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Kathy Warden to Succeed Wes Bush as Northrop CEO in 2019

Kathy Warden, president and chief operating officer of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and a three-time Wash100 recipient, has been elected to serve as president and CEO of the company in a move slated to take effect Jan. 1. She will succeed Wes Bush, who will continue to serve as chairman …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: Northrop Concludes Acquisition of Orbital ATK and Top 10 Stories

Weekly Roundup June 4 – June 8, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: Northrop Concludes Acquisition of Orbital ATK and Top 10 Stories Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO Northrop Concludes Acquisition of Orbital ATK       This year has seen significant M&A activity, as …

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Northrop Closes Orbital ATK Purchase; Blake Larson Named Innovation Systems Sector President

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) wrapped up its approximately $9.2 billion purchase of Orbital ATK on Wednesday and will now run the newly acquired company as its fourth business sector called Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems. Blake Larson, most recently chief operating officer at Orbital ATK, has been elected by the board as …

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FTC Clears Northrop’s Orbital ATK Purchase

The Federal Trade Commission has given Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) antitrust approval to proceed with its proposed $9.2 billion acquisition of Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA). Northrop said Tuesday the FTC clearance calls for it to make solid-rocket motors available to competitors on “a non-discriminatory basis” and that it expects to close the deal …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: Platform Companies Overview, Recent Contract Wins and Top 10 Stories

Weekly Roundup May 28 – June 1, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: Platform Companies Overview, Recent Contract Wins and Top 10 Stories Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO Platform Companies: A May Overview As we look back at May, I’d like to highlight some …

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Orbital ATK Gets $171M Navy Contract Option for Lot 7 Updated Anti-Radiation Missiles

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has received a two-year, $171.2 million contract option to produce a seventh batch of Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile systems for the U.S. Navy and foreign military sales customers. The company will convert 271 AGM-88B High Speed Anti-Radiation Missiles from the Navy into 253 AGM-88E AARGM all-up-rounds and eight Captive Air Training …

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NASA Exercises Orbital ATK Contract Options for NOAA’s 3rd, 4th JPSS Weather Satellites

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will develop two more weather satellites for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in addition to the Joint Polar Satellite System-2 spacecraft after NASA exercised options that would bring the total amount of the contract to approximately $460 million. The company said Friday it is currently building …

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Orbital ATK, IMI Systems to Offer Bomb Tech for US Defense Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 11, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has entered into a teaming arrangement with IMI Systems to produce and market a bomb technology to the U.S. defense sector, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The companies will develop a variant of IMI’s Multi-Purpose Rigid Bomb, which was originally developed …

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Orbital ATK Reaches Milestone in M1156 Precision Guidance Kit Production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 7, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has rolled out from its production line the 25,000th M1156 Precision Guidance Kit that works to enhance the accuracy of U.S. Army and Marine Corps artillery projectiles, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said April 30 the armaments systems division within its defense systems group …

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Orbital ATK Demonstrates Hypersonic Missile Warhead

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 30, 2018 — Orbitak ATK (NYSE: OA) has demonstrated its new missile warhead technology designed for use at hyper velocities and high-temperature environments, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it based the design of the hypersonic missile weapon on real-world data and applied additive manufacturing …

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