Research and Development Structural Test Support Contract

Air Force Research Laboratory - Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

C-17_no169_landing Sierra Lobo provides the personnel, equipment, materials, services, company capability, supervision, and other items required to support Air Force structural, aerodynamic, and analytical validation programs as directed by the Aerospace Vehicles Division, Aerospace Systems Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL/RQV)at Wright-Patterson AFB. We are responsible for design, analysis, fabrication, assembly, modification, maintenance, preparation,instrumentation, operation, and tear down activities associated with various facility and test apparatus. We provide fabrication and support for advanced composite structures. We provide for the fabrication and erection of structural steel and aluminum fixtures utilized in structural testing. We support the fabrication, repair, and maintenance of aircraft and spacecraft structures and components for testing purposes. The specific areas of operations supported by the Sierra Lobo consist of the following:

  • Communication and Video/Photographic Systems
  • Instrumentation Systems
  • Control Systems
  • Data Acquisition and Data Storage Systems
  • Cooling Systems
  • Cryogenic Systems
  • Electrical Systems
  • Hydraulic/Pneumatic Systems
  • Compressed Gas Systems
  • Thermal Systems
  • Mechanical/Load Systems
  • Test Article System/Preparation
  • Non Destructive Inspection/Non Destructive Evaluation (NDI/NDE)
  • Acoustic Systems
  • Vibration Systems
  • Experimental Fabrication Systems
  • High Voltage Storage and Discharge Systems
  • Analytical Support
  • Test Operation
  • Facility Upgrade/Modifications
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