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Orbital ATK Firm Wins Contract to Design Advanced Anti-Air-Defense Missile

Orbital ATK Firm Wins Contract to Design Advanced Anti-Air-Defense Missile 3 November, 2016

"Orbital ATK Inc., Defense Electronic Systems, Northridge, California, is being awarded $14,303,613 for engineering studies to conduct a set of design analyses for the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile front end, including engineering studies and assessments related to the platform interface compliance, structural integrity, thermal capabilities, millimeter wave performance, and anti-radiation homing effectiveness," according to company’s  press release. The missile system is designed to destroy enemy air defences and mobile targets. It is a supersonic, medium-range, air-launched tactical missile compatible with US and allied strike aircraft, including all variations of the F/A-18, Tornado, EA-18G, F-16, EA-6B and F-35. Work will be completed in May 2018.

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