Fort Collins company sells aerospace division to focus on national defense

Fort Collins-based defense contractor Numerica sold its space division this month so it could focus solely on air and missile defense.Buyer Slingsh...

August 13, 2022
1:02 AM

Fort Collins-based defense contractor Numerica sold its space division this month so it could focus solely on air and missile defense.Buyer Slingshot Aerospace, with offices in California, Colorado Springs and now Fort Collins, builds space simulation and products for space situational awareness and space traffic coordination. Terms of the deal were not released.Numerica, which recently built a new facility in the Harmony Technology Park, has developed software that is now in multiple space operation centers, deployed a global telescope network to provide commercial satellite tracking service and developed the world's first commercial daytime optical low-earth orbit to geosynchronous-orbit daytime and nighttime optical sensor network for satellite tracking, the company said in a news release announcing the sale.

Pat Ferrier