Increased Capabilities

SNC specializes in bringing new capabilities to the proven C-130 aircraft. Our innovative avionics and mission upgrades enhance C-130 operations, increasing capabilities to satisfy the ever-changing battlefield threats and requirements

Increased Effectiveness

From flight deck upgrades to mission system integrations, cybersecurity systems and wide-area motion imagery (WAMI) capability, SNC increases the C-130 aircraft’s effectiveness across domains 

Breaking Vendor Lock

SNC is committed to providing the large aircraft customer base with full usage rights, breaking OEM vendor lock and supporting maximized innovation, enhanced competition and reduced system life-cycle costs


Holding certifications in both the U.S. and abroad, our highly skilled teams are capable of executing major structural modifications, cockpit and avionics upgrades, and interior and cabin electronics upgrades with ease. Additionally, SNC maintains a Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI®) rating from the Carnegie Mellon Institute recognized for appraising process maturity

Aviation Innovation and Technology Center

Aviation Innovation and Technology Center

SNC is extending its industry leading innovative aircraft system design and modification expertise – with the ability for on-site certification, inspection and maintenance – to large aircraft needs.  Known for our innovation and speed, SNC’s previous deliveries of dozens of military and commercial-derivative aircraft can now be scaled to the largest defense and commercial aviation projects in the world. 

Large Aircraft Modification Experience

  • Avionics Modernization (Cockpit, ADS-B, IFF, GPS, etc.) 
  • Combat System Operator design and integration 
  • KC-130T Radar Replacement 
  • KC-130J Harvest HAWK+ Mission System Design and Integration  
  • AC-130J Side Heads-Up Display Integration 
  • MC-130J Airborne Mission Networking 
  • AC/MC-130J Radio Frequency Countermeasures  
  • AC-130 Gunship Mission System Design and Integration  
  • AC-130 Side Heads-Up Display Integration  
  • Combat System Operator design and integration  
  • MC-130J Airborne Mission Networking Design  
  • AC/MC-130J Radio Frequency Countermeasures  
  • KC-130 Harvest HAWK+ Mission System Design & Integration 
  • Wing Station Hard Point Design and Certification 
Large Aircraft Modification Experience
System Design, Development, Integration & Modernization

System Design, Development, Integration & Modernization

  • Tactical communication systems for airborne, fixed- and land-mobile solutions 
  • Integrated Line-of-Sight (LOS) and Beyond-LOS (BLOS) communications solutions 
  • Wide-area airborne surveillance systems 
  • Airborne Command/Control systems 
  • System design, development, integration and modernization 
  • Certification to commercial and/or military standards 
  • Technical and operational Signals Intelligence (SIGINT), wideband digital Electronic Intelligence (ELINT) and Electronic Support Measures (ESM) systems, manual ELINT analysis tools and systems, Communications Intelligence (COMINT) search and collection systems, special purpose EW systems, wideband digital recording systems, special purpose antennas and radio frequency (RF) subsystems and integrated shelter systems. 
  • Tasking, Collection, Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination (TCPED) 
  • Wide-Area Motion Imagery and Wide-Area Persistent Surveillance systems provide manned and unmanned options for city-sized areas in high definition EO/IR surveillance 
  • Integrated airborne shelter systems 


With more than a dozen hangars across the country, SNC's facilites allow for increased size and volume of projects for customers across the DOD spectrum.