Orbital ATK Wins $182M Ballistic Missile Target System Configuration Contract


Orbital ATKOrbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has won a $182.1 million contract from the Missile Defense Agency to manufacture the third type of configuration for the agency’s medium-range ballistic missile target system.

The contract also covers production and support equipment, logistics, system engineering and analysis and mission operations, the Defense Department said Wednesday.

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Orbital ATK will produce the MRBM target system in Chandler, Arizona, through Oct. 30, 2020.

MDA received three offers for the contract through a competitive acquisition process launched in 2014 and the agency obligated $25.5 million from its fiscal 2016 research, development, test and evaluation funds at the time of award.

The agency’s Ballistic Missile Defense System comprises networked sensors, ground and sea-based radars and interceptor missiles and a command, control, battle management and communications network.

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