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Orbital ATK Supplies Composite Structures, Components for Delta IV Rocket

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 17, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has provided spacecraft components for United Launch Alliance‘s Delta IV rocket that recently launched a National Reconnaissance Office payload to space, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Company-supplied components include two graphite epoxy motors, which it will also supply for the Atlas V …

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Orbital ATK-Built Multimission Satellite Preps for Launch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2018 — The Orbital ATK-built (NYSE: OA) GovSat-1 multimission satellite has been shipped to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in preparation for its launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at the end of the month, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. GovSat said Thursday the satellite will work to support a …

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Orbital ATK, Air Force Sign CRADA on Data Exchange Plan for Next Generation Launch System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 8, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has signed a cooperative research and development agreement with the U.S. Air Force to develop a data exchange framework and plan required for the certification of the company’s Next Generation Launch system, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will work …

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Orbital ATK Secures Air Force Contract for Fuze Full-Rate Production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 5, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has begun full-rate production of hard-target void-sensing fuze assemblies for the U.S. Air Force under a $23 million initial contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its FMU-167/B HTVSF is all-electronic and features sensors as well as hardened electronics, which have …

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Orbital ATK Concludes 8th Cygnus Cargo Resupply Mission to ISS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 20, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has completed its eighth resupply mission to the International Space Station with the reentry to Earth of a Cygnus spacecraft that delivered 7,400 pounds of cargo to astronauts and performed science experiments for NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the …

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Orbital ATK Gets Partial FCC Clearance for In-Orbit Servicing of Intelsat Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 14, 2017 — A subsidiary of Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has received clearance to deploy its Mission Extension Vehicle-1 spacecraft to perform some in-orbit servicing operations on an Intelsat satellite, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. SpaceNews reported Tuesday the Federal Communications Commission approved the first part of Space Logistics‘ request to …

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Orbital ATK to Build EELV Secondary Payload Adapter for Air Force

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 13, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will develop an evolved expendable launch vehicle platform for the U.S. Air Force to transport and deploy as many as 12 free-flyer payloads or six hosted payloads, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the Air Force Space and Missiles Center awarded the contract …

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FTC Seeks Additional Data on Northrop-Orbital ATK Deal

The Federal Trade Commission has issued Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) a second request for additional data associated with its proposed $9.2 billion acquisition of Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA). Northrop said Wednesday it received the request as FTC reviews the transaction as part of the regulatory process. The request for additional information came a …

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Orbital ATK, NASA, NOAA Conclude JPSS-2 Satellite Critical Design Review

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 5, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has collaborated with NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to complete the critical design review on the second Joint Polar Satellite System spacecraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the JPSS-2 assessment also looked into its capability …

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Orbital ATK Shareholders OK $9.2B Merger With Northrop; David Thompson Comments

Shareholders at Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) have approved a deal for Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to acquire the Dulles, Virginia-based aerospace and defense contractor in an estimated $9.2 billion transaction. Holders of at least 99 percent of shares in Orbital ATK voted to approve the merger during the Wednesday meeting, …

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