Orbital ATK has won a $121 million contract for the conversion of AGM-88B high-speed anti-radiation missiles into 145 advanced anti-radiation guided missile and 12 captive air training missiles for the US Navy and the government of Italy.
“Orbital ATK Inc., Defense Electronic Systems, North Ridge, California, is being awarded $121,370,003 for modification P00002 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-15-C-0123) to exercise an option for the conversion of U.S. government-provided AGM-88B high-speed anti-radiation missiles into 145 full-rate production Lot 5 advanced anti-radiation guided missile all-up-rounds and 12 captive air training missiles, including related supplies and services necessary for manufacture, sparing, and fleet deployment of the missiles, for the Navy and the government of Italy,” the US Department of Defense announced Monday.
Work will be performed in Northridge, California; and Ridgecrest, California, and is expected to be completed in September 2018.
This contract combines purchases for the Navy ($121,050,143); and international partners ($319,860), according to the statement.
Orbital ATK won more than $53 million to manufacture a precision guidance kit M1156 to turn existing 155 mm artillery shells into smart weapons, the Department of Defense said in a press release. "Orbital Alliant Techsystems Operations [of] Plymouth, Minnesota was awarded a $53,591,925… for procurement of precision guidance kit M1156," the release stated on Thursday
Orbital ATK delivered 500th Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) to the US Navy in a ceremony at its production facility in Northridge, California, on May 31. AARGM is a supersonic, air-launched tactical missile system, upgrading legacy AGM-88 HARM systems with advanced capability to perform Destruction of Enemy Air Defense missions
Orbital ATK has sued Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) questioning its Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites (RSGS) program as a competition to commercial enterprises and also a violation of the US National Space Policy. “DARPAs RSGS program will subsidize a single company with several hundred million dollars worth of space hardware and launch service, courtesy of the US taxpayer, to directly compete with commercial satellite servicing systems that Orbital ATK and other companies are developing with their own private capital
Orbital ATK has won a $14.7 million contract for the conversion of Italys AGM-88B High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missiles (HARM) into Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM)
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