Aerospace Structures Division to Ship Components the First Half of
DULLES, Va.Feb. 18, 2015--
Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE: OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense
technologies, today began the manufacture of advanced composite primary
structures for The Boeing Company s 787 Dreamliner in the Orbital ATK
Freeport Composites Center in Clearfield, Utah. Orbital ATK is starting
production of composite frames for the Boeing 787-9 center and aft
fuselages, and will support identical structures on the 787-10 variant
currently in development. Orbital ATK will begin shipping components in
the first half of 2015, and will reach full production rates in 2018.
Orbital ATK is starting production of advanced composite primary structures for The Boeing Company s 787 Dreamliner in Clearfield, Utah. Photo credit: Boeing
Our manufacturing reputation is built on execution excellence, and we
look forward to delivering world-class composite structures to Boeing to
meet their growing 787 production rates, said Joy de Lisser, Vice
President and General Manager of Orbital ATK s Aerospace Structures
Division. This work scope adds to our long-term relationship of
supporting Boeing with composite structures spanning many dynamic
products across the commercial aircraft, military aircraft, launch
vehicle and satellite industries.
Production of these composite frames continues Orbital ATK's long
history of providing composite structures to Boeing on platforms such as
the Boeing 767 and 757 aircraft and composite fan cases on the Boeing
747-8 GEnx engine.
About Orbital ATK
Orbital ATK is a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies.
The company designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation
systems for customers around the world, both as a prime contractor and
merchant supplier. Its main products include launch vehicles and related
propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense
electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition;
satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced
aerospace structures. Headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, Orbital ATK
employs more than 12,000 people in 20 states across the U.S. and in
several international locations. For more information, visit www.orbitalatk.com.
Source: Orbital ATK, Inc.
Bryan Warren, 801-775-1233
Orbital ATK Aerospace Structures
Barron Beneski, 703-406-5528
Public and Investor
Orbital ATK, Inc.