SNC's DVEPS Mentioned in Bloomberg Business
November 11, 2015 –
Bloomberg.com published an article titled "Army Commandos Will be First to Get Bad-Weather Vision Sensors for Choppers" by Anthony Capaccio. SNC is mentioned for being selected for the Phase Three Degraded Visual Environment (DVEPs) special operations project.
Sierra Nevada Corp. beat Boeing Co. and Rockwell Collins Inc. last month for the third phase of a $22.6 million Special Operations Command project to produce and field the system that can see through “degraded visual environment” conditions. These have caused almost $1 billion of $1.4 billion in damage and a majority of the casualties from 2002 to this year in major helicopter accidents that killed 152 personnel, according to Army safety data.
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