionics, space, propulsion, micro-satellite, aircraft, and communications systems. It offers spacecraft systems, propulsion systems, space exploration systems, and space technologies; mobile tower systems, autonomous aerial refueling demonstrations, and fire scout approaching shipboards for military and civil aviation applications; and manned and unmanned aircraft systems design, modification, integration, test, and certification solutions for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems. The company also provides multi-mission ...
444 Salomon Circle
Sparks, NV 89434
Founded in 1963
Key Executives for Sierra Nevada Corporation
Corporate Vice President of Space Systems
Vice President of Business Development - Space Systems
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.
Sierra Nevada Corporation Key Developments
NASA Awards International Space Station Cargo Transport Contracts to Orbital ATK, Sierra Nevada Corporation and SpaceX
Jan 14 16
NASA has awarded three cargo contracts to ensure the critical science, research and technology demonstrations that are informing the agency's journey to Mars are delivered to the International Space Station (ISS) from 2019 through 2024. The agency unveiled its selection of Orbital ATK of Dulles, Virginia; Sierra Nevada Corporation of Sparks, Nevada; and SpaceX of Hawthorne, California to continue building on the initial resupply partnerships with two American companies. These Commercial Resupply Services (CRS-2) contracts are designed to obtain cargo delivery services to the space station, disposal of unneeded cargo, and the return of research samples and other cargo from the station back to NASA. The contracts, which begin upon award, guarantee a minimum of six cargo resupply missions from each provider. The contracts also include funding ISS integration, flight support equipment, special tasks and studies, and NASA requirement changes.
Sierra Nevada Corp. Wins $2.93 Million Federal Contract from the U.S. Air Force Materiel Command, Rome, New York, for R&D on Emerging Threat Signal Exploitation
Dec 19 15
Sierra Nevada Corp. won a $2,934,903 federal contract from the U.S. Air Force Materiel Command, Rome, New York, for R&D on emerging threat signal exploitation.
The Republic of Lebanon Confirms the Acquisition of Six A-29 Super Tucano Turboprop Aircraft from Embraer Defense & Security and Sierra Nevada Corporation
Nov 9 15
The Republic of Lebanon confirmed the acquisition of six A-29 Super Tucano turboprop aircraft from Embraer Defense & Security and Sierra Nevada Corporation. The contract includes logistics support for aircraft operation as well as a complete training system for Lebanese Air Force pilots and mechanics. The sale was approved in June by the U.S. State Department. The aircraft sale is part of a larger, more comprehensive package, including infrastructure improvements, that will be fulfilled by other parties not involved in the Embraer/SNC partnership. The planes, which are currently in operation with 10 Air Forces around the world, will be built in the Jacksonville, Florida.
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