ABBOTSFORD, BC, Oct. 5, 2016 /CNW/ - Cascade Aerospace, Canada's prime contractor for the Royal Canadian Air Force C-130 fleet and Sierra Nevada Corporation, an industry leader in aerospace and defense, announced a strategic teaming agreement today to provide dedicated Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) services to Canada.
Under the agreement, Cascade and SNC will propose a solution to support the Department of National Defence (DND) requirement to acquire a Medium Altitude ISR (MAISR) capability. The operational level, multi-sensor MAISR system will be deployable on short notice to provide fully-capable mission support to domestic and international operations.
"This is Canadian aerospace innovation and excellence in action," said Ben Boehm, Chief Operating Officer, Cascade Aerospace Inc. "By combining Cascade's expertise in modification and maintenance of multi-engine aircraft with Sierra Nevada Corporation world leading design and production, our team is unmatched in meeting Canadian requirements"
"With years of experience supporting the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and the Canadian Armed Forces, we can provide tailored customer-centric services at all levels, both domestic and internationally," said Ali Dian, vice president of international programs for Sierra Nevada Corporation's Integrated Mission Systems business area. "This agreement between Sierra Nevada Corporation and Cascade Aerospace complements our offerings as a widely recognized provider of high-quality, multi-mission ISR products and services."
Through this agreement, Cascade Aerospace will perform A-Kit and B-Kit installations, as well as providing full in-service support (ISS) for the platform. Sierra Nevada Corporation will provide the ISR system design, including design of A-Kit and B-kit assemblies.
About Cascade Aerospace
Cascade Aerospace, an operating unit of IMP Aerospace & Defence, is a leading Canadian specialty aerospace & defence contractor that provides long-term integrated fleet support programs and comprehensive program management, engineering, aircraft maintenance, modifications and integrated logistics support to domestic & international military, government and commercial customers.
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About Sierra Nevada Corporation
Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) provides customer-focused technology solutions in the areas of aerospace, aviation, electronics and systems integration. SNC has been honored as one of "The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Space," and one of America's fastest growing companies. SNC's diverse technologies are used in applications including telemedicine, navigation and guidance systems, threat detection and security, commercial aviation, scientific research and infrastructure protection. Founded in 1963 and headquartered in Sparks, Nevada, SNC operates under the leadership of owners, CEO Fatih Ozmen and President Eren Ozmen, with a workforce of nearly 3,000 personnel in 34 locations in 19 U.S. states, England, Germany and Turkey providing global support to customers.
SOURCE Cascade Aerospace Inc.