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Orbital ATK Cygnus Cargo Spacecraft Ready for Final Assembly

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 14,  2015 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has finished building the service module to be integrated into NASA’s Cygnus OA-4 cargo spacecraft at the Kennedy Space Center, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The module contains the avionics, communication, electrical and propulsion systems needed for the spacecraft’s planned end-of-year launch. …

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October 12 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Close Up on Light Volume Day

The GovCon Index gained 0.230 points to 74.428 Monday and mirrored a narrow day of trades for U.S. stocks that saw losses in the morning session followed by gradual gains afterward. Monday was a light volume day for U.S. markets due to the Columbus Day holiday and bond markets were closed, …

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October 12 Morning Report: GovCon Index Records 2nd Straight Positive Week, Enters Earnings Season

The GovCon Index closed 74.198 Friday, up up 0.425 points from Thursday’s close and the Federal Reserve‘s release of its September meeting minutes. The record is the second straight positive week heading into earnings reports season, with Honeywell (NYSE: HON) slated to be the first GovCon Index company to release third quarter financial …

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October 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up, US Stocks End at Modest Gains

The GovCon Index closed up 0.425 points to 74.198 Friday as U.S. investors continued to digest the Federal Reserve‘s September meeting minutes that went public Thursday. For the week, the Index rose 5 percent to conclude its second straight positive weekly performance after two straight weeks the Index ended at declines for those respective five-day periods. The S&P …

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October 6 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips as Oil Rises, Dollar Weakens

The GovCon Index struggled for gains Tuesday after a positive open and closed at a decline of 0.357 points to 71.808. U.S. stocks declined after five days of positivity as biotechnology shares declined and investors also responded to the International Monetary Fund’s statement that the organization remain concerned over economies in developing nations, …

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WSJ: NASA Space Cargo Transport Competition Down to 4 Bidders

NASA has narrowed the list of bidders in a $14 billion industry competition to support the agency’s cargo resupply missions to the International Space Station, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Andy Pasztor lists Boeing (NYSE: BA), Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), Sierra Nevada and SpaceX as the remaining contenders for …

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October 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Slips Ahead of Friday Jobs Report

The GovCon Index kicked off the fourth quarter of calendar year 2015 Thursday with a decline of 0.207 points to 69.975 as U.S. stocks also recorded slight losses ahead of Friday’s jobs report. The Index and three major U.S. stock indices opened in positive territory,  sharply turned negative in the late morning …

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Weekly Roundup Sept 21 – Sept 25 2015: ULA Acquisition Talk Bubbles Again, OPM’s Latest Hack Revelation & more

Weekly Roundup Sept 21 – Sept 25 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Could GovCon see at least one more blockbuster merger-and-acquisition deal in 2015? One week after Aerojet Rocketdyne’s $2 billion bid for the United Launch Alliancewas rejected, the propulsion technology …

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Northrop Receives Orbital ATK Space Components for Webb Telescope

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 23, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Orbital ATK’s (NYSE: OA) delivery of the fuel and oxider tanks it has designed for Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), who will outfit the space components on the James Webb Space Telescope as the prime contractor of the NASA program. Orbital …

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Mike Kahn: Orbital ATK Continues NASA Alliance with Tech Research Support Contract Win

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 22, 2015 — NASA has handed Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) subsidiary Alliant Techsystems Operations LLC qualification to research aerospace propulsion technologies under the RTAPS2 vehicle in support of Glenn Research Center, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “This effort reflects our continued commitment to be a key partner in NASA’s pioneering …

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