Orbital ATK Awarded $24 Million Contract from Lockheed Martin for F-35 Composite Structures

Orbital ATK announced October 24th it has received an initial $24 million contract from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LM) to produce additional composite components for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Under the terms of the three-year contract, Orbital ATK will produce bullnose and blade seals at its facility in Clearfield, Utah. Orbital ATK currently produces upper and lower wing skins, engine nacelles and access covers for the F-35. The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is a fifth generation fighter, combining advanced stealth with fighter speed and agility, fully fused sensor information,…

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