List/Grid Tag Archives: ATK

Lockheed to Start ATK-Built Alternative Warhead Tests With Soldiers in the Summer

Lockheed to Start ATK-Built Alternative Warhead Tests With Soldiers in the Summer

Lockheed Martin has finished the production qualification testing phase for a warhead program the company manages under a $79.4 million contract awarded in April 2012. Soldiers will help carry out… Read more »

Joy de Lisser: ATK Extends Work for Boeing-Lockheed JV Under $178M Launch Vehicle Hardware Subcontract

Joy de Lisser: ATK Extends Work for Boeing-Lockheed JV Under $178M Launch Vehicle Hardware Subcontract

ATK will provide hardware to the United Launch Alliance for the Atlas V and Delta IV launch vehicles under a potential $178 million subcontract. ATK said Wednesday the order is for the U.S. Air Force‘s… Read more »

ATK Demos Booster Avionics for NASA’s Space Launch System Rockets; Kent Rominger Comments

ATK Demos Booster Avionics for NASA’s Space Launch System Rockets; Kent Rominger Comments

ATK has demonstrated a booster avionics system the company built to centralize twin solid rockets for NASA’s Space Launch System. The technology has been integrated into hardware and software systems and… Read more »

David Thompson: Orbital Sciences Seeks to Extend Launch Partnership With Skybox Imaging

David Thompson: Orbital Sciences Seeks to Extend Launch Partnership With Skybox Imaging

Orbital Sciences will launch Skybox Imaging’s imaging and spacecraft into space in late 2015 under a contract of an undisclosed value. The commercial Minotaur-C space launch vehicle will be used to transport… Read more »

Army Ops for ATK Tactical Holsters; Jay Tibbets Comments

Army Ops for ATK Tactical Holsters; Jay Tibbets Comments

ATK has been selected to provide tactical holsters to the U.S. Army under a potential five-year, $24 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. ADS, the distributor of ATK’s BLACKHAWK SERPA tactical holster, received… Read more »

ATK’s Jim Armor and Hughes’ Rick Lober on the Potential Impact of Sensors & Low-Orbit Satellite Technology

ATK’s Jim Armor and Hughes’ Rick Lober on the Potential Impact of Sensors & Low-Orbit Satellite Technology

        A team led by ATK and including Hughes Network Systems has demonstrated how sensor-generated information could be transmitted using a commercial low-Earth-orbit satellite technology. The companies demonstrated the… Read more »

ATK Tests Rocket Booster Avionics System for NASA; Charlie Precourt Comments

ATK Tests Rocket Booster Avionics System for NASA; Charlie Precourt Comments

ATK has finished testing the avionics system of boosters designed for a NASA rocket being built for deep space exploration. ATK worked to operate the booster’s thrust vector control technology… Read more »

ATK, NASA Demo Rocket Engine for 2018 Solar Mission

ATK, NASA Demo Rocket Engine for 2018 Solar Mission

NASA and ATK have test-fired a solid rocket motor that the company designed for the space agency’s Solar Probe Plus program. The STAR 48GXV engine will be used to help… Read more »

ATK-Alenia Team to Deploy Mission, Weapons System for Italian Air Force; Mike Kahn Comments

ATK-Alenia Team to Deploy Mission, Weapons System for Italian Air Force; Mike Kahn Comments

 An ATK and Alenia Aermacchi team has been chosen by the Italian Air Force to deploy a mission and weapons system for a multi-mission aircraft. The ITAF’s MC-27J aircraft will… Read more »

ATK Wins $58M Australia Artillery Personal Guidance Order

ATK Wins $58M Australia Artillery Personal Guidance Order

An ATK division has been selected to provide precision guidance systems for artillery rounds under a foreign military sales contract with Australia worth $57.8 million, the Motley Fool reported Saturday. Rich… Read more »

ATK Marks 150 F-35 Composite Wing Skin Milestone

ATK Marks 150 F-35 Composite Wing Skin Milestone

ATK has produced its 150th composite wing skin for the Lockheed Martin F-35 jet and commemorated the milestone with a ceremony Wednesday at its Clearfield, Utah facility, the Standard-Examiner reported Thursday…. Read more »

ATK Hands NASA Webb Telescope Backplane Support Structure for Thermal Tests; David Shanahan Comments

ATK Hands NASA Webb Telescope Backplane Support Structure for Thermal Tests; David Shanahan Comments

ATK has sent an assembly stand to NASA for thermal tests later this year as part of preparations for the planned 2018 launch of the James Webb Space Telescope. The company built… Read more »

ATK Wins Propulsion Delivery Contract from Orbital Sciences; Scott Lehr Comments

ATK Wins Propulsion Delivery Contract from Orbital Sciences; Scott Lehr Comments

ATK has won a contract from Orbital Sciences Corp. to provide the propulsion system for an air-launched space rocket. ATK will design, develop and provide the flight hardware of the… Read more »

ATK Helps Air Force Launch Boeing Communications Satellite

ATK Helps Air Force Launch Boeing Communications Satellite

ATK has helped the U.S. Air Force build and launch a spacecraft that will aim to help the Defense Department facilitate communications between military personnel around the world. The sixth Boeing Wideband… Read more »

ATK Hardware Helps Lift Lockheed Military Comm Satellite; Joy de Lisser Comments

ATK Hardware Helps Lift Lockheed Military Comm Satellite; Joy de Lisser Comments

ATK provided hardware to the U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin for the company’s newest military communications satellite, which launched Friday. ATK developed the propellant tank for the United Launch Alliance… Read more »

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