DynCorp International and the Sierra Nevada Corporation recently hosted a static display/demo for the Utility Helicopter Program Management Office’s International Program Review on May 1, 2014, at their hangar at the Huntsville International Airport in Huntsville, Ala. One UH-60M and two UH-72 aircraft were available to observe at the facility. Representatives from nearly 70 countries were able to attend and view hands-on demonstrations of the systems installed in the aircraft.
“We were honored to be able to support the Utility Helicopter Program Management Office by hosting this event at our Huntsville facility,” said Scott Sieger, DynCorp International senior program director.
DynCorp International and Sierra Nevada Corporation
DynCorp International and Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Integrated Mission Systems (IMS) formed a strategic alliance to provide mission critical services to customers worldwide. This alliance combines the complementary resources and unique talents of two aerospace industry leaders to serve emerging markets, with an emphasis on commercial, domestic and international Fixed-Wing, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems, and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS).
As part of the alliance, the two companies have established an aviation Center of Excellence in Huntsville, Ala., to provide maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification, integration and installation services to customers.
The two companies combined bring more than 100 years of experience in aviation solutions.
DynCorp International’s DynAviation Group offers full-spectrum aerospace, aviation and air operations solutions worldwide, including operations, maintenance and sustainment of more than 200 aircraft types in dozens of countries. Sierra Nevada Corporation specializes in aircraft and ISR systems design, engineering, modification, integration and sustainment.
Utility Helicopter Program Management Office
The Utility Helicopter Program Management Office, as part of the U.S. Army Aviation Program Executive Office, manages a UH/HH-60 A, L and M model Black Hawk fleet, the UH-72A Lakota light utility helicopter fleet and the T700 engine.