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ATK Successfully Ground Tests New CASTOR 30XL Upper Stage Solid Rocket Motor

ATK successfully tested its newly developed CASTOR(R) 30XL upper stage solid rocket motor yesterday at the U.S. Air Force's Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) in Tennessee.

ATK Announces Repurchase Offer for, and Redemption of, its 3.00% Convertible Senior Subordinated Notes

ATK (NYSE: ATK) today announced that, as required by the terms of the indenture (the "Indenture") governing its 3.00% Convertible Senior Subordinated Notes due 2024 (CUSIP No. 018804AK0) (the "Notes"), it is commencing an offer to repurchase (the "Repurchase") any and all of the $12,816,000 aggregate principal amount outstanding of its Notes.


Northrop Grumman, ATK Complete Testing of Backplane for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope

Northrop Grumman, ATK Complete Testing of Backplane for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Video in Story

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) and teammate ATK (NYSE:ATK) have completed static testing of the primary mirror backplane support structure (PMBSS), moving NASA's James Webb Space Telescope one step closer to its 2018 launch.


ATK Awarded Contract to Provide UltraFlex Solar Arrays for Upcoming Mars InSight Mission

ATK (NYSE: ATK) received a contract from Lockheed Martin Space Systems to provide the UltraFlex solar arrays for NASA's InSight Lander mission, which will place a lander on Mars in 2016 to study the red planet's deep interior. The mission will give us a better understanding of the processes that shaped the rocky planets of the inner solar system, including Earth, more than four billion years ago.


ATK Announces Tender Offer for its 3.00% Convertible Senior Subordinated Notes

ATK (NYSE: ATK) today announced the commencement of a cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") for any and all of the $195,951,000 aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 3.00% Convertible Senior Subordinated Notes due 2024 (CUSIP No. 018804AK0) (the "Notes").


Alliant Techsystems (ATK) CEO Mark DeYoung on Q4 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Alliant Techsystems released its fourth quarter 2014 financial results and conducted a conference call with financial analysts and investors. This is the transcript.


ATK Reports Fourth Quarter and FY14 Full-Year Operating Results

ATK (NYSE: ATK) today reported operating results for the fourth quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 (FY14), which ended on March 31, 2014.


ATK Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend

ATK (NYSE: ATK) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.32 per share. The dividend will be payable June 26, 2014, to stockholders of record as of June 2, 2014.


Orbital and ATK Presentation and SEC Form 8-K Filing on Merger

Orbital and ATK Presentation and SEC Form 8-K Filing on Merger

As part of yesterday's merger between Orbital Sciences Corporation and ATK the requisite Securities and Exchange Commission Form 8-K needed to be filed.


The Merger of Equals - Orbital and ATK Aerospace and Defense Groups

The Merger of Equals - Orbital and ATK Aerospace and Defense Groups

It is being billed as a merger of equals to create a new company called Orbital ATK. At first glance it appears to be a reaction to the current state of the market with consolidation and future growth needing a larger more competitive entity.


ATK Announces $178 Million Contract Award from United Launch Alliance to Build Composite Launch Vehicle Structures

ATK (NYSE: ATK) has reached agreement on a $178 million contract award as part of the Air Force's Phase 1 Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) buy from United Launch Alliance (ULA).


Space Notebook: Launch Complex 46 to Receive Upgrade

Space Florida has awarded ATK contracts worth $2.6 million to upgrade communications systems at Launch Complex 46 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, one of two state-operated pads.


ATK Demonstrates Network-Centric USAF Weather Satellite Follow-On Architecture

ATK Demonstrates Network-Centric USAF Weather Satellite Follow-On Architecture

ATK announced today that it successfully completed the last major technical milestone in its contract from the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center Defense Weather Systems Directorate.


ATK Delivers Backbone of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope

ATK Delivers Backbone of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope

ATK has shipped the primary mirror backplane support structure (PMBSS) for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope to Marshall Space Flight Center, completing an important milestone for the most powerful space telescope ever to be built.


ATK and Air Force Successfully Test New Large Class Stage I Rocket Motor

ATK and Air Force Successfully Test New Large Class Stage I Rocket Motor

ATK and the United States Air Force successfully tested the newly developed Large Class (92-inch diameter) Stage I solid rocket motor May 23 at ATK's test facilities in Promontory, Utah.


Northrop Grumman, ATK Complete Backbone of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope

Northrop Grumman, ATK Complete Backbone of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope

Northrop Grumman Corporation and teammate ATK have completed manufacturing of the backplane support frame (BSF) for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope. Northrop Grumman is under contract to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., for the design and development of the Webb Telescope's optics, sunshield and spacecraft.


ATK Completes Solid Rocket Booster Preliminary Design Review for SLS

ATK Completes Solid Rocket Booster Preliminary Design Review for SLS

ATK announced today that they have successfully completed their solid rocket booster Preliminary Design Review (PDR) with NASA for the Space Launch System (SLS).


ATK Tests New CASTOR 30XL Upper Stage Solid Rocket Motor

ATK Tests New CASTOR 30XL Upper Stage Solid Rocket Motor

ATK (ATK) successfully tested its newly developed CASTOR(R) 30XL upper stage solid rocket motor today at the U.S. Air Force's Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) in Tennessee.


ATK Delivers Inert Orion Launch Abort Motor

ATK Delivers Inert Orion Launch Abort Motor

ATK successfully delivered a launch abort motor to Kennedy Space Center, Fla., for Exploration Flight Test (EFT-1) of NASA's Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, scheduled to fly next year.


ATK Awarded Network Centric Weather Satellite Program Study Contract

ATK Awarded Network Centric Weather Satellite Program Study Contract

ATK announced today it was awarded a contract from the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) Defense Weather Systems Directorate to execute a study of Network-Centric Small Satellites as an element of SMC's Weather Satellite Follow-On Activities.


ATK's New Small Satellite Spacecraft Platforms

ATK's New Small Satellite Spacecraft Platforms

ATK today announced an expanded product line of small, agile satellite buses designed for a wide range of missions in civil, national security and commercial applications.


ATK Selected for DARPA Phoenix Satellite Repurposing Program

ATK Selected for DARPA Phoenix Satellite Repurposing Program

ATK announces it has been selected as a key participant to support the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Tactical Technologies Office (TTO) Phoenix Technologies Program.


ATK Completes Final CCDev-2 Milestone for Liberty

ATK Completes Final CCDev-2 Milestone for Liberty

ATK successfully completed the last Liberty space transportation system milestone under the company's unfunded Space Act Agreement (SAA) with NASA for the Commercial Crew Development Program (CCDev-2).


ATK Liberty Extended Cargo Configuration

ATK Liberty Extended Cargo Configuration

ATK the company leading development of the Liberty commercial spacecraft, is pleased to announce an expanded crew and cargo capability.


ATK Makes Progress with the Liberty Launch System

ATK Makes Progress with the Liberty Launch System

In a trio of media releases ATK announced today that is has signed a deal with NanoRacks, completed a milestone for its contract with NASA for the Commercial Crew Development Program (CCDev) and that partner EADS Astrium has completed tests on tank structures for the Liberty rocket second stage.


ATK Liberty Launch Vehicle Targets First Crewed Flight in 2015

ATK Liberty Launch Vehicle Targets First Crewed Flight in 2015

It was 15 months that ATK announced with Astrium (an EADS Company) announced that they were working together and would compete in NASA's Commercial Crew Development-2 (CCDev-2) procurement. At that time they announced an initial test flight by the end of 2013, a second test flight in 2014, and operational capability in 2015. Today's announcement reinforces the previous plans with a few changes and offers some new information.


TacSat-3 Satellite Retired

TacSat-3 Satellite Retired

ATK (ATK) announces the conclusion of the Tactical Satellite-3 (TacSat-3) mission. The Air Force announced on April 30th, 2012, that the satellite deorbited into and burned up in the Earth's atmosphere nearly three years after its May 2009 launch. TacSat-3 was designed for six months of operation, with a goal of one year.


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