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2014-02-21 08:20:17

Fifth Boeing GPS IIF Satellite Joins Constellation in Orbit ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) propulsion, composite and spacecraft technologies supported Thursday's successful launch of a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket from Space Launch Complex 37B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. This rocket carried the U.S. Air Force's fifth Block IIF navigation satellite for the Global Positioning System (GPS). (Photo:...

2014-01-20 08:20:17

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) was selected by The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) for a contract, beginning immediately, to produce substructural composite components for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. "This is a great win for ATK that builds on our commitment and proven success of providing affordable innovation and customer satisfaction," said Blake Larson, president of ATK Aerospace Group. "This work scope adds to our long-term relationship of supporting...

2014-01-09 16:21:07

First Antares(TM) Flight to Use Upgraded CASTORĀ® 30B Upper Stage Motor ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) provided the second stage propulsion for Thursday's successful launch of Orbital Sciences Corporation's Antares(TM) rocket on its first NASA Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The CRS mission ensures critical supplies are delivered on-time to the only laboratory in microgravity. Liftoff occurred at...

2013-09-18 08:20:31

Event Marks Fifth Successful Flight for Atlas V Retro Motors Built by ATK ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) provided hardware for both the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) 3 satellite and the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V launch vehicle that launched today from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The AEHF 3 is the third satellite in a constellation designed to provide highly secure communications for the military and executive government users...

2013-08-13 00:20:15

ATK to Provide First and Second Stages for Air Launch Vehicle ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) has received a contract from Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) to provide first and second stage propulsion for the Air Launch Vehicle (ALV) that Orbital is designing and building for Stratolaunch Systems Corporation as part of a revolutionary air-launched space transportation system. The contract from Orbital includes the design, development and...

2013-08-08 00:20:09

ATK's Role Includes Propulsion, Composite Structures and Satellite Components ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) propulsion, composite and spacecraft technologies supported today's successful launch of a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket from Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. This rocket carried a Wideband Global SATCOM satellite (WGS-6) into orbit for the U.S. Air Force. WGS-6 is the sixth satellite delivered by prime...

2013-07-19 16:20:09

ATK Supports the Launch of United Launch Alliance's Atlas V ARLINGTON, Va., July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) provided critical hardware for both the second satellite in the Navy's Mobile User Objective System (MUOS), designated MUOS-2, and the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V launch vehicle that launched today from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. MUOS is the next generation in narrowband tactical satellite communications systems. The MUOS constellation, for...

2013-05-25 00:20:12

ATK's Role Includes Propulsion and Composites Structures ARLINGTON, Va., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) propulsion and composite technologies supported today's successful launch of a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket from Space Launch Complex 37B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. This rocket carried the Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-5) into orbit for the U.S. Air Force. WGS-5 is the fifth satellite delivered by prime contractor Boeing as part of the...

2013-05-16 00:20:17

ATK Supports the Launch of United Launch Alliance's Atlas V ARLINGTON, Va., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) provided critical hardware for the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V that launched the U.S. Air Force's Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF-4 satellite today from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. GPS IIF-4 is the fourth satellite delivered by prime contractor Boeing as part of the GPS IIF contract for 12 next-generation GPS space vehicles. GPS IIF...

2013-02-12 08:21:18

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) has been awarded a contract worth $17 million for production of rocket motors for AIM-9P Sidewinder customers within the United States Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program. Under FMS, the U.S. government procures defense articles and services on behalf of one or more foreign customers. The U.S. Air Force (USAF) at Hill Air Force Base in Utah issued the award. Work will be performed at Allegany Ballistics Laboratory (ABL) in...