Sierra Nevada Wins $88 Million for Degraded Visual Environment Pilotage System
Sierra Nevada Wins $88 Million for Degraded Visual Environment Pilotage System

Sierra Nevada Wins $88 Million for Degraded Visual Environment Pilotage System

Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nevada, was awarded an $88,000,000 modification on an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, and cost reimbursable contract (H92241-19-D-0009) in support of U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) for the Degraded Visual Environment Pilotage System. This modification raises the contract ceiling to $110,000,000. Fiscal 2019 procurement funds in the amount of $5,000,000 are being obligated at the time of award. This contract is a non-competitive award and is in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302.1. USSOCOM Headquarters, Tampa, Florida, is the contracting activity.

Sierra Nevada Degraded Visual Environment (DVE) solutions provide increased flight safety and operational capability by restoring pilot situational awareness in currently prohibitive DVE. These sensor agnostic, configurable systems utilize input from a number of passive and active, high-resolution and deep penetrating sensors to provide real-time, multi-sensor fused imagery and command guidance symbology throughout the entire operational flight envelope. Solutions are available for fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft. Sierra Nevada DVE solutions leverage over a decade of experience and investment to provide the most mature, comprehensive solution for mitigating multiple forms of DVE available today.

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) is an American privately held electronic systems provider and systems integrator specializing in microsatellites, telemedicine, and commercial orbital transportation services. The company contracts with the United States Armed Forces, NASA and private spaceflight companies. SNC has 34 locations in 19 U.S. states, England, Germany and Turkey. The company was founded in 1963 by John Chisholm. It started as a small business with a few employees, working out of an airplane hangar in Stead, Nevada. It was acquired in 1994 by husband and wife Fatih Ozmen and Eren Ozmen. Fatih Ozmen was one of the original employees hired by Chisholm in 1981.

Sierra Nevada Wins $88 Million for Degraded Visual Environment Pilotage System
Sierra Nevada Wins $88 Million for Degraded Visual Environment Pilotage System

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