SNC Awarded $717M Contract to Deliver U.S. Navy Sensor Technology

SPARKS, Nev. (March 9, 2023) - Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has been awarded a five-year, $716.8 million contract to provide components and engineering support for the U.S. Navy’s Multi-Intelligence Sensor Development (MISD) suite. The MISD suite is designed to support sensor tasking and data management functions for manned and unmanned aircraft platforms.

“SNC is proud to continue providing high-band aircraft sensor components to the Navy in support of the MISD program,” said Tim Owings executive vice president of SNC’s Mission Solutions and Technologies (MST) business area. “We look forward to providing new and innovative solutions for the challenges and opportunities ahead.”

SNC offers six decades of experience in designing, developing and delivering sensor and mission systems. The company leverages its engineering design, integration and manufacturing expertise to achieve modular open systems approach (MOSA) compliance and exportability while also achieving affordability and interoperability in support of U.S. Department of Defense and partner nation customers.

“Our family of sensor systems is currently operational around the globe, supporting our customers' need for rapid and accurate situational awareness,” said Owings. “We also deliver first-rate sensors integration services and provide cutting-edge tasking, collection, processing, exploitation and dissemination systems.”

The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) MISD contract includes the procurement of MISD hardware and deployed system engineering services. SNC will perform work on this contract from its integration facilities in Sparks, Nevada and Englewood, Colorado.

About SNC
SNC is a trusted leader in innovative, advanced technology solutions and open architecture integrations in aerospace and national security. Best known for its unique mission applications, SNC creates customized solutions for the world’s most pressing technology challenges in the fields of aviation, national security space, electronic warfare, command and control, mission systems and inline cybersecurity. SNC is owned by Chairwoman and President Eren Ozmen and CEO Fatih Ozmen, and is once again recognized as a US Best Managed Company by Deloitte Private. For more information, visit

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