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Orbital ATK, IMI Systems Partner on Bomb Tech Offering for US Defense Sector

Orbital ATK, IMI Systems Partner on Bomb Tech Offering for US Defense Sector - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Orbital ATK, IMI Systems Partner on Bomb Tech Offering for US Defense Sector - top government contractors - best government contracting eventOrbital ATK has signed a teaming agreement with IMI Systems to produce and offer a bomb technology to the U.S. defense market.

The partnership seeks to manufacture a variant of IMI’s Multi-Purpose Rigid Bomb weapon designed with precision, collateral damage reduction and penetration capacities, Orbital ATK said Wednesday.

Pat Nolan, vice president and general manager of missile products at Orbital ATK’s defense systems business, said both companies aim to explore how the team can transition MPR500 to the U.S. military.

IMI originally developed the weapon with MK-84 performance and MK-82 dimensions for the Israeli military.

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Written by Nichols Martin

a staff writer at Executive Mosaic, produces articles on the federal government's technology and business interests. The coverage of these articles include government contracting, cybersecurity, information technology, health care and national security.

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