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ATK and KEI Missile Defense Team Successfully Test Fire First-Stage Rocket Motor

Test Brings KEI Development Closer to Booster Flight in 2008 PROMONTORY, Utah, June 14 / / -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE:ATK) completed a successful test firing earlier today of a first-stage rocket motor for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency's (MDA) Kinetic Energy Interceptor (KEI), bringing the program closer to a high-tech defense system that will protect our homeland, deployed troops and allied...

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ATK Supports Successful Launch of Pegasus Rocket Carrying NASA's AIM Satellite

MINNEAPOLIS, April 25 -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE:ATK) solid propulsion and composite technologies supported the successful launch yesterday of an Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE:ORB) air-launched Pegasus XLÂ-® rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The Pegasus XL carried NASA's Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere (AIM) satellite into space. ATK's Orion solid propulsion motors...

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Aerojet Rocket Motors Launch Eighth Successful Missile Defense Intercept

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 25 // -- Aerojet, a GenCorp Inc. (NYSE:GY) company, completed a successful demonstration of its MK 104 second-stage rocket motor in a Missile Defense Agency/Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) test over the Pacific Ocean. Aerojet is building MK 104 solid rocket motors for the Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) under a contract with Raytheon Company. The Aegis BMD system, of...

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ATK Rocket Motors Power Successful Launch of Pegasus-® XL

Microsatellites to Explore Earth's Magnetic Field MINNEAPOLIS, March 22 -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE:ATK) solid propulsion and composite technologies supported the successful launch today of an air-launched PegasusÂ-® XL rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The rocket carried three microsatellites comprising NASA's Space Technology No. 5 (ST-5) mission into orbit. The ST-5 Project is...

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Importance of Motor & Generator Maintenance & Repair in the Mining Industry

Electric motors and generators are essential components for mining industry equipment and the Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) market. These sectors rely upon this equipment heavily to meet high production demands in rugged environments, and so they require careful design, construction, and maintenance to provide longevity and durability. Pumps, hoists, crushers, muckers, haulers, and mills are only some examples of mining and milling equipment utilizing electric motors.

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