Subsidy Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Sierra Nevada
Ownership Structure: 
privately held
Headquartered in: 
Nevada
Major Industry: 
electrical and electronic equipment
Specific Industry: 
electronic systems
Subsidy SummarySubsidy ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local$12,151,35326
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$4,226,95229
TOTAL$16,378,30555
Loan / Bailout SummaryTotal Face ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local loans, bond financing and venture capital$100,0001
Federal loans, loan guarantees and bailout assistance (not including repayments)$2,000,0001
TOTAL$2,100,0002
Time Period for State and Local Awards: 

Earliest year of data: 2004. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this parent company are for the period since 2011.

Time Period for Federal Awards: 

FY2000 to the present

Notes: 

Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.

Associated Names: 

AVIATION RESOURCES DE; MICROSAT SYS; ORBITAL TECH; SIERRA NEVADA; SPECTRAL SYS; WAVEBAND

Links: 

For a summary of this company's regulatory violations see its Violation Tracker summary page here.

For more details on misconduct by this company, see its entry in the Project On Government Oversight's Federal Contractor Misconduct Database.

For a summary of this company's federal contracts, see its page on Fedspending.

For an overview of political contributions associated with this company, see its Follow the Money page.


Top 5 States for state/local awardsTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
Colorado$8,113,98811
Nevada$3,549,4716
Maryland$387,8948
Connecticut$100,0001

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Company Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Sierra Nevada Corporation Colorado state 2015 $4,400,000 grant
Sierra Nevada Corporation Colorado state 2009 $1,887,583 tax credit/rebate
Sierra Nevada Corporation #2 Nevada state 2010 $1,268,317 tax credit/rebate
Sierra Nevada Corporation #2 Nevada state 2010 $856,940 tax credit/rebate
Sierra Nevada Corp. Colorado state 2014 $794,983 tax credit/rebate
Sierra Nevada Corporation Nevada state 2009 $773,036 tax credit/rebate
Sierra Nevada Corporation Nevada state 2009 $610,397 tax credit/rebate
WAVEBAND CORPORATION United States federal 2001 $499,867 federal grant
ORBITAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION United States federal 2011 $460,000 federal grant
Sierra Nevada Corporation Colorado state 2013 $452,084 training reimbursement
ORBITAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION United States federal 2013 $450,000 federal grant
WAVEBAND CORP United States federal 2003 $330,000 federal grant
WAVEBAND CORP United States federal 2004 $295,000 federal grant
WAVEBAND CORPORATION United States federal 2003 $249,961 federal grant
Sierra Nevada Corporation Maryland state 2010 $232,233 tax credit/rebate
ORBITAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION United States federal 2018 $159,409 federal grant
ORBITAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATI United States federal 2011 $125,000 federal grant
WAVEBAND CORP United States federal 2003 $125,000 federal grant
Sierra Nevada Corporation Colorado state 2014 $120,000 training reimbursement
SIERRA NEVADA CORPORATION United States federal 2018 $111,166 federal grant
SIERRA NEVADA CORPORATION United States federal 2019 $111,166 federal grant
Sierra Nevada Corporation Colorado state 2010 $108,000 training reimbursement
Sierra Nevada Corporation Colorado state 2016 $108,000 training reimbursement
Sierra Nevada Corporation Colorado state 2015 $108,000 training reimbursement
SIERRA NEVADA CORPORATION United States federal 2018 $100,831 federal grant
ORBITAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION United States federal 2012 $100,000 federal grant
ORBITAL TECH CORP United States federal 2003 $100,000 federal grant
Spectral Systems, LLC Connecticut state 2017 $100,000 grant/loan hybrid program
ORBITAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION United States federal 2010 $99,999 federal grant
WAVEBAND CORPORATION United States federal 2000 $99,986 federal grant
WAVEBAND CORPORATION United States federal 2003 $99,980 federal grant
WAVEBAND CORPORATION United States federal 2002 $99,951 federal grant
Microsat Systems Inc. United States federal 2005 $99,931 federal grant
ORBITAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION United States federal 2010 $90,000 federal grant
ORBITAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION United States federal 2010 $90,000 federal grant
SIERRA NEVADA CORPORATION United States federal 2018 $86,750 federal grant
ORBITAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION United States federal 2006 $80,000 federal grant
Sierra Nevada Corporation Colorado state 2012 $63,018 training reimbursement
Sierra Nevada Corporation Maryland state 2015 $59,113 tax credit/rebate
Sierra Nevada Corporation Colorado state 2011 $54,000 training reimbursement
WAVEBAND CORPORATION United States federal 2004 $49,400 federal grant
ORBITAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION United States federal 2015 $38,766 federal grant
Sierra Nevada Corporation Maryland state 2008 $30,165 training reimbursement
ORBITAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION United States federal 2016 $24,000 federal grant
Sierra Nevada Corporation #2 Nevada state 2010 $22,253 tax credit/rebate
Sierra Nevada Corporation Maryland state 2009 $20,000 training reimbursement
ORBITAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION United States federal 2016 $20,000 federal grant
ORBITAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION United States federal 2016 $18,789 federal grant
Sierra Nevada Corporation Nevada state 2009 $18,528 tax credit/rebate
Sierra Nevada Corp Colorado state 2015 $18,320 tax credit/rebate
Sierra Nevada Corporation Maryland state 2017 $17,514 tax credit/rebate
Sierra Nevada Corporation Maryland state 2011 $12,591 tax credit/rebate
WAVEBAND CORPORATION United States federal 2003 $12,000 federal grant
Aviation Resources De, Inc. Maryland state 2004 $11,174 training reimbursement
Sierra Nevada Corporation Maryland state 2016 $5,104 tax credit/rebate
Orbital Technologies Corporation United States federal 2012 $2,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Spectral Systems, LLC Connecticut state 2017 $100,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Sierra Nevada Corporation Maryland state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sierra Nevada Corporation Maryland state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Spectral Systems, Inc. Ohio state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
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