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About Sierra Nevada Corporation

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) believes that military agility isn't just about how fast a soldier completes the obstacle course in basic training. It's also about employing technology to support the soldier. The company provides defense electronics engineering, manufacturing, and integration services. Its operates in three overall areas: Space Systems, Commercial Solutions, and National Security and Defense. SNC's Dream Chaser space vehicle was selected by NASA to provide service to the International Space Station.


SNC offers technology products in a range of industries, including aerospace, avionics, electronics, communications systems, micro-satellite, propulsion, solar energy, and space. Its divisions are Dream Chaser, Space Habitats, Spacecraft & Satellite Solutions, Rocket Engines & Propulsion, Environmental Systems, and Space Technologies & Subsystems.

Geographic Reach

SNC operates from more than 30 offices in 17 states across the US and at customer sites around the world. It has offices in Germany and Turkey.

Sales and Marketing

SNC counts US Department of Defense and NASA among its key clients.


SNC focuses 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.

The company also teams up with strategic partners to fuel growth and add technology to its portfolio. In 2018, SNC renewed its teaming agreement with Textron to develop fixed-wing utility aircraft.

Company Background

SNC has been named the Top Woman-Owned Federal Contractor in the US. The company was founded in 1963.

Sierra Nevada Corporation

Sparks, NV 89434-9651
Phone: 1 (775) 331-0222

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Privately Owned
Chief Operating Officer: Jerry Harvey
Chairman and President: Eren Ozmen
CEO: Fatih Ozmen
Employees (This Location): 350
Employees (All Locations): 3,063

Major Office Locations

Sparks, NV

Other Locations

Huntsville, AL
Folsom, CA
Fremont, CA
Los Gatos, CA
Centennial, CO
Englewood, CO
Louisville, CO
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Hagerstown, MD
Durham, NC
Fayetteville, NC
Southern Pines, NC
Omaha, NE
Bedford, NH
Cannon Afb, NM
Sparks, NV
Beavercreek, OH
Greenville, TX
Plano, TX
San Antonio, TX
Salt Lake City, UT
Arlington, VA
Herndon, VA
Madison, WI