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State Dept OKs $180M in F-16 Training Support, Precision Guided Kit Requests From Netherlands

The State Department has approved two foreign military sales agreements worth approximately $180 million combined for the Dutch government to buy from the U.S. government M1156 precision guided kits as well as defense services and articles in support of its air force’s F-16 training unit. The Netherlands requested to purchase …

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Orbital ATK Presents Rocket With Aerojet Rocketdyne Upper-Stage Engine for EELV Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has unveiled the Next Generation Launch system rocket dubbed OmegA at the 34th Space Symposium in Colorado as the company continues to pursue work under the U.S. Air Force‘s Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the rocket …

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Mike Kahn: Orbital ATK Expands Missile Production Facilities to Support Readiness

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 17, 2018 —  Mike Kahn, defense group president at Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), has said the company has expanded weapons facilities to support readiness for the anticipated rise in the demand for munitions and missiles from the Defense Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company has also …

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Orbital ATK Positions NGL Rocket for Air Force Launch Services Agreement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 16, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has submitted a bid for one of the U.S. Air Force‘s Launch Services Agreements, with the company’s Next Generation Launch system as the rocket on offer, in response to the service branch’s efforts to identify multiple launch options for national …

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ULA Launches Orbital ATK-Built Satellites for Air Force Mission; Chris Long Comments

An experimental satellite that Orbital ATK built for the U.S. Air Force took off Saturday aboard United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Orbital ATK said Sunday the ESPA Augmented Geostationary Laboratory Experiment satellite that launched as part of the Air Force Space …

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Orbital ATK books $115M in Army small-caliber ammo orders

The U.S. Army has ordered more than $115 million worth of 5.56mm, 7.62mm and .50 caliber rounds from Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA). Orbital ATK said Tuesday it will produce the ammunition at a U.S. government-owned, contractor-operated manufacturing plant located in Independence, Missouri. The company has invested more than in research, development and capital resources at …

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Orbital ATK Tests Rocket Motor for Orion Spacecraft’s Launch Abort System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 6, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has tested the SR 118 rocket motor technology in preparation for the Ascent Abort 2 Flight Test, which seeks to assess a system designed to keep astronauts safe if a problem occurs during spacecraft ascent, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: DoD FY 2019 Budget & Wash100 Update

Weekly Roundup April 2 – April 6, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes DoD FY 2019 Budget & Wash100 Update Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO On March 23rd, President Trump signed a $1.3 trillion spending bill for fiscal year 2019 which allocates $686.1 billion for the Department of Defense’s budget. The …

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Orbital ATK to Expand Launch Vehicles Operations in Arizona With New Campus

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 27, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will construct a 47-acre campus expansion for its launch vehicles operations in Chandler, Arizona, covering 617,000 square feet of space for two buildings and 261,000 square feet for manufacturing, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company announced Friday it plans to recruit 200 new …

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Kratos to Continue Sale of Orbital ATK Rocket Motor for National Security Market Areas

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 22, 2018 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) and Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) have reached an agreement to reaffirm the former’s exclusive rights to offer the Oriole solid propellant rocket motor in certain markets, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Orbital ATK’s missile products division cleared Kratos’ …

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