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Cascade Aerospace, Sierra Nevada Corp. make strategic pact

Cascade Aerospace and Sierra Nevada Corporation have announced a strategic teaming agreement to provide dedicated Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) services to Canada.


October 5, 2016
By Cascade Aerospace

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.