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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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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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