No matter where Nigel Sutton travels outside the U.S. lately, the question facing the vice president for international business at Orbital ATK’s Defense Systems Group is always the same. With the incoming Trump administration espousing admittedly protectionist trade policies, his customers want to know what U.S. export and military sales policies will be. Sutton’s answer—like the question—is also the same. “It’s really sort of a guessing game ...


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