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Orbital ATK Lands $86M Air Force Contract for ISR Aircraft Delivery to Afghanistan

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 12, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will deliver armed intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft for Afghanistan under an $86.4 million contract from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will provide the AC-208 aircraft to support the Afghan air force …

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Orbital ATK Marks 5,000 Produced Composite Parts for Lockheed’s F-35

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 23, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has marked the production of its 5,000th composite part for the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35 fighter jet at its facility in Clearfield, Utah, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the parts manufactured at the Utah plant include wing skins, fixed skins, engine …

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Orbital ATK Lands $79M IDIQ to Help Maintain, Operate Navy Drone Missile Targets

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has secured a potential five-year, $79.4 million contract from the U.S. Navy to manage ground launch drone missile targets for test and evaluation. The company will provide GQM-163A development test, operation and maintenance services to the Naval Air Warfare Center’s Weapons Division through the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Wednesday. DoD added that work …

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European Commission OKs Northrop’s Orbital ATK Purchase

The European Commission has approved a deal for Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to acquire Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) for approximately $9.2 billion. Northrop said Monday it continues to support the Federal Trade Commission in its effort to evaluate the transaction. The European Commission’s decision came nearly a month after Kathy Warden, …

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Kathy Warden: Northrop to Form Innovation Systems Unit After Orbital ATK Purchase

Kathy Warden, president and chief operating officer at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has said the company will establish a new business sector once the Falls Church, Virginia-based defense contractor completes the $9.2 billion purchase of Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), Inside Defense reported Thursday. Warden told analysts Thursday that Blake Larson, COO …

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Orbital ATK to Mature Extended-Range Anti-Radiation Missile for Navy Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 26, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will work to mature an extended-range configuration of a U.S. Navy airborne tactical missile system under a contract that seeks to advance the platform to the engineering and manufacturing development phase, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it will develop …

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Orbital ATK-DARPA Project Eyes Combined Engine Cycle Tech for Aircraft Propulsion

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 24, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will collaborate with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to study the potential of combined engine cycle technology for aircraft propulsion systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the project seeks to explore the integration of turbine and hypersonic engines …

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Orbital ATK Supplies Composite Structures, Components for Delta IV Rocket

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 17, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has provided spacecraft components for United Launch Alliance‘s Delta IV rocket that recently launched a National Reconnaissance Office payload to space, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Company-supplied components include two graphite epoxy motors, which it will also supply for the Atlas V …

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Orbital ATK-Built Multimission Satellite Preps for Launch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2018 — The Orbital ATK-built (NYSE: OA) GovSat-1 multimission satellite has been shipped to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in preparation for its launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at the end of the month, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. GovSat said Thursday the satellite will work to support a …

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Orbital ATK, Air Force Sign CRADA on Data Exchange Plan for Next Generation Launch System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 8, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has signed a cooperative research and development agreement with the U.S. Air Force to develop a data exchange framework and plan required for the certification of the company’s Next Generation Launch system, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will work …

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