ATK To Supply Composite Components For A2100 Satellites
Minneapolis-based Alliant Techsystems [NYSE: ATK] has signed an agreement with Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] Commercial Space Systems to supply composite satellite components for the company’s A2100 communications satellite series. The five-year agreement has the potential to generate $80 million in new business.
Work on the contract will be performed at ATK’s Composite Optics Inc. (COI) facilities in San Diego, Calif., and Salt Lake City, Utah. The agreement calls for ATK to provide reflectors, satellite bus structures, standard antenna support structures, solar array substrates for power generation, as well as yokes and booms.