Orbital ATK has received orders worth $210 million to produce three kinds of small caliber ammunition to the US Army.
The orders are for 5.56-millimeter, 7.62-millimeter and .50 caliber rounds and fall under a previously awarded ammunition supply contract, the company said in a statement Tuesday.
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
Lockheed Martin has awarded a $14 million contract to Orbital ATK to produce its Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead (AW) for the US Army. In tests, the Orbital ATK warheads with Lethality Enhanced Ordnance (LEO) technology achieved the Armys stated requirements for area effects, but left behind no unexploded ordnance, a major accomplishment for this warhead design
Orbital ATK has successfully tested a 3D-printed hypersonic engine combustor at NASA Langley Research Center. The combustor, produced through an additive manufacturing process known as powder bed fusion (PBF), was subjected to a variety of high-temperature hypersonic flight conditions over the course of 20 days, including one of the longest duration propulsion wind tunnel tests ever recorded for a unit of this kind
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
US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has completed an agreement with the Space Systems Loral (SSL) for s satellite servicing program that Orbital ATK was contesting against DARPA. DARPA had filed a motion in the federal court to dismiss a lawsuit filed in February by Orbital ATK about the award to SSL in regard to the Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites (RSGS) program
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)
Orbital ATK has been awarded a $182 million contract for the Medium Range Ballistic Missile Type 3 Configuration 2 target system including production equipment, logistics, associated support equipment, system engineering and analysis, and mission operations. Work is expected to be completed by Oct
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