NASA Orion Forward Bay Cover Thruster

Systima, under contract to Lockheed Martin, designed, tested and built the Forward Bay Cover Thrusters used on the recent Forward Bay Cover deployment tests conducted by Lockheed Martin. These tests include a Forward Bay Cover ground jettison test conducted December 19th, 2013 and a drop test of the system conducted January 17th, 2014. The Thrusters … Read more

Systima Multiple Missile Common Launch Tube Successful Flight Demonstration

Systima Technologies has recently completed a successful flight test validating 2 new launch tube designs each containing multiple munitions. The flight test was coordinated and executed by Systima featuring the primary aircraft and a close formation chase plane to capture the separation characteristics of the ejected munitions. This new breed of launch tubes provide increased … Read more

Systima On NPR

Systima made the news today in an NPR radio broadcast about Washington companies working on the NASA Orion program. Systima is currently responsible for design, testing and fabrication of the Orion development and Exploration Flight Test 1 (EFT-1) Forward Bay Cover (FBC) Thrusters. The FBC protects the Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle parachute decent system during … Read more

Systima on KING5 News

Systima made the news today in a KING5 TV broadcast for its work in testing a Tsunami Survival Capsule. Systima performed tests on the Survival Capsule to simulate the effects of a tsunami.

Systima Hypersonic Shroud and Deployment System Successfully Demonstrated

Systima Technologies recently participated in the successful flight of an experimental scramjet flight research vehicle. Systima provided the shroud and shroud ejection system for the vehicle. The shroud and ejection system played a vital role in the demonstration flight by protecting the scamjet inlet during the boost phases of flight followed by separation from the missile at … Read more

Systima Awarded Contract for Orion FBC Thrusters

Lockheed Martin has awarded Systima a contract to supply  Forward Bay Cover (FBC) Jettison Thrusters for the Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle.  The FBC protects the Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle parachute decent system during all mission phases through re-entry.  The Forward Bay Cover is jettisoned by Systima’s FBC thrusters just prior to deployment of the landing … Read more

Systima Recieves AS9100C:2009 Certification

Systima Tech. has now been registered and certified as an AS9100C:2009 company. AS9100 is a widely adopted and standardized quality management system for the aerospace industry that defines additional areas within an aerospace quality management system that must be addressed when implementing an ISO 9001:2000-based quality system. The Department of Defense is also recognizing and adopting AS9100 … Read more

Systima Awarded SBIR Phase II Program for Hypersonic Flight System

Systima Technologies Inc. has been awarded a Phase II development program through a Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) contract with the United States Air Force. The objective of this program is to develop a simple, lightweight and reliable Scramjet Cold-Start Gas Generator for hydrocarbon fueled, supersonic combustion systems. This gas generator would allow repeatable cold-start … Read more

USAF Awards Systima Second IDIQ Contract

The US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) awarded Systima Technologies an IDIQ contract today for the technology development, including design, fabrication and ground and flight test, of an ejection system to integrate and launch a battle damage investigation (BDI) sensor from an airborne weapon.

USAF Awards Systima $9.95M Contract

The US Air Forces awards Systima Technologies a $9.95 million indefinite-delivery-indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide small munition carriage and release.