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Orbital ATK Subsidiary to Work on NASA Space Propulsion System; Mike Kahn Comments

Orbital ATK has secured a contract to perform research and design work on space propulsion systems for NASA's Glenn Research Center in Ohio. NASA awarded the Research and Technologies for Aerospace Propulsion Systems 2 contract to Orbital ATK's Alliant Techsystems Operations subsidiary, Orbital ATK said Monday. In July, NASA awarded Orbital ATK …

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SBA Picks Orbital ATK for Tibbetts Small Business Research Award; Mike Kahn Comments

Orbital ATK has received a Tibbetts Small Business Innovative Research Award from the Small Business Administration in recognition of the company's work on an air-to-surface tactical missile platform. “The [Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile] program is an excellent example of how partnering between industry, the U.S. Navy and SBA can leverage the innovation …

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Orbital ATK-Built Projectile Guidance System Passes Safety, Reliability Tests; Mike Kahn Comments

An Orbital ATK-made precision guidance technology for the U.S. Army‘s 155-millimeter artillery shells achieved reliability and safety objectives in a recent lot acceptance test. The company said Monday its Precision Guidance Kit demonstrated a less than 10-meter median accuracy during the evaluation. Mike Kahn, president of Orbital ATK’s defense systems group, …

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Orbital ATK Puts Aircraft Protection System to Live-Fire Test; Mike Kahn Comments

Orbital ATK has demonstrated an airborne technology designed to guide kill vehicles to protect helicopters from incoming rocket-propelled grenades. During live-fire testing, the Helicopter Active Protection System kill vehicle launched from an ALE-47 countermeasures dispenser, performed off-axis aerial maneuvers and headed to a simulated detonation point, Orbital ATK said Tuesday. …

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Mike Kahn to Lead ATK’s Missile Products Group

Alliant Techsystems’ board of directors has elected Mike Kahn to serve as senior vice president and president of ATK Missile Products group, located in Baltimore, Md. “Mike is an exceptionally talented leader with the strategic vision and focus on execution excellence to drive results,” said Mark DeYoung, president and CEO. …

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ATK's GAU-23 Automatic Cannon Receives Air Force Type Classification; Mike Khan Comments

The  Air Force recently categorized ATK's modified Mk44 Bushmaster Automatic Cannon – 30mm GAU-23 received type classification, the company announced Monday. According to ATK, the classification enables GAU-23 integration with AC-130W gunships. The Arlington, Va.-based firm said the cannon is the standard medium-caliber weapon for ground combat vehicles and naval …

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ATK and BAE Systems Jointly Win Contract with US Navy

ATK and BAE Systems have jointly been awarded a contract of $109 million by the U.S. Navy for Engineering and Manufacturing Development of the Joint Allied Threat Awareness System. The warning system is designed to enhance aircraft survivability against man-portable air-defense systems, small-caliber weapons and rocket-propelled grenades. “The ATK-BAE Systems …

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IBM Launches New Server for Emerging Markets

IBM announced today the release of the IBM zEnterprise 114 mainframe, a new version of the IBM zEnterprise System that will allow for the extension of the system to a larger market. The new mainframe follows the July 2010 release of the IBM zEnterprise System and offers advanced computing options …

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Executive Mosaic Presents 2021 Wash100 Award Winners; Jim Garrettson Quoted

2021 Wash100 Award

Executive Mosaic, a leadership media and events company in the government contracting space, has named the winners of the 2021 Wash100 Award that seeks to highlight the contributions and efforts of the 100 private and public sector leaders in leading government contracting industry's growth and innovation. "We are thrilled to honor the winners of the 2021 Wash100 Award," said Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic. “This is our eighth consecutive year recognizing the outstanding achievements of the most significant GovCon and federal executives in 2020 as well as the vision and success they will continue to bring in 2021 and beyond."

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Q&A With David Egts of Red Hat About COVID-19 Impact, Gov’t Tech Initiatives, Open Source

David Egts

David Egts, director and chief technologist of the Red Hat's North American public sector, recently took part in a recent Q&A session with ExecutiveBiz. Egts will be featured as a panelist during Potomac Officers Club's Secure IT Modernization in Today's Environment Virtual Event on August 26th. Click here to register for the virtual event. 

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