ATK will supply its commercial Orion solid-rocket motor to Orbital Sciences Corp. for use in the U.S. Missile Defense Agency’s (MDA) Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM) target rocket program. The $48 million major subcontractor award follows Orbital’s IRBM win in March, and covers delivery of eight Orion 50S XLT and 50 XLT vehicles by the first quarter of 2013, with options for 14 additional vehicles over the following two years. The Orion will provide first and second stage ...


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