Tag Archives: Mike Kahn

Mike Kahn: Orbital ATK supports readiness through expansion of missile production facilities

Orbital ATK has hired 1,000 additional employees and expanded several weapons facilities to increase production capacity as it expects a rise in the demand for munitions and missiles from the Defense Department in the next few years, Defense News reported Wednesday. “We have invested a decent number of millions, tens of …

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Orbital ATK Delivers 100,000th Motor for Hellfire Missile; Mike Kahn Comments

Orbital ATK has delivered the 100,000th unit of its tactical motor for the AGM-114 Hellfire air-to-surface missiles that the U.S. military and 16 allied countries currently use. The company said Wednesday it conducted a ceremony early October in recognition of the delivery numbers and the more than 250 employees and partners who have worked …

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Orbital ATK Records $600M in Intl Orders for Bushmaster Cannons, Rounds; Mike Kahn Comments

Orbital ATK has received international orders for Bushmaster cannons and medium-caliber ammunitions worth approximately $600 million over the last three months. The company said Monday it expects delivery schedules for MK44 and M230 Bushmaster Chain Guns, target practice and tactical munitions and aftermarket support to run through 2020. Mike Kahn, president …

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Orbital ATK’s Abu Dhabi-Based Defense Venture to Co-Locate With Al Tuff International; Mike Kahn Comments

Orbital ATK will co-locate its joint venture with Al Tuff International at the Addax Commercial Tower in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, as part of the rocket manufacturer’s regional defense market push. Both companies organized the Orbital ATK Middle East business to offer defense products and services to clients across UAE in the areas of ammunition production, precision and strike …

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Orbital ATK Helps Form New Subsidiary in Saudi Arabia; Mike Kahn, Amer Kayani Comment

Orbital ATK has launched a jointly-owned subsidiary in Saudi Arabia in a move to help the country fulfill its national security, defense and training goals. Riyadh-based Alliant Techsystems Operations will develop local systems for efforts to help Saudi companies build up their capabilities, Orbital ATK said Thursday. “This new Saudi …

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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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