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Orbital ATK wins follow-on RMTS contract

14th July 2017 - 16:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Orbital ATK has won a $48 million follow-on rocket motor sustainment contract from the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA), the company announced on 12 July.

Under the terms of the contract, Orbital ATK will support MDA in the sustainment of Trident I (C4) and Orion motors for use in MDA targets and interceptor vehicles.

The contract will see the company provide sustainment engineering, ageing and surveillance testing and analysis, motor logistics, motor storage, motor disposal, static test support and flight test motor preparations over a five-year period.

Orbital ATK also provides services for CASTOR, Orbus 1A and Oriole motors as well as various specialty support services such as radar signature testing and specialty tooling.

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