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Orbital ATK Features In-Orbit Satellite Servicing Tech at Industry Conference

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 15, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has participated at the Satellite 2018 conference and exhibition to showcase in-orbit satellite servicing technology that it expects to launch in 2021, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said its Mission Extension Pods and Mission Robotic Vehicle will be part of the Mission …

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Orbital ATK Continues Dev’t Work for Air Force’s Next Generation Launch System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 13, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) is working to build a new rocket technology as part of its entry in the U.S. Air Force‘s Next Generation Launch program that seeks launch vehicles for future national security, science and commercial missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. KSL reported Sunday that …

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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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Boeing-Led Team Lands $6.6B MDA Contract Modification for Missile Defense System Devt, Sustainment Services

A Boeing-led (NYSE: BA) team has received a six-year, $6.56 billion contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to continue the production and sustainment of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense ballistic missile defense system. The modification covers the delivery of a new missile field with 20 additional silos; two additional silos in an …

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Greg Jones to Join Aerojet Rocketdyne as Strategy & Business Devt SVP

Greg Jones, former vice president of corporate business development and international programs at Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), has been named senior VP of strategy and business development at Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) in a move that takes effect Feb. 5. Aerojet Rocketdyne said Monday Jones will oversee strategic planning, customer alignment growth initiatives as well as …

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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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