Embraer and Sierra Nevada Corporation have won a contract to supply 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft to the Nigerian Air Force. The A-29 Super Tucano aircraft are turboprop light air support aircraft meant for attacking and reconnaissance of lightly-defended enemy territory
Sierra Nevada Corp has been awarded a $329,076,750 contract to manufacture 12 A-29 Super Tucano aircraft for the Nigerian Air Force. The total amount of the contract is approved at $344,727,439 to include a Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) System for six of the aircraft
Sierra Nevada Corp won a $23 million modification contract to upgrade two Saudi Arabian King Air 350 extended range aircraft. The upgrade includes equipping the aircraft with intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance/synthetic aperture radar capability; one transportable ground station; one fixed ground station; and one mission system trainer, the US DoD announced in a statement on Wednesday
Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has been selected to participate in the first phase of the United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Subterranean (SubT) Challenge program as part of an international team led by the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR). The DARPA SubT Challenge is focused on advancing technologies that will enhance the ability to rapidly map, navigate and search subterranean environments through both systems and virtual competitions
Sierra Nevada Corp (SNC) has been awarded a $1,808,000,000 contract for potential procurement, sustainment, modifications, ferry, and related equipment for the A-29 light air support attack aircraft. Work will be performed at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia; and Kabul, Kandahar, and Mazari Sharif Air Bases, Afghanistan
Sierra Nevada (SNC) has submitted its Sierra Force helicopter in its final bid and proposal to replace the United States Air Forces (USAF) UH-1N Huey fleet. SNC will purchase divested UH-60A helicopters from the US Army
Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) signed a strategic collaboration agreement with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) on July 17 to support development of a new tactical Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) able to take off and land vertically for the U.S
Lebanon has received the final four of six A-29 Super Tucano aircraft from Sierra Nevada Corp and Embraer. The delivery comes two months ahead of schedule and completes the original order of six aircraft
Sierra Nevada Corporation along with its partners Ascent Vision and RADA Technologies will participate in the SOFWERX ThunderDrone Rapid Prototyping Event (RPE) III demonstration with their X-MADIS (eXpeditionary Mobile Aerial Defense Integrated System). X-MADIS is a self-contained, fully mobile and integrated counter-unmanned aerial systems (C-UAS) capability
Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has been selected to participate in Phase 3 of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Gremlins program as part of the Dynetics-led team. The Gremlins program will develop the capability to launch groups of reusable Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) from manned aircraft while out of range of adversary defenses, enhancing the operational flexibility, safety and effectiveness of U
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Kuwait of four King Air 350ER Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft for an estimated $259 million. The principal contractor will be Sierra Nevada Corporation, Hagerstown, MD
The US Air Force will continue experimenting with two non-developmental aircraft, Textron Aviation AT-6 Wolverine and Sierra Nevada/Embraer A-29 Super Tucano this year. The USAF plans to work closely with the industry to experiment with maintenance, data networking and sensors with the two light attack aircraft rather than do a combat demonstration, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson said in a statement last Friday
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