Tag Archives: cold war

Orbital ATK, Virgin Galactic Express Views on Potential Commercial Use of ICBMs

Orbital ATK has announced plans to procure parts of the Defense Department’s Cold War-era intercontinental ballistic missiles and use them for commercial satellite launches, The Washington Post reported Monday. Christian Davenport writes the company’s plan comes ahead of the Tuesday hearing in Congress on a two-decade ban on the sale of DoD’s stockpile …

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Tony Smeraglinolo, John Hynes on Engility’s Post-TASC Deal Outlook & GovCon Services Consolidation

The government services market started to get a glimpse of what would eventually become an ongoing landscape shift in October 2014 when Engility Holdings announced its $1.3 billion acquisition of fellow Chantilly, Va.-based contractor TASC, a deal which closed in February 2015. Since the TASC deal was announced, companies in …

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