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Orbital ATK, Aerojet to Test Lockheed-Built Rocket’s Propulsion System

rocketTYSONS CORNER, VA, March 8, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) and Aerojet Rocketdyne have received separate contracts from the U.S. Army to test propulsion systems for the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Guided Multiple-Launch Rocket System, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday.

The Defense Department said Friday the Army awarded a $17.8 million contract to Orbital ATK and an $18.8 million contract to Aerojet to provide GMLRS integration and qualification testing services through December 2017.

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