Sierra Nevada Corporation Acquires 3S Engineering

Image SPARKS, Nev. — Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has announced the acquisition of 3S Certification and 3S Engineering of Wichita, Kansas. The privately owned 3S Certification holds a Federal Aviation Administration authorized Organization Designation Authorization (ODA). Since its inception in 2006, the company has provided subject matter experts specializing in avionics and cabin equipment modifications and certification. In the last two years, the company has expanded to include an ODA, which provides the authority for approval of Supplemental Type Certificates for aircraft modifications.

“Adding 3S Engineering as a stand-alone operation within our business portfolio is a perfect fit for our aircraft modification business areas,” said Eren Ozmen, chairman and president, Sierra Nevada Corporation. “Their team’s Designated Engineering Representatives’ and ODA support for all disciplines meshes well with our world-class manned aircraft modification capabilities.”

3S Engineering will work closely with SNC’s Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance and Integrated Mission Systems business areas, while continuing to service existing and new customers. The company will operate as wholly owned subsidiary of SNC. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

About Sierra Nevada Corporation

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) is one of America’s fastest growing private companies. Under the leadership of CEO Fatih Ozmen and Chairman and President Eren Ozmen, SNC employs over 2,100 people in 31 locations in 16 states. SNC’s six unique business areas are dedicated to providing leading-edge technology solutions to SNC’s customers. For more information visit

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