Aerospace and Defense
Company Overview of Sierra Nevada Corporation
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
Founded in 1963
Key Executives for Sierra Nevada Corporation
Corporate Vice President and Head of Space Systems
Chief Systems Engineer and Test Pilot
PMI Facility Security Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.
Sierra Nevada Corporation Key Developments
Sierra Nevada Corp. Wins $16,452,253 Cost-Plus-Fixed-Fee Federal Contract
May 30 15
Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nevada, was awarded a $16,452,253 cost-plus-fixed-fee federal contract by the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Adelphi, Maryland, for research and development.
Sierra Nevada Corporation Receives Contract to Support Exelis on NASA's Joint Polar Satellite System-2 Mission
May 14 15
Sierra Nevada Corporation's (SNC) Space Systems was competitively selected by Exelis Geospatial Systems to develop and build the Radiation Budget Instrument (RBI) Azimuth Rotation Module (ARM) for the Joint Polar Satellite System-2 (JPSS-2) mission. Exelis is the prime contractor to NASA for the RBI. The JPSS polar satellite constellation mission will gather global Earth observation data to better predict and monitor climate trends. The Exelis-built RBI scanning radiometer will measure Earth's reflected sunlight and emitted thermal radiation. Long-term satellite data from RBI will help scientists and researchers understand the links between Earth's incoming and outgoing energy. SNC will develop and build the ARM, which will serve as a rotational stage for the RBI Instrument and as the primary interface between the RBI and the JPSS-2 Spacecraft in its Louisville, Colorado, and Durham, North Carolina, facilities.
Sierra Nevada and German Aerospace Center Extend Partnership for Dream Chaser Spacecraft
Apr 17 15
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.
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