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Orbital ATK Orders Atlas V Rocket for Next ISS Cargo

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 14, 2015 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has purchased a second Atlas V rocket to support an upcoming resupply mission to the International Space Station, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Space News said Tuesday the company will use the ULA rocket for NASA’s cargo onboard Cygnus spacecraft that is …

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Orbital ATK Tops 2Q Wall Street Estimates By 26 Cents, Beats Revenue By $50M

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has reported fiscal year 2015 second quarter earnings of $1.28 per share to beat the consensus Wall Street estimate by 26 cents. The Dulles, Va.-based rocket and launch vehicle manufacturer posted a $76.6 million profit for the quarter. Second quarter revenue was $1.13 billion and analysts’ projections by $50 million. …

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Orbital ATK Extends Airbus Parts Contract to Include A350-1000 Variant

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 24, 2015 — Airbus has chosen to extend Orbital ATK’s (NYSE: OA) contract as the maker of composite frames and stringers for the Airbus A350 program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The new work includes components for the 1000 variant of the aircraft and opens up jobs at …

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Orbital ATK to Enter Full Rate Production on Abrams Tank Ammo

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 21, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) announcing that full rate production will begin on the fifth-generation M829E4 120mm advanced kinetic energy cartridge for use on the U.S. Army’s Abrams main battle tank. Work to develop and quantify the kinetic energy cartridge falls …

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Orbital ATK Lands Cape Launch Work for Air Force SensorSat

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 15, 2015 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will launch the ORS-5 SensorSat spacecraft aboard a Minotaur IV rocket in 2017 under a $23.6 million contract from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Rich Straka, vice president and general manager of Orbital ATK’s launch vehicles division, …

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Orbital ATK Selected for Tibbetts Small Business Research Award by SBA

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has selected Orbital ATK to receive the Tibbetts Small Business Research Award. The award recognizes Orbital ATK’s work on the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM), a supersonic, air-launched tactical missile system, upgrading legacy AGM-88 HARM systems with advanced sensors and algorithms. Mike Kahn, president of …

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Orbital ATK Concludes Safety, Reliability Tests for Precision Guidance Kit

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 1, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Orbital ATK’s (NYSE: OA) precision guidance system for 155mm artillery projectiles reaching safety and reliability benchmarks during its first production lot acceptance test, recording less than 10 meters median accuracy. Mike Kahn, president of Orbital ATK Defense Systems Group and …

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Scott Lehr to Lead Orbital ATK’s Flight Systems Group; David Thompson Comments

Scott Lehr, a senior vice president of Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), has been promoted to serve as president of the company’s flight systems business group. He will start his new role on July 1 and succeeds Ron Grabe, who will become a senior adviser for the organization, Orbital ATK said Thursday. …

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Orbital ATK to Supply Steering Control for Orion Launch Abort System; Mike Kahn, Cary Ralston Comment

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 9, 2015 — Executive Mosaic —ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) landing a $90 million contract to supply the steering control technology for the Orion spacecraft’s launch abort system. Orbital said Tuesday its attitude control motor can produce up to 7, 000 pounds of steering force,  using …

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Orbital ATK to Integrate Tech into Third Stage of ULA Solar Probe Rocket

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 7, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday that Orbital ATK will use its navigation, avionics and propulsion subsystems to provide a launch boost to NASA’s planned Solar Probe Plus. The company said Friday the technology will be integrated as the third stage motor of …

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