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Orbital ATK Develops ‘Next Generation Launch’ System Offering for Air Force

Orbital ATK is developing a new rocket technology in a bid to become the U.S. Air Force‘s supplier of a Next Generation Launch system intended for national security missions, KSL.com reported Sunday. Kay Anderson, senior communications coordinator at Orbital ATK, told the publication that the company and the military service have invested a combined $200 …

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Orbital ATK-Air Force Agreement Sets Data Exchange Plan for Next Generation Launch System

Orbital ATK and the U.S. Air Force have signed a cooperative research and development agreement that seeks to facilitate certification of a rocket system for USAF’s Space and Missile Systems Center. The CRADA establishes a data exchange plan and framework required to certify Orbital ATK’s Next Generation Launch system for use in national security …

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Orbital ATK Completes Structural Acceptance Test on Space Launch Vehicle Motor Case Component

Orbital ATK has conducted a structural acceptance test on a motor composite case built to support the company’s Next Generation Launch family of space launch vehicles. The company said Tuesday the test demonstrated the structural loads’ capacity to generate more than 110 percent of the anticipated maximum motor operating pressure as …

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