Our History in Providing Independent Engineering Services - 2000s

2002

2000 Crashes

2000 Crashes

2,000 crash test milestone achieved at Vehicle Experimental Research Facility.

2003

Veridian Acquired

Veridian Acquired

Veridian is acquired by General Dynamics.

25,000 Tests

25,000 Tests

Performs test number 25,000 at the HYGE sled test facility.

2004

Aerial Refueling

Aerial Refueling

Learjet In-Flight Simulator is used to develop automatic aerial refueling for the U.S. Air Force.

2005

Calspan Reborn

Calspan Reborn

Calspan Again! Calspan Corporation is reestablished after the Aerospace and Transportation testing businesses are divested from General Dynamics.

Flight Research

Flight Research

Flight Research Facility: A new hangar and flight research facility is opened at the Niagara Falls airport.

2010

KHRI-LC

KHRI-LC

Calspan acquires KHRI LC, to consolidate Crash Research activities for the Eastern Region of the National Automotive Sampling System – a government research project through NHTSA.

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