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  • Orbital ATK Puts Aircraft Protection System to Live-Fire Test; Mike Kahn Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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. The test also sought to […] More

  • Johns Hopkins APL Helps MDA, Navy Plan Missile Test - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Johns Hopkins APL Helps MDA, Navy Plan Missile Test

    The U.S. Missile Defense Agency and Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory worked together to prepare the Standard Missile-3 Block IB missile and the Aegis defense system for another round of flight tests. Navy personnel used a ship’s built-in radar to detect a ballistic missile target fired from the Pacific missile range facility located in […] More

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