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15 June 2016

Eurosatory 2016: Orbital ATK Highlights Innovative Defence Capabilities

Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defencse technologies, showcases a variety of defence products, services and integration capabilities including the integration of its defence products for air-, land- and sea-based platforms. Highlights include precision guidance kits (PGK) for artillery and mortars, which recently received full material release having passed all production lot acceptance tests and repeatedly performed well within the accuracy requirements; the BUSHMASTER line of Chain Guns and automatic cannons that support 7.62mm, 25mm, 30mm and 40mm applications for air, land and sea weapons station platform integration; as well as the XM25 Counter Defilade Target Engagement system, which provides a soldier-portable weapon that can defeat defilade targets with its 25mm air-bursting capability (the XM25 is progressing through development testing).

Also on display are the company’s innovative line of customised gunships that provide allied nations with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) platforms; and are outfitted with a variety of weapon systems to include BUSHMASTER Chain Guns and medium-calibre cannons. The company also displays its ability to upgrade and integrate offensive and defensive air capabilities with the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM), ShotFinder Acoustic Threat Warning System, and the AAR-47 Missile Warning System and flares.