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Orbital ATK to Deliver More Polar-Orbiting Satellites to NASA, NOAA

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will design, manufacture, integrate and test the Joint Polar Satellite System 2 spacecraft under a $253 million delivery order from NASA through the Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition III contract vehicle. NASA said Monday the company will also provide mission operations support and five Flight Segment Emulators for JPSS-2, which will support the National Oceanic …

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David Thompson: Orbital ATK Board OKs $75M Share Buyback Plan

The board of directors of Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has authorized the repurchase of as much as $75 million of its common stock from shareholders through the end of the year. “I am very pleased that our board has adopted management’s recommendations for a balanced and sustainable plan to return capital to …

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SpaceX, Orbital ATK to Transport Supply Cargo to ISS; Stephanie Schierholz Comments

Space Exploration Technologies and Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) have received contract modifications with undisclosed amounts from NASA to carry supplies to the International Space Station, Spaceflight Now reported Saturday. Stephen Clark writes SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft and Orbital ATK’s Cygnus supply ship will each transport 44, 000 pounds of provisions, food, …

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Army Orders $120M in Orbital ATK Precision Guidance Kits; Dan Olson Comments

Orbital ATK (NYSE:OA) has been awarded a $120 million contract to build, test and deliver precision guidance kits for the U.S. Army‘s 155-millimeter artillery shells. The company began low-rate initial production of the projectile guidance systems in January and is scheduled to begin kit deliveries in early 2016, Orbital ATK …

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Navy Orders Additional Orbital ATK Missile Warning Systems; Mike Kahn Comments

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has received a $30 million contract to produce additional missile warning systems for the U.S. Navy. The company will build optical sensor converters and computer processors, retrofit weapon-replaceable assembly upgrades and deliver countermeasures signals simulator to test systems operability, Orbital ATK said Friday. Mike Kahn, executive vice …

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February 10 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up, Orbital ATK and Huntington Ingalls Join

The GovCon Index gained 0.407 points to 68.524 Tuesday, a day that saw the close adjusted with the addition of two new government contracting firms to the Index. Tuesday marked the Index’s first day of tracking new members Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), the company formed out of the merger of ATK’s aerospace and defense groups with Orbital Sciences, and …

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Wash Biz Journal: Ed Fortunato to Lead Gov’t Relations for ‘Orbital ATK’

Ed Fortunato, a former Honeywell (NYSE: HON) government relations executive, has joined ATK (NYSE: ATK) as senior vice president for government relations and will initially report to ATK CEO Mark DeYoung, the Washington Business Journal reported Tuesday. Jill Aitoro reports that Fortunato will transition to the future Orbital ATK company, report to CEO David …

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VIDEO: OrbitalATK and Iridium NEXT

Under a contract from Thales Alenia Space, Orbital ATK is assembling and testing the 81 Iridium NEXT satellites at its Gilbert, Arizona satellite manufacturing facility. Orbital ATK engineers highlight the challenges and rewards of working on this exciting program.

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Orbital Sciences Closes Merger with ATK’s Aerospace, Defense Groups

Orbital Sciences (NYSE: ORB) has completed its merger with the aerospace and defense groups of ATK (NYSE: ATK) to create a new company that will operate as Orbital ATK. Orbital ATK will start “regular-way” trading on the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday under the ticker symbol “OA, ” Orbital and ATK said Tuesday. …

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ATK Reports 3Q Aerospace, Defense Revenue Spikes Ahead of Orbital Merger

ATK (NYSE: ATK) has announced financial results for the third quarter of its 2015 fiscal year ended Dec. 28, 2014. This is the company’s final earnings release under the name “ATK” as its aerospace and defense groups are scheduled to complete their merger with Orbital Sciences (NYSE: ORB) and create the …

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