January 1963: Founded. A handful of employees worked out of a hangar in Stead, Nevada.
January 1994: Acquired by CEO, Fatih Ozmen and President, Eren Ozmen, current owners.
April 1998: Acquired Advanced Countermeasure Systems of Sacramento, CA. Expanded portfolio included high-end tactical, ground-based electronic warfare (EW) systems and non-tactical data collection/laser tag systems used in warfighter training and evaluation.
February 1999: Acquisition of Spectral Systems, Inc. of south-western Ohio expanded aerospace engineering and product development capabilities in the areas of Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR).
October 2001: Acquisition of Plano Microwave, Inc. provides unique ISR sensor capabilities through integration and enhancement of sensor technologies.
June 2003: Acquisition of Turtle Mountain Communications, Inc. allows SNC to deliver customized, secure communications and real-time video solutions for the Department of Defense, other government agencies and commercial customers.
October 2003: Acquisition of San Francisco-based military computer designer Inter-4, allows for the future provision of ruggedized computer and network solutions to the Department of Defense.
May 2004: Acquisition of California-based, WaveBand Corporation, provides innovative electronic beam-steering antennas and imaging radar systems to address aircraft autonomous landing, UAS detect, see and avoid, concealed object detection and surface surveillance radar sensor systems.
June 2004: Acquisition of Aviation Resources Delaware, Inc. bolsters aircraft and systems integration capabilities.
Acquisition of Colorado-based Straight Flight, Inc and Straight Flight Conversions, Inc. provides FAA/EASA Part 145 Certified Repair Station operations & expansion of aircraft modification, installation and maintenance capabilities at one of the nation’s busiest airports.
Website: Straight Flight, Inc.
January 2008: Acquisition of MicroSat Systems, Inc. of Littleton, Colorado, expands capabilities in the small satellite market with innovative spacecraft development that included better payload mass fraction, power, data processing and pointing accuracy.
December 2008: Acquisition of SpaceDev, Inc. added tremendous space heritage with products that had flown on more than 300 spacecraft over 20 years, and represented a dynamic expansion of space technology capabilities, proven system integration, communications, networking and intelligence capabilities in the space sector.
Acquisition of 3S Engineering LLC (a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNC) expands capabilities in the areas of engineering design and support, compliance data development and documentation for aircraft modifications and avionics system integration.
Website: 3S Engineering and 3S Certification
July 2014: Acquisition of Orbital Technologies Corporation (ORBITEC) of Madison, Wisconsin, expands capabilities in the areas of propulsion, propellant, and power systems; life support and environment control; bio-based products and production systems; and interactive 3D simulation software.
Acquisition of 328 Support Services GmbH allowed for global expansion of SNC’s modern commercial aircraft technologies. Expanded capabilities include full Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs), design, and build-and-certify solutions for customers such as Airbus, Lufthansa and Turkish Technic, as well as ownership of the type certificate and intellectual property rights for design, manufacture, maintenance and certification of existing Dornier 328 turboprop and jet aircraft. 328 SSG also holds an EASA Type One Certificate, enabling responsive certification support for aircraft modification and design.
Website: 328 Support Services GmbH
Acquisition of Kutta Technologies Inc. and Kutta Radios Inc. expanded communications and visualization capabilities for government and commercial clients in the areas of command-control-communications software applications and rugged, survivable communications systems.
Website: Kutta Technologies Inc. & Kutta Radios Inc.
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