SPARKS, Nev., – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has provided the U.S. Army 3rd Infantry Division with a refurbished Mobile Tower System (MOTS) allowing for the rapid deployment and establishment of Air Traffic Control (ATC) operations for an upcoming overseas deployment. This set of MOTS is pre-production equipment and is engineered and manufactured to support an earlier award from the U.S. Army Aviation Systems Command.
“SNC is proud to hand over this system in time for our customer’s deployment to theater,” said Greg Cox, corporate vice president of SNC’s Communication, Navigation and Surveillance/Air Traffic Management business area. “Meeting the 3rd Infantry Division’s additional requirements, delivering on schedule and providing increased capability for tactical airfields is critical to SNC and our commitment to our men and women in uniform.”
MOTS are a rapidly deployable air traffic control system with all necessary secure and non-secure communications radios and support equipment. The modular MOTS includes, an ATC Tower with organic 18kW power generators, a medium intensity solar powered airfield runway lighting system, and meteorological sensors. MOTS are capable of being airlifted by C-17 aircraft or CH-47 helicopter and support military air traffic control system operations by networking with other Air Traffic Service and Battle Command systems.
The pre-production MOTS was delivered in advance of 10 previously awarded Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) systems. The first LRIP systems will begin delivery in March 2013. Work will be performed at SNC’s Sparks, Nev., manufacturing facility.
About Sierra Nevada Corporation
Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) 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 Chairman and President Eren Ozmen, SNC employs over 2,300 people in 32 locations in 17 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 on the commercial sector through internal advancements and outside acquisitions, including the emerging markets of renewable energy, telemedicine, nanotechnology, cyber and net-centric operations. For more information on SNC visit www.sncorp.com.
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