Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defence technologies, will showcase a variety of defence products, services and integration capabilities during IDEX 2017. This year’s event provides Orbital ATK the opportunity to display its expertise to a global audience at one of the largest attended international defence expositions. The Orbital ATK booth is located at stand 03-A07.
A highlight on the stand is the company’s Palletized Weapons System (PaWS) offered by Orbital ATK’s Defense Systems Group. Other highlights include the company’s precision guidance kits (PGK) for artillery and mortars, HATCHET (a miniature precision glide weapon), the complete BUSHMASTER line of Chain Guns and automatic cannons that support 7.62mm, 25mm, 30mm, and 40mm applications. The company also displays its full line of small-, medium- and large-calibre ammunition.
Also on display are the company’s innovative line of customised special mission aircraft and weaponised gunships that provide allied nations with intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance platforms. The company also displays its ability to provide defensive air capabilities with the ShotFinder Acoustic Threat Warning System and the AAR-47 Missile Warning System and flares.
Orbital ATK’s Space Systems Group is one of the world’s preeminent satellite technology providers, offering a broad portfolio of products for international, military, civil and commercial space customers around the world. Specific products on display include the GEOStar-3 Geostationary
Earth Orbit communications satellite platform, the company’s medium-, small- and Cubesat satellite-class systems primarily used in Low-Earth Orbit. These satellites support a wide variety of customer missions in the defence, intelligence, academic, scientific, remote sensing, hosted payloads and commercial communications markets. The exhibit also features the Mission Extension Vehicle, which provides in-orbit satellite life extension service
to geostationary satellites.