Tag Archives: ATK

Bloomberg Government Team Predicts FY 2016 Reversal of Contract Spending Declines, M&A Reshaping to Continue

Total federal contract spending declined for the sixth consecutive year in the government’s 2016 fiscal year but the team of analysts at Bloomberg Government predict that negative trend to reverse in the current FY 2016. In its BGOV 200 study released Tuesday, Bloomberg Government said federal unclassified contract spend for fiscal year 2015 fell …

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NASA Picks 4 Proposals for Deep Space Solar Array Tech Development Program

NASA has chosen four proposals to enter contract negotiations as part of a program to develop solar array technologies to operate in high-radiation and low-temperature environments for future deep space missions. The space agency said Tuesday initial contract awards have a value of $400,000 each and cover a nine-month period of design, testing and analysis work …

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Executive Profile: Bart Olson, Strategy and BD VP for ATK’s Defense Segment

Bart Olson serves as vice president of strategy and business development at ATK‘s defense segment and is responsible for functions related to strategic planning, business development, mergers and acquisitions, industry outreach and pursuits. Olson also serves on the board of directors for ATK’s Employee Citizenship Fund. His career prior to ATK includes time …

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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 Weisgerber reports that the project started two years ago before the White House, Defense Department and Congress indicated plans to replace the RD-180 engine due to tension …

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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 production. The igniter is part of Orion’s Launch Abort System and designed to activate the abort motor for the crew module in …

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Executive Profile: Mark J. Nackman, General Dynamics AIS VP and General Counsel

Mark J. Nackman serves as vice president and general counsel for General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems and holds responsibility for legal, export, contracts and subcontracts. Prior to his current role, he served as assistant general counsel and supported both General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems’ cyber systems division and General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions. …

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