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PwC: Global Aerospace, Defense M&A Hit $72B in 2017

A new PwC report says the value of global mergers and acquisitions in the aerospace and defense sector reached $72 billion in 2017, exceeding the previous record of $67 billion set in 2015. PwC reported that A&D companies worldwide recorded 454 M&A transactions last year with an average deal size of $411 million. Significant …

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Orbital ATK-DARPA Project Eyes Combined Engine Cycle Tech for Aircraft Propulsion

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 24, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will collaborate with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to study the potential of combined engine cycle technology for aircraft propulsion systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the project seeks to explore the integration of turbine and hypersonic engines …

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Orbital ATK Supplies Composite Structures, Components for Delta IV Rocket

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 17, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has provided spacecraft components for United Launch Alliance‘s Delta IV rocket that recently launched a National Reconnaissance Office payload to space, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Company-supplied components include two graphite epoxy motors, which it will also supply for the Atlas V …

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Orbital ATK-Built Multimission Satellite Preps for Launch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2018 — The Orbital ATK-built (NYSE: OA) GovSat-1 multimission satellite has been shipped to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in preparation for its launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at the end of the month, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. GovSat said Thursday the satellite will work to support a …

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Orbital ATK, Air Force Sign CRADA on Data Exchange Plan for Next Generation Launch System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 8, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has signed a cooperative research and development agreement with the U.S. Air Force to develop a data exchange framework and plan required for the certification of the company’s Next Generation Launch system, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will work …

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Orbital ATK Secures Air Force Contract for Fuze Full-Rate Production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 5, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has begun full-rate production of hard-target void-sensing fuze assemblies for the U.S. Air Force under a $23 million initial contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its FMU-167/B HTVSF is all-electronic and features sensors as well as hardened electronics, which have …

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Orbital ATK Concludes 8th Cygnus Cargo Resupply Mission to ISS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 20, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has completed its eighth resupply mission to the International Space Station with the reentry to Earth of a Cygnus spacecraft that delivered 7,400 pounds of cargo to astronauts and performed science experiments for NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Recent M&A Activity in the GovCon Market

Weekly Roundup December 11 – December 15 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson For this week’s roundup we’re taking a look at the current landscape of M&A activity in the government contracting market. 2017 is coming to a close and the …

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Orbital ATK Gets Partial FCC Clearance for In-Orbit Servicing of Intelsat Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 14, 2017 — A subsidiary of Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has received clearance to deploy its Mission Extension Vehicle-1 spacecraft to perform some in-orbit servicing operations on an Intelsat satellite, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. SpaceNews reported Tuesday the Federal Communications Commission approved the first part of Space Logistics‘ request to …

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Orbital ATK to Build EELV Secondary Payload Adapter for Air Force

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 13, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will develop an evolved expendable launch vehicle platform for the U.S. Air Force to transport and deploy as many as 12 free-flyer payloads or six hosted payloads, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the Air Force Space and Missiles Center awarded the contract …

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