Acquisitions & Subsidiaries

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    TRJet Havacilik Teknolojileri Anonim Şirketi

    June 2015 - TRJet Havacilik Teknolojileri Anonim Şirketi (TRJet) is a Turkish corporation based in Ankara that serves the Turkish Regional Aircraft Project as well as the commercial aviation sector. The newly launched Regional Aircraft Project utilizes the TRJ328™ aircraft, a modernized version of the Dornier 328 (D328), as a first step toward production of Turkey’s first domestically-built passenger aircraft, the TRJ628™. TRJet will ultimately produce and sell the TRJ328 and will play an essential role in producing Turkey’s first indigenous passenger aircraft. TRJet Online

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    Kutta Technologies, Inc.

    April 2015 - Kutta Technologies Inc. (Kutta)  is a high-tech research & development, manufacturer and supplier of command-control-communications software applications, interconnects, components and subsystems for Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health programs. As a leader in Unmanned Technologies with 15 years of experience, Kutta designs and develops innovative communication and visualization technologies that revolutionize industries. It employs highly-experienced mathematicians, physicists, and electrical and software engineers, and have created a culture and environment for delivering high-impact results. Kutta Tech Online

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    Kutta Radios, Inc.

    April 2015 - Kutta Radios Inc. (Kutta Radios) works closely with Kutta developing and selling communication and visualization technologies for government and commercial customers. Kutta Radios is a leader in rugged and survivable communications systems crucial to first responders and the mining industry, holding a Part 23 Mine Safety and Health Administration certification for its Digital Radio for Underground Miners (DRUM) radio system.

  • 328 Support Services GmbH

    February 2015 - SNC acquired 328 Support Services GmbH (328 SSG) as part of its plans to expand globally through modern commercial aircraft technologies. 328 SSG is a European-based civil aircraft company headquartered in London with its main operations based at Oberpfaffenhofen Airport, near Munich, Germany. It employs more than 150 aviation experts. 328’sSSG capabilities include full Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs), design, and build-and-certify solutions for customers such as Airbus, Lufthansa and Turkish Technic. 328 SSG is also owner of the type certificate and intellectual property (IP) rights for design, manufacture, maintenance and certification of the 200 existing Dornier 328 (D328) turboprop and jet aircraft.

  • Orbital Technologies Corporation (ORBITEC)

    July 2014 - SNC completed acquisition of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Orbital Technologies Corporation (ORBITEC) of Madison, Wisconsin. ORBITEC is a leading, high-technology development and subsystem integration company offering commercially mature solutions and strong capabilities in five distinct areas: Next Generation Fire Suppression; Propulsion, Propellant, and Power Systems; Life Support and Environment Control; Bio-based products and production systems; and Interactive 3D Simulation Software.

  • HMA Fire LLC

    July 2014 - HMA Fire LLC (HMA Fire) is a producer of industry-leading, ultra-high pressure (UHP), high-mobility fire apparatus having capability to extinguish fires faster with much less water. HMA Fire is firmly committed to solving the challenges that face firefighters throughout the world, especially where water supply infrastructure is not available. It has set high standards and goals in finding creative and more efficient, effective, and safe ways to fight structural, wild land, vehicle and other fires through the development, implementation, and delivery of state-of-the-art fire suppression technologies and products.

  • 3S Certification LLC

    September 2012 – SNC acquired wholly-owned subsidiary, 3S Certification, LLC (3S Certification), which holds a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) and specializes in FAA-mandated certification requirements. The company is a complement to SNC's existing aircraft integration and its certification expertise greatly expedites customers’ FAA certification needs. 3S Certification has existing STC approvals for 14 CFR Part 23, 25, 27 and 29 with a history of working in the rotor and fixed-wing aircraft arena. 3S Certification is home to over 90 Unit Members (UMs) approved by FAA to work under the ODA.

  • 3S Engineering LLC

    September 2012 – Along with 3S Certification, SNC procured 3S Engineering LLC (3S Engineering), as a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNC, to provide engineering design and support, compliance data development and documentation for aircraft modifications and avionics system integration design in order to show compliance for FAA approvals. 3S Engineering’s work helps expedite the issuance of STCs on a wide variety of both rotor and fixed-wing aircraft by its sister company 3S Certification.

  • SpaceDev, Inc.

    December 2008 - SNC took ownership of SpaceDev, Inc. (SpaceDev.)SpaceDev had 170+ employees in its three locations: Poway, California; Louisville, Colorado; and Durham, North Carolina. SpaceDev added tremendous space heritage with products that had flown on more than 300 spacecraft over 20 years, and represented a dynamic expansion of SNC’s space technology capabilities, proven system integration, communications, networking and intelligence capabilities in the space sector.

    After the SpaceDev acquisition, SNC formed its Space Systems Business Area which also included SNC’s subsidiary, MicroSat Systems, Inc., and incorporated the other SNC space operations and capabilities. SNC’s strategy of having an in-house satellite andspace expertise is based on its vision of providing innovative, net-centricsolutions by synergistically connecting numerous platforms and domains from the Earth’s surface all the way to orbit.

  • MicroSat Systems, Inc.

    January 2008 - SNC acquired MicroSat Systems,Inc. (MSI) in Littleton, Colorado,making MSI a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNC. MSI was a leader in the small satellite market and had developed innovative spacecraft that included better payload mass fraction, power, data processing, and pointing accuracy than other small satellites and showed the potential to be adisruptive technology to the large and very expensive satellites traditionally used for Department of Defense and NASA missions.

  • Straight Flight, Inc.

    February 2007 - SNC purchased Straight Flight, Inc. (SFI) and Straight FlightConversions, Inc. These Denver, Colorado-based FAA/EASA Part 145 Certified Repair Station operations conducted commercial aircraft modification, installation, and maintenance activities. This acquisition represents an exciting expansion of SNC’s proven aircraft modification, installation, and maintenance capabilities at one of the nation’s busiest airports.

  • WaveBand Corporation

    May 2005 - SNC procured WaveBand Corporation, a California-based company known for innovative electronic beam-steering antennas and imaging radar systems to address aircraft autonomous landing, UAS detect, see andavoid, concealed object detection and surface surveillance radar sensor markets.

  • Aviation Resources Delaware, Inc.

    June 2004 - SNC secured ownership of Aviation Resources Delaware, Inc.(ARDI), providing it with a significant Maryland-based aircraft and systems integration capability.

  • Inter-4

    October 2003 - SNC acquired Inter-4, a San Francisco-based military computer designer.  Inter-4 specialized in development of ruggedized computers. Inter-4 is now part of SNC’s Communications, Navigation, Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) business area, which has evolved to providing ruggedized computers and networks to the Department of Defense.  

  • Turtle Mountain Communications, Inc.

    June 2003 - SNC acquired Turtle Mountain Communications, Inc. (TMC).The acquisition enabled SNC to deliver customized communications solutions for the Department of Defense, other government agencies and commercial markets.This brought SNC a unique secure communications and real-time video capability. These lightweight "fly-away" systems were complementary to SNC’s core competency of providing agile and rapid systems integration to the special mission community.

  • Plano Microwave, Inc.

    October 2001 – SNC’s acquisition of Plano Microwave, Inc. (PMI) provided unique Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR) sensor capabilities. SNC effectively applies its existing capabilities to enhance PMI sensors, create new applications for PMI assets, and improve SNC offerings with PMI technology.

  • Spectral Systems, Inc.

    February 1999 - SNC acquired Spectral Systems, Inc. (SSI) a leading-edge, aerospace engineering and product development company located in south-western Ohio, the birthplace of manned flight. SSI was founded in 1995 and grew very rapidly from an engineering service provider to a developer and integrator of advanced Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) and Electronic Warfare (EW) systems, sensors and embedded processors. As a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNC, SSI continued to grow, innovate and expand into new customer areas. In December, 2007, SSI merged into SNC, further fueling the company's ability to attract and retain an expert and experimental engineering, program management and business staff, including recognized experts in systems software, electrical and mechanical engineering and systems analysis.

  • Advanced Countermeasure Systems

    March 1998 - SNC acquired Advanced Countermeasure Systems (ACMS) located in Sacramento, California.  ACMS specialized in high-endtactical, ground-based electronic warfare systems and non-tactical data collection/laser tag systems used in warfighter training and evaluation. The purchase of ACMS gave SNC access to these two new markets in defense electronics and provided ACMS with the clout of a larger company.