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Raytheon Wins $60M Deal for Enhanced Paveway II Program

2017-11-23 zacks
Raytheon Company’s (RTN - Free Report) Missile Systems business segment recently won a contract for providing support equipment and support hours for Enhanced Paveway II bomb. Work related to the deal is scheduled to be over by Feb 28, 2019. (48-0)

Featured Company News - Raytheon Receives US State Department Nod to Sell Patriot Missile to Poland

2017-11-22 accesswire
LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / November 22, 2017 / Pro-Trader Daily takes a look at the latest corporate events and news making the headlines for Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN), following which we have published a free report that can be viewed by signing up at http://protraderdaily.com/optin/?symbol=RTN. The US State Department on November 17, 2017, approved the possible sale of Raytheon's Patriot Missile Defense System to Poland. (25-0)

Orbital ATK Supports Launch of ULA's Delta II Rocket

2017-11-21 asdnews
Orbital ATK (NYSE:OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, contributed to the successful launch of a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket as it lifted off Saturday from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, carrying the first Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS-1) spacecraft. Orbital ATK’s contributions to the Delta II include nine Graphite Epoxy Motors (GEM 40) and a large composite fairing for the rocket. (2-0)

Top Stock Reports for Cisco, Dominion Energy and Petrobras

2017-11-18 zacks
The Zacks Research Daily presents the best research output of our analyst team. Today's Research Daily features new research reports on 16 major stocks, including Cisco (CSCO), Dominion Energy (D) and Petrobras (PBR). These research reports have been hand-picked from the roughly 70 reports published by our analyst team today. (33-0)

Is U.S.-North Korea Tiff Driving the U.S. Defense Industry?

2017-11-18 zacks
While President Donald Trump and North Korean president Kim Jong-Un indulged in verbal blows over the past few months,the U.S. aerospace and defense industry has thrived. There’s no denying that, while deal making activities have been historically boosting defense stocks, repeated counteractive missile-tests conducted by these two nations have been vital to the broader Aerospace sector’s Q3 outperformance. (77-0)

Boeing vs. Airbus: Who Stole the Dubai Air Show 2017?

2017-11-17 zacks
Dubai Air Show 2017 witnessed some landmark deals involving renowned jet makers from across the globe, showcasing their state-of-the art aircraft both in the defense as well as commercial space. The Air Show ended on Nov 16. (60-0)

NASA's Mars 2020 Mission Performs 1st Supersonic Parachute Test

2017-11-17 asdnews
Landing on Mars is difficult and not always successful. Well-designed advance testing helps. An ambitious NASA Mars rover mission set to launch in 2020 will rely on a special parachute to slow the spacecraft down as it enters the Martian atmosphere at over 12,000 mph (5.4 kilometers per second). Preparations for this mission have provided, for the first time, dramatic video of the parachute opening at supersonic speed. (2-0)

Orbital ATK's Cygnus Successfully Completes Rendezvous and Berthing With ISS

2017-11-15 asdnews
Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, today announced that the “S.S. Gene Cernan” CygnusTM spacecraft successfully completed its rendezvous and berthing maneuvers with the International Space Station earlier this morning. This marks the company’s eighth successful berthing with the orbiting laboratory. (2-0)

Orbital’s Cygnus Delivers More Than Cargo

2017-11-14 aviationweek
HOUSTON—Orbital ATK’s eighth NASA-contracted Cygnus resupply mission capsule reached the International Space Station early Nov. 14 with a 7,400-lb. cargo intended to support a wide range of ... (2-0)

The Week Ahead In Aerospace & Defense

2017-11-14 aviationweek
This week sees the Dubai Airshow get underway in the United Arab Emirates, with more than 160 aircraft on display and more than 1,200 exhibitors. Meanwhile, early Tuesday morning should see the launch of NOAA’s new polar-orbiting JPSS-1 weather satellite from Vandenberg AFB, California, as well as the scheduled arrival of Orbital ATK’s latest Cygnus unmanned freighter at the International Space Station. (2-0)

Orbital ATK’s Insensitive Motors Make Munitions Safer

2017-11-13 aviationweek
A munition is an explosion intended for somewhere else. Yet from the first time gunpowder was used in war, every munition has threatened to instead be an explosion too close to home.  From powder kegs to Hellfire missiles stored at ammunition depots, protecting projectiles from dangerous heat and errant bullets is largely the domain of physical security, with a hope that accidents will not happen. But with new materials science and a congressional mandate to produce weapons that do not . (2-0)

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Leidos Holdings, Huntington Ingalls Industries, Orbital ATK, Triumph Group and Lockheed Martin

2017-11-13 zacks
Chicago, IL – November 13, 2017 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include Leidos Holdings, Inc. (LDOS - Free Report) , Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (HII - Free Report) , Orbital ATK, Inc. (OA - Free Report) , Triumph Group, Inc. (823-1)

Orbital ATK Successfully Launches 8th Cargo Delivery Mission to the ISS

2017-11-13 asdnews
Orbital ATK (NYSE:OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, successfully launched its Antares™ rocket carrying a Cygnus™ spacecraft today at 7:19 a.m. EST, from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia. The launch is Orbital ATK’s eighth cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station for NASA. During the mission, designated OA-8, Cygnus will deliver vital equipment, supplies and experiments to the astronauts aboard the space station, as well as conduct scientific experiments onboard Cygnus while docked with the orbiting laboratory. (2-0)

Frozen treats, other supplies rocketing toward space station

2017-11-13 technology.inquirer.net
Orbital ATK’s Antares rocket lifts off from Wallops Island, Va., Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. The rocket is carrying cargo to the International Space Station. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) (2-0)

Space station getting delivery from Virginia for a change

2017-11-11 technology.inquirer.net
Orbital ATK’s Antares rocket sits on the 0A launch pad at the NASA Wallops Island flight facility in Wallops Island, Va., Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. The rocket is carrying cargo to the International Space Station and is set to launch Saturday morning. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) (2-0)

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