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Orbital ATK Holds Structural Acceptance Test on Next-Gen Launch Vehicle Component

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 10, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has completed an acceptance test on the structural integrity of a motor composite case for the company’s Next Generation Launch space launch vehicles as it pushes to advance new rocket propulsion technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the test …

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Orbital ATK Sets Nov. 11 Launch for 8th NASA Cargo Resupply Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 8, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has scheduled the liftoff of its eighth cargo resupply mission with NASA on Nov. 11 as part of efforts to continue the delivery of supplies and hardware to astronauts at the International Space Station, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The space agency …

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Orbital ATK Caps Tests on Rocket Motor Prototype With 3D-Printed Metal Parts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has completed static test firings of a solid rocket motor prototype that the company built with metal components produced using the additive manufacturing process, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the test series is the industry’s first demonstration of a …

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Orbital ATK Records Delivery of 100,000th Hellfire Propulsion Motor; Mike Kahn Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 1, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has marked the delivery of the 100,000th propulsion motor for the AGM-114 Hellfire air-to-surface missile in a ceremony held early October at the Allegany Ballistics Laboratory in West Virginia, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 25. The company said Oct. 25 the tactical motor …

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Orbital ATK, NASA Eye Nov. 10 Liftoff for 8th Cygnus Cargo Resupply Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 3, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has scheduled a Nov. 10 launch for a Cygnus spacecraft that will carry scientific equipment and supplies to the International Space Station as part of the company’s eighth cargo resupply mission for NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The space agency …

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Orbital ATK’s Chris Long: Air Force Space Training Should Consider Shift to Combat

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 29, 2017 — Chris Long, vice president of the national security systems unit at Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), has urged the U.S. Air Force to expand space training programs to include combat skills in order to mitigate potential future threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 21. Defense Systems reported Sept. …

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Orbital ATK Invests in Expansion, Training for Production Facility in Ohio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 21, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will invest $5 million as part of a plan to expand its aerospace and defense composite production facility in Beavercreek, Ohio, by approximately 40,000 square feet to accommodate work that will transition from Clearfield, Utah, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company …

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Heather Wilson: Air Force to Keep an Eye on Northrop-Orbital ATK Merger Plan

Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson has said she has no concerns on Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) proposal to acquire Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) and that the service branch intends to monitor the transaction’s progress, Defense News reported Tuesday. “Obviously, we watch these things and make sure that no matter [what] happens …

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Orbital ATK Books $123M in Additional Army Precision Guidance Kit Orders

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has received orders worth a combined $123 million from the U.S. Army to produce additional Precision Guidance Kits designed to help increase warfighters’ shooting accuracy. The orders fall under option 2 of Orbital ATK’s PGK production contract and include a $69 million order awarded in July last year, the company …

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September 18th Market Close: GovConIndex Rises on News of Northrop’s Acquisition of Orbital ATK

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) increased significantly on the day reaching a new YTD high of 104.137 up 1.786 percent. Orbital ATK  and Northrop Grumman top the GCI with the news of Northrop Grumman’s intent to acquire the global aerospace and defense company. The three major indices all closed in the positive. …

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