Sierra Nevada Corporation Awarded Counter Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (CREW) Systems Sustainment Contract

Sparks, Nev., May 08, 2014 – The U.S. Army Contracting Command has awarded Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) a federal contract valued at up to $46.5 million for spares and services supporting the Thor III and Baldr dismounted Counter Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (CREW) systems.

"SNC is proud that our fielded CREW systems have played a major role in countering the effects of Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Devices (RCIED) aiding our military men and women who are on the front lines," said Paul Plemmons, corporate vice president of Electronic Warfare and Range Instrumentation (EWR) at SNC. "We look forward to sustaining these vital CREW capabilities for as long as they are required by our U.S. soldiers."

SNC continues to lead the industry in the development of advanced low size, weight and power or (SWaP) ground electronic countermeasure (ECM) system, SNC's EWR team is working to develop the next generation of multi-functional electronic warfare (MFEW) systems for our military forces.

Work on this contract will be based at SNC in Folsom, California and performed at multiple locations across the United States.

About Sierra Nevada Corporation
Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), headquartered in Sparks, Nevada, is one of America's fastest growing private companies based on its significant expansion and reputation for rapid, innovative, and agile technology solutions in electronics, aerospace, avionics, space, propulsion, micro-satellite, aircraft, communications systems and solar energy. Under the leadership of CEO Fatih Ozmen and President Eren Ozmen, SNC has a workforce of over 3,000 personnel in 30 locations in 16 states. SNC's six unique business areas are dedicated to providing leading-edge solutions to SNC's dynamic customer base.

SNC is also the Top Woman-Owned Federal Contractor in the United States. Over the last 30 years under the Ozmen's leadership, SNC has remained focused on providing its customers the very best in diversified technologies to meet their needs and has a strong and proven track record of success. The company continues to focus its growth also on the commercial sector through internal advancements in dual-use applications and outside acquisitions, including the emerging markets of renewable energy, telemedicine, nanotechnology, cyber and net-centric operations. For more information on SNC visit and follow us at