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Orbital ATK to Help NASA Build, Launch Suborbital Rockets Under $200M Contract

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has been awarded a potential five-year, $199.5 million contract to provide rockets and launch services for NASA to carry out suborbital research missions. NASA said Thursday Orbital ATK will design, build, integrate and test scientific payloads, hardware and launch vehicles under the agency’s Sounding Rockets Program. The company aims to help the agency …

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Orbital ATK Urges Congress to Resume Commercial Satellite Launches Using ICBM Rockets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 6, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) hopes that lawmakers will lift the 20-year embargo on using rockets from retired intercontinental ballistic missiles to launch commercial satellites, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Reuters reported Tuesday the company has previously used engines from decommissioned ICBMs on its Minotaur rockets, which has …

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Army Taps Orbital ATK, Chemring for $750M Ammo, Weapon System Supply Contract

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) and Chemring Military Products have won positions on a potential five-year, $750 million contract to provide non-standard mortar weapons systems and ammunition for the U.S. Army. The Army Contracting Command received four proposals for the firm-fixed-price contract and will obligate funds and assign work location upon …

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

TYSONS 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 …

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Orbital ATK Records 16% Profit Bump for 2015 as Full-Year, 4Q EPS Exceed Street Outlook

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) — one of 30 companies listed in Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has reported a profit increase of 16.28 percent for the full 2015 calendar year compared to 2014 and a 15.33-percent hike for the fourth quarter. Full-year profit was stated as $289.9 million, or $5.02 per share, for 2015 …

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Lockheed Taps Orbital ATK to Build Alternative Warheads for Army Rockets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 22, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will build alternative warheads for the U.S. Army’s Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System under a $14 million contract from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Orbital ATK said Wednesday the warheads have passed the requirements of GMLRS based on the …

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NASA Selects Orbital ATK, Sierra Nevada, SpaceX for Round 2 Space Station Resupply Contracts

NASA has awarded Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), Sierra Nevada and SpaceX a second round of potential multi-billion dollar contracts to deliver cargo to and from the International Space Station through 2024 in support of efforts to end U.S. reliance on Russia for access to space by 2017, agency officials said …

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USAF Awards EELV Rocket Engine Development OTAs to SpaceX, Orbital ATK

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) a $180.2 million ‘other transaction’ agreement and Space Exploration Technologies a $61.4 million OTA to build alternative propulsion systems for Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicles. The Defense Department said Wednesday the Space and Missile Systems Center received multiple proposals for the development of a U.S. substitute …

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Orbital ATK, Northrop, Aerojet Rocketdyne to Help Build US Rocket Engines

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 30, 2015 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Aerojet Rocketdyne will help research efforts to build a U.S. counterpart of the Russian RD-180 engine under U.S. Air Force contracts worth $14.5 million combined, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. SpaceNews reported Monday the work of the three companies …

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ULA Awards Contract to Orbital ATK to Build Rocket Composite Structures

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 21, 2015 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will provide large composite structures for Delta IV and Atlas V rockets under a contract with United Launch Alliance in support of the U.S. Air Force‘s Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicles initiative, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Orbital ATK said Thursday it will manufacture composite hardware such …

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