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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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Orbital ATK Cygnus Cargo Spacecraft Ready for Final Assembly

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 14,  2015 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has finished building the service module to be integrated into NASA’s Cygnus OA-4 cargo spacecraft at the Kennedy Space Center, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The module contains the avionics, communication, electrical and propulsion systems needed for the spacecraft’s planned end-of-year launch. …

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Orbital ATK’s Darcy McGinn Joins AF Science Advisory Team; Mike Kahn Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 1,  2015 — The U.S. Secretary of Defense has appointed Darcy McGinn, chief technology officer of the defense electronic systems division of Orbital ATK’s (NYSE: OA) Defense Systems Group, as a member of the U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. SAB members from …

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Northrop Receives Orbital ATK Space Components for Webb Telescope

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 23, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Orbital ATK’s (NYSE: OA) delivery of the fuel and oxider tanks it has designed for Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), who will outfit the space components on the James Webb Space Telescope as the prime contractor of the NASA program. Orbital …

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Mike Kahn: Orbital ATK Continues NASA Alliance with Tech Research Support Contract Win

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 22, 2015 — NASA has handed Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) subsidiary Alliant Techsystems Operations LLC qualification to research aerospace propulsion technologies under the RTAPS2 vehicle in support of Glenn Research Center, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “This effort reflects our continued commitment to be a key partner in NASA’s pioneering …

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Orbital ATK to Provide $426M in Ammunition Components to Navy

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will provide FMU-139D/B fuzes and fuze accessory kits and support for qualification and testing activities to the U.S. Navy under a $425.7 million contract. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will perform work in West Virginia and Minnesota through May 2024. The obligated amount of $24.3 million is from Navy …

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Orbital ATK, NASA Test Green Rocket Fuel on 22N Thrusters

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 16, 2015 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) and the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center have performed a series of tests on a new rocket fuel made by Ecaps of Sweden. The LMP-103S high performance green propulsion used to power 22 Newton thrusters in Huntsville is environmentally …

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Orbital ATK Awarded $118M Navy Missile Conversion Services Contract

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will provide Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile conversion services to the U.S. Navy,  Australia and Italy under a $118.7 million contract. The Defense Department said Sept. 3 the full-rate production Lot 4 procurement contract also covers work to convert AGM-88B High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missiles to 142 AGM-88E All-Up-Rounds and 12 Captive Air Training …

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Orbital ATK Secures $260M Navy Contract for AARG Missile

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has secured a contract worth up to $260 million to produce two lots of Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile systems for the U.S. Navy and the service branch’s allies. The company will also kick off fourth and fifth lot full-rate production for captive air training and all-up round missiles …

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Lockheed Extends Orbital ATK Satellite Fuel Tanks Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 25, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has contracted Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) to supply propellant and pressurant tanks for the A2100 satellite system, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Orbital ATK said its space systems group will produce all A2100 flight sets, including hybrid composite liquid propellant tanks, …

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