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Orbital ATK’s Helicopter Active Protection System Earns Patent

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 11, 2015 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has been awarded by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office a patent for its Helicopter Active Protection System, which works to protect rotorcraft from airborne threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday HAPS can launch a guided kill vehicle to …

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Orbital ATK to Produce, Test Sidewinder Missile Rocket Motor for US Allies

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 9, 2015 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will provide AIM-9P rocket motors for the Sidewinder missile system and conduct an acceptance test on the motors under a contract from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the contract is part of a foreign military …

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Orbital ATK, Navy Conduct Anti-Radiation Guided Missile Live Fire Test

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 2, 2015 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has worked with the U.S. Navy to test the software upgrade to the AGM-88E Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile at the  China Lake Naval Air Warfare Center, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the AARGM Block 1 Software Upgrade detected, located and engaged …

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Mike Kahn: Orbital ATK Eyes UAE Regional Partnership With New Affiliate Firm

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 16,  2015 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has partnered with Al Tuff International to establish an affiliate company in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 9. The affiliate will work to support Orbital ATK’s defense products and services portfolio for the region, the …

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Mike Kahn: Orbital ATK’s New Saudi Arabia Subsidiary Eyes Support for US Ally

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 13,  2015 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has established a new subsidiary in Saudi Arabia that seeks to support the country’s national security and defense sectors, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday Alliant Techsystems Operations will be based in Riyadh and led by Salman Al Malik as CEO. “This …

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Orbital ATK Receives $790M Air Force Ballistic Missile Sustainment Contract

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has won a $790.3 million contract to sustain the U.S. Air Force’s intercontinental ballistic missile propulsion subsystem. The company will perform engineering and program management services in order to retain the system-level performance of the ICBM propulsion subsystem following modifications, the Defense Department said Thursday. Orbital …

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David Thompson: Orbital ATK’s $150M Buyback Plan Gets Board Approval

Orbital ATK‘s (NYSE: OA) board of directors has approved a plan to buy back an additional $150 million of the company’s common stock through the end of 2016. The company said Monday it may repurchase shares in the open market depending on factors such as market condition and that transactions …

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Orbital ATK Lands $426M Navy Fuze Testing Contract; Pat Nolan Comments

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has been awarded a $426 million contract to start production and testing work on fuzes and fuze accessories for the U.S. Navy. Orbital ATK will work with its Plymouth, Minnesota-based design team to produce the fuzes at the company’s Allegany ballistics laboratory facility in Rocket Center, West Virginia, Orbital ATK …

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Orbital ATK 3Q Earnings, Revenue Top Wall Street Forecasts; Company Raises 2015 Outlook

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) — one of 30 companies listed on Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has reported third quarter earnings of $1.35 per share, 25 cents above Wall Street analyst forecasts. The Dulles, Va.-based space systems and ammunition maker also posted $1.135 billion in revenue for the quarter on strong …

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Orbital ATK Starts Supersonic Flight Simulation Tests at Ramjet Lab

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 20,  2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) kicking off operations on a new ramjet clean air test facility at the Allegany Ballistics Laboratory in West Virginia. Orbital ATK said the center can simulate flight conditions at supersonic speeds up to Mach 4.5 …

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