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Research and Markets: Small Arms Market Set for 2% CAGR

Research and Markets: Small Arms Market Set for 2% CAGR

The global small arms market is set for a 2.21 percent year-over-year growth from 2014 to 2018, new analysis from Research and Markets revealed. The report, entitled “Global Small Arms… Read more »

The GovCon Tech Makers, Service Firms Behind NASA’s 1st Orion Test Flight

The GovCon Tech Makers, Service Firms Behind NASA’s 1st Orion Test Flight

NASA took the first step Friday in what it hopes to be a new era for human space exploration as the agency sent the Orion capsule into a nearly four-hour… Read more »

Mark DeYoung: ATK’s Spinoff Firm Vista Outdoor to Build Utah-Based Headquarters

Mark DeYoung: ATK’s Spinoff Firm Vista Outdoor to Build Utah-Based Headquarters

Vista Outdoor, a sporting goods company that will spinoff from ATK, is considering several possible sites in Utah to be its global headquarters. ATK said Thursday Vista Outdoor aims to employ… Read more »

Dynetics, Aerojet Rocketdyne Eye 3D Printing for Rocket Engine; Steve Cook Comments

Dynetics, Aerojet Rocketdyne Eye 3D Printing for Rocket Engine; Steve Cook Comments

Dynetics and Aerojet Rocketdyne are using 3-D printing technology to build a new rocket engine in an effort to replace the current Russian-built engine used to send Atlas V to space, Nextgov reported Thursday. Marcus… Read more »

ATK Receives $65M Combat, Training Ammunition Orders; Dan Olson Comments

ATK Receives $65M Combat, Training Ammunition Orders; Dan Olson Comments

ATK has closed several contracts on ammunition production worth a total of $65 million from the U.S. Army Maneuver Ammunition Systems. The orders comprise ammunition for training and combat missions… Read more »

ATK, NASA Put Orion’s Launch Abort Motor Igniter Through Qualification Test; Charlie Precourt Comments

ATK, NASA Put Orion’s Launch Abort Motor Igniter Through Qualification Test; Charlie Precourt Comments

ATK and NASA have conducted a static test on the Orion crew transport spacecraft’s launch abort motor igniter at the company’s facility in Promontory, Utah as the company seeks to move toward… Read more »

Research and Markets: APAC, Middle East to Lead Global Ammo Market by 2020

Research and Markets: APAC, Middle East to Lead Global Ammo Market by 2020

A new Research and Markets report forecasts a 4.2 percent compound annual growth rate for the global ammunition market by 2020 due to modernization programs and ongoing conflicts in some parts of the world. The market… Read more »

Blake Larson: Atlas V Launch Showcases ATK Tech

Blake Larson: Atlas V Launch Showcases ATK Tech

ATK sought to highlight its engineering services portfolio after the recent launch of an Atlas V rocket that vaulted the Boeing-made GPS IIF-7 satellite to orbit. “The Atlas V and GPS programs encompass… Read more »

Charlie Precourt: ATK, NASA Evaluate SLS Rocket Booster Design

Charlie Precourt: ATK, NASA Evaluate SLS Rocket Booster Design

A five-segment solid rocket booster that ATK built for NASA‘s Space Launch System has passed a critical design review and is deemed ready to go through a qualification test. “Achieving… Read more »

ULA Launches Secondary Payload on Delta IV Rocket; Jim Sponnick Comments

ULA Launches Secondary Payload on Delta IV Rocket; Jim Sponnick Comments

United Launch Alliance has launched the AFSPC-4 mission aboard a Delta IV rocket as part of the U.S. Air Force‘s Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program to deliver military and government… Read more »

Lockheed Completes Developmental, Operational Flight Tests for Alternative Warhead Program; Ken Musculus Comments

Lockheed Completes Developmental, Operational Flight Tests for Alternative Warhead Program; Ken Musculus Comments

Lockheed Martin has completed a set of developmental and operational flight tests on the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System as part of the engineering, manufacturing and development phase of the Defense Department‘s… Read more »

ATK and Jordan’s Design and Development Bureau Partner on AC-295 Gunship

ATK and Jordan’s Design and Development Bureau Partner on AC-295 Gunship

ATK and the King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau have partnered for base configurations of the medium AC-295 gunships for the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Two lightweight gunships were… Read more »

Scott Texter: ATK, Northrop Test NASA Webb Telescope Backplane System

Scott Texter: ATK, Northrop Test NASA Webb Telescope Backplane System

ATK and Northrop Grumman have jointly tested a backplane assembly for NASA‘s James Webb Telescope to determine if the platform could withstand the rigors of space travel and carry heavy… Read more »

ATK’s Jeff Kubacki on the CIO’s Business Responsibilities, How Leaders Set IT Strategy

ATK’s Jeff Kubacki on the CIO’s Business Responsibilities, How Leaders Set IT Strategy

(Editor’s note: this interview took place prior to ATK’s April announcement that the company would spinoff its sporting division into an independent company and merge its aerospace and defense businesses with… Read more »

ATK to Exhibit Weapons, Ammunition at Eurosatory 2014

ATK to Exhibit Weapons, Ammunition at Eurosatory 2014

ATK will exhibit its products at the Eurosatory 2014 international event for the land and air-land defense and security industry to be held in France on June 16-20. The company said Monday its… Read more »

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