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Orbital ATK Seeks Green Propulsion System Through Partnership With ECAPS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will collaborate with space propulsion systems maker ECAPS to develop and market a green liquid propulsion system for both the government and commercial sectors, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The green propulsion system will work to limit environmental risks and lifecycle costs and will …

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

Orbital 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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Thales Alenia, Orbital ATK Complete 1st Set of Iridium NEXT Satellites; Matt Desch Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2016 — Thales Alenia Space and Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) have completed construction on 81 communications satellites for Iridium Communications‘ (Nasdaq: IRDM) Iridium NEXT mobile communications network, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Spaceflight Now reported July 13 that the satellites are ready to be delivered to Vandenberg Air Force Base, where they will be …

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Orbital ATK to Launch 6th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission on Aug. 22

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 18, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) plans to launch its sixth International Space Station cargo resupply mission under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA by Aug. 22, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The space agency said Friday Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft will launch from the Wallops Flight Facility in …

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Frank Culbertson: Orbital ATK Eyes Manned Cislunar Habitat by 2020

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 20, 2016 — Frank Culbertson, president of Orbital ATK‘s (NYSE: OA) space systems group, has indicated that the company seeks to use the Cygnus spacecraft as the model for a manned habitat in cislunar space, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday Culbertson, who is also an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s …

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Orbital ATK Readies 2nd Qualification Motor for NASA SLS Booster Test

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 11, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has completed the installation of a second qualification motor for the Space Launch System boosters at a Utah facility ahead of a planned static-fire test on June 28, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the QM-2 motor will be used in a …

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May 5 Market Close: GovCon Index Rises on Huntington Ingalls & McKesson Gains, Orbital ATK Down on Sales Miss

The GovCon Index stayed clear of choppy activity in U.S. financial markets with a gain of 0.705 points — or 0.929 percent — to 76.572 on a first quarter earnings beat by shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) and a sharp spike in McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) shares. Huntington Ingalls rose 4.13 percent after the …

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Orbital ATK 1Q Earnings Meet Street Outlook, Miss on Revenue; Huntington Ingalls 1Q & Maximus 2Q Results Top Analyst Estimates

Three companies listed in Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index reported quarterly financial results before U.S. financial markets opened Thursday with one in-line against analyst expectations for earnings per share and below on revenue and the other two contractors above Wall Street’s outlook for both figures. Dulles, Virginia-based space vehicle manufacturer Orbital ATK (NYSE: …

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Orbital ATK Lands $210M in Army Orders for Small Caliber Ammunition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 4, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will supply the U.S. Army with three kinds of small-caliber ammunition under orders worth $210 million combined, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday it will produce .50 caliber, 5.56mm and 7.62mm ammunition at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Missouri …

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Orbital ATK Secures $121M Navy Contract Modification for HARM Missile Conversion

The U.S. Navy has awarded an Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) business unit a $121.4 million contract modification to exercise an option to convert AGM-88B High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missiles into 145 Lot 5 full-rate production, anti-radiation guided missile all-up-rounds. Orbital ATK’s defense electronic systems unit will also provide 12 captive air training missiles along with associated supplies …

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