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Slide #1. Orbital Sciences Corporation Alliant Techsystems Inc.

Acquirer: Orbital Sciences Corporation (ORB)
Acquiree: Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK)
Details: Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE:ORB) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Alliant Techsystems Inc. (NYSE:ATK), which will combine Orbital and ATK's Aerospace and Defense (A&D) Groups to create a $4.5 billion (combined calendar year 2013 annual revenue), 13,000-person space, defense and aviation systems developer and manufacturer. The new company, to be called Orbital ATK, Inc., will serve U.S. and international customers with leading positions in the markets for space launch vehicles and propulsion systems, tactical missiles and defense electronics, satellites and space systems, armament systems and ammunition, and commercial and military aircraft structures and related components. As part of the transaction, ATK will spin off its Sporting Group, which focuses on commercial sporting equipment, to its shareholders.

Orbital Sciences develops and manufactures small- and medium-class rockets and space systems for commercial, military and civil government customers. Co.'s products and services are grouped into three segments: launch vehicles, which develops and produces space launch vehicles, interceptor launch vehicles and target launch vehicles; satellites and space systems, which develops and produces communications satellites, science and remote sensing satellites, and related subsystems, as well as provides space technical services; and advanced space programs, which develops and produces human-rated space systems and satellites and related systems primarily used for national security space programs.

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Orbital Sciences develops and manufactures small- and medium-class rockets and space systems for commercial, military and civil government customers. Co.'s products and services are grouped into three segments: launch vehicles, which develops and produces space launch vehicles, interceptor launch vehicles and target launch vehicles; satellites and space systems, which develops and produces communications satellites, science and remote sensing satellites, and related subsystems, as well as provides space technical services; and advanced space programs, which develops and produces human-rated space systems and satellites and related systems primarily used for national security space programs.

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Company Name: 
Orbital Sciences Corp.
Website: 
www.orbital.com
Sector: 
Manufacturing
Company Name: 
Orbital ATK Inc
Website: 
www.atk.com
Sector: 
Defense
 

List of Defense Mergers & Acquisitions in this Slideshow:

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Acquirer: Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC)
Acquiree: M5 Network Security Pty Ltd
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10/22/2012:
Acquirer: Raytheon Company (RTN)
Acquiree: Teligy, Inc.
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11/13/2012:
Acquirer: Lockheed Martin (LMT)
Acquiree: Chandler/May, Inc.
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12/6/2012:
Acquirer: The Gores Group
Acquiree: Broadcast Communications (HRS)
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12/12/2012:
Acquirer: Raytheon Company (RTN)
Acquiree: Government Solutions business of SafeNet Inc.
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12/21/2012:
Acquirer: Lockheed Martin (LMT)
Acquiree: CDL Systems Ltd.
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1/8/2013:
Acquirer: Lockheed Martin Canada Inc. (LMT)
Acquiree: Engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) business of Aveos Fleet Performance, Inc
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5/13/2013:
Acquirer: ATK (ATK)
Acquiree: Caliber Company
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6/14/2013:
Acquirer: GenCorp (GY)
Acquiree: Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne
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6/24/2013:
Acquirer: ATK (ATK)
Acquiree: Caliber Company
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6/24/2013:
Acquirer: ATK (ATK)
Acquiree: Savage Sports Corporation
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6/27/2013:
Acquirer: Raytheon Company (RTN)
Acquiree: Visual Analytics Incorporated
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8/29/2013:
Acquirer: Northrop Grumman Australia Pty Limited (NOC)
Acquiree: Qantas Group's Defence Services Business
Merger/Acquisition details: details »

9/5/2013:
Acquirer: ATK (ATK)
Acquiree: Bushnell Group Holdings, Inc.
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9/11/2013:
Acquirer: Lockheed Martin (LMT)
Acquiree: Amor Group
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11/4/2013:
Acquirer: ATK (ATK)
Acquiree: Bushnell Group Holdings, Inc.
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1/2/2014:
Acquirer: Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII)
Acquiree: The S.M. Stoller Corporation
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2/28/2014:
Acquirer: Northrop Grumman Australia (NOC)
Acquiree: Qantas Defence Services
Merger/Acquisition details: details »

3/12/2014:
Acquirer: Lockheed Martin (LMT)
Acquiree: Industrial Defender
Merger/Acquisition details: details »

3/18/2014:
Acquirer: Lockheed Martin (LMT)
Acquiree: BEONTRA AG
Merger/Acquisition details: details »

4/1/2014:
Acquirer: Arotech Corporation (ARTX)
Acquiree: UEC Electronics
Merger/Acquisition details: details »

4/29/2014:
Acquirer: Orbital Sciences Corporation (ORB)
Acquiree: Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK)
Merger/Acquisition details: details »

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