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  1. Telephonics to support electronic countermeasures for U.S. MarinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | UPI

    Sierra Nevada Corporation has given Telephonics a contract to support their production of MODI II electronic countermeasure systems for the U.S. Marine Corps . Under the contract, valued at $18 million, Telephonics will help Sierra Nevada produce 580 Modi II units.

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  2. Telephonics Teams with Sierra Nevada Corporation on U.S. Marine Corps' Modi IIRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Freshnews

    Telephonics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation , announced today that it has received an $18 million manufacturing contract from Sierra Nevada Corporation in support of approximately 580 MODI II Electronic Countermeasure systems for the U.S. Marine Corps Marine Expeditionary Units. Modi II, an SNC design, is a man-pack ECM jammer which has industry-leading Size, Weight and Power metrics and is an exceptionally cost-effective, sustainable capability set.

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  3. NASA's New Space Shuttle Is a Work of Futuristic ArtRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | The New York Observer

    A recent, NASA-awarded cargo pact worth billions means smoother sailing for the development of Dream Chaser, a new space shuttle built by Sierra Nevada Corp , based in Louisville, CO. The unique spacecraft has had a long and arduous journey from its Soviet-era beginnings to its thrust into today's escalating private industry space race.

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  4. New Afghan Air Force Finally Taking FlightRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | DefenceTalk News

    ... became an acquisition nightmare. When the Air Force awarded the contract for some 20 A-29 LAS to a team led by Sierra Nevada Corporation and using the Embraer Super Tucano airframe, the loser in the competition protested. The competition for the LAS ...

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  5. SpaceX tests spacecraft parachutes that will land astronauts back on EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Fox News

    ... however made a hard landing and broke a support leg. Earlier this month NASA awarded SpaceX, Orbital ATK and Sierra Nevada Corporation contracts to fly cargo missions to the International Space Station from 2019 through 2024. Under the terms of the ...

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  6. Europe to Invest in Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser Cargo VehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Space.com

    Sierra Nevada Corp.'s win of a NASA contract to ferry cargo to the International Space Station will trigger a $36 million investment by the 22-nation European Space Agency following a cooperation agreement to be signed in the coming weeks, ESA said. Once the agreement is signed , ESA will begin work building the first flight model of the International Berthing and Docking Mechanism , which Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser Cargo System will use to attach itself to the space station.

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  7. Bezos' Blue Origin makes history 'demonstrating reuse' Why a big deal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... to resupply the ISS . Those contracts have been awarded to three companies - Blue Origin, SpaceX, and Sierra Nevada Corp., each of which has its own take on spacecraft reusability. Blue Origin is the first of the three to feature a reused rocket ...

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  8. SpaceX Wins New NASA Contract For ISS DeliveriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | SocalTECH.com

    ... 2019 through 2024. In addition to the award to SpaceX, NASA also awarded simliar contracts to Orbital ATK and Sierra Nevada Corporation. NASA said the contracts guarantee a minimum of six, cargo resupply missions from each provider, plus funding for ...

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  9. OG2 In-Orbit Testing CompleteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    ... Orbcomm's operation team reports that it's continuing to make solid progress on our OG2 launch operations with Sierra Nevada Corporation completing In-Orbit Testing on all 11 OG2 satellites to verify that the satellite hardware is operating as ...

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  10. SpaceX Wins New NASA Contract For ISS DeliveriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | SocalTECH.com

    ... 2019 through 2024. In addition to the award to SpaceX, NASA also awarded simliar contracts to Orbital ATK and Sierra Nevada Corporation. NASA said the contracts guarantee a minimum of six, cargo resupply missions from each provider, plus funding for ...

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  11. What's different about NASA's new plan for space station deliveries?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Christian Science Monitor

    NASA awarded to the contract for delivering cargo to the International Space Station to three companies, including Sierra Nevada, which has not contracted with NASA before but promises the capability of a touchdown landing and a reusable rocket. Sierra Nevada Corporation engineers and technicians prepare the firm's Dream Chaser engineering test vehicle for tow tests.

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  12. NASA adds another company to ship supplies to space stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | The Courier

    In this Aug. 22, 2013 photo provided by NASA, Sierra Nevada Corporation's Dream Chaser engineering test spacecraft is suspended from a cable from a large helicopter during a test at the NASA Dryden site in California. On Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, Nasa announced the Sierra Nevada Corp. will join SpaceX and Orbital ATK in launching cargo to the International Space Station.

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  13. Afghanistan receives A-29 Super Tucano aircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | UPI

    The first four A-29 Super Tucano attack/training aircraft for the Afghan Air Force has been delivered to the country. The Super Tucano is manufactured in the United States by Brazil's Embraer, which partnered with Sierra Nevada Corporation for a $427 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for 20 of the planes.

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  14. NASA's newest cargo spacecraft began life as a Soviet space planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Ars Technica

    Last week when NASA awarded Sierra Nevada a contract to develop its Dream Chaser vehicle for cargo delivery to the International Space Station, it validated a design that dates back half a century. This particular winged vehicle concept marked the Soviet Union's first attempt to develop a space plane and now, in an ironic twist of history, the Soviet design may help the United States to commercialize space.

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  15. NASA Adds Sierra Nevada Corporation to ISS Supply FleetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | The Echo

    New Commercial Resupply Services contracts to keep the station stocked through 2024 have also been awarded to Orbital ATK and SpaceX. The front-runners are believed to be incumbent cargo haulers SpaceX and Orbital ATK , plus Sierra Nevada Corp. with its Dream Chaser mini-shuttle.

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  16. Newcomer Sierra Nevada to supply ISS alongside SpaceX, Orbital: NASARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    NASA on Thursday split a multi-billion-dollar contract to resupply the International Space Station between three US firms: SpaceX, Orbital ATK and Sierra Nevada -- a newcomer with reusable spacecraft. President Barack Obama pledged in 2010 that the US space agency would increasingly work with private companies, placing them in competition in order "to make getting to space easier and more affordable."

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  17. NASA to announce ISS cargo contracts todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | The Echo

    The agency announced it awarded Commercial Resupply Services 2 contracts to Orbital ATK, Sierra Nevada Corporation and SpaceX for cargo missions to and from the ISS starting in late 2019. NASA selected SpaceX and Orbital ATK during the Commercial Resupply Services contracts' first round, which is called CRS1.

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  18. NASA is upping the competition on SpaceXRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... Orbital ATK and SpaceX in 2008 , but this second round saw a new addition to the well-established team: the Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) Space Systems. And right now, SNC has something that Orbital and SpaceX do not: A winged spacecraft that is ...

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  19. Sparks company gets NASA contract for shuttleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    KOLO-TV in Reno reports that Sierra Nevada Corporation was awarded the contract Thursday for its Dream Chaser shuttle. The Dream Chaser is a folding-wing aircraft that will transport cargo to and from the International Space Station starting in 2019.

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  20. NASA Adds Third Company as Space Station ShipperRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 16 | CIO Today

    NASA is adding a third company to its short list of space station suppliers, a Nevada business that will bring back a mini version of the shuttle. On Thursday, NASA announced Sierra Nevada Corp. will join SpaceX and Orbital ATK in launching cargo to the International Space Station.

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