TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 11, 2015 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has been awarded by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office a patent for its Helicopter Active Protection System, which works to protect rotorcraft from airborne threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday.
The company said Thursday HAPS can launch a guided kill vehicle to eliminate threats such as rocket-propelled grenades and other man-portable air-defense systems.
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