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Orbital ATK to Collaborate With Air Force Ogden Complex on Composite Aerostructures

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 8, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will work with the U.S. Air Force‘s Ogden Air Logistics Complex in Utah in efforts to advance the design, production, repair and maintenance of military aircraft composite aerostructures, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the public-private partnership between its aerospace structures division …

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Orbital ATK Spacecraft Moves to 2nd Phase of NASA OA-7 Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 6, 2017 — The Orbital ATK-built (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft called S.S. John Glenn has started to perform its secondary payload missions for NASA after completing its primary cargo delivery mission and subsequent stay at the International Space Station, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Sunday the …

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Northrop Grumman Taps Orbital ATK for B-2 Composite Parts Under $90M Deal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 31, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will produce composite parts for the U.S. Air Force‘s B-2 Spirit aircraft under a potential $90 million contract from Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The contract covers non-recurring engineering work and the production of 17 hot trailing edge …

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Orbital ATK Secures $76M in Army Orders for Small-Caliber Ammunition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 26, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will supply 0.50-caliber ammunition to the U.S. Army under orders worth $76 million combined following a similar order for small-caliber rounds in April, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its defense systems group will produce the ammunition at its Lake …

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Orbital ATK, Lockheed, NASA Test Orion Launch Abort System’s Attitude Control Motor

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 3, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has completed a test of the attitude control motor on the launch abort system of the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Orion spacecraft to verify the motor’s capability to perform in case of an aborted mission, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. NASA and Lockheed personnel took …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Taps Former Orbital ATK Exec Mohammed Khan as Defense SVP; Eileen Drake Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne has hired Mohammed Khan Jr., formerly vice president for government, commercial and international space systems initiatives at Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), to serve as senior VP of the Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings (NYSE: AJRD) subsidiary’s new defense business unit. Khan will report to CEO and President Eileen Drake and oversee company programs with its …

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Orbital ATK Spacecraft Launches to Bring Cargo to International Space Station

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2017 — An Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft has launched Tuesday aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket to transport cargo to the International Space Station as part of its Commercial Resupply Services-1 contract with NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the spacecraft …

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Orbital ATK-Built Spacecraft to Launch April 18 for 7th Cargo Resupply Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 17, 2017 — An Orbital ATK-built (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft nicknamed S.S. John Glenn will launch to the International Space Station on April 18 as part of the company’s seventh cargo resupply mission with NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The space agency said Wednesday an Atlas V rocket will launch S.S. John …

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Orbital ATK Gets $92M in Small-Caliber Ammo Orders From Army

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 12, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has received $92 million in orders from the U.S. Army for 7.62 mm and 5.56 mm ammunition as part of an existing supply contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it will produce the small-caliber ammunition at its Lake City Army …

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Orbital ATK Eyes Potential USAF Contract to Continue Next Generation Launch Vehicle Dev’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 10, 2017 — Mike Laidley, vice president of the Next Generation Launch program at Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), has said the company anticipates the U.S. Air Force to award launch service agreements for large space launch vehicles by early 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Space News reported Wednesday Laidley indicated …

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