DULLES, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE: OA) today announced that, as expected, it has received a request for additional information from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). This second request is part of the regulatory process in connection with the FTC’s review of Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) proposed acquisition of Orbital ATK.
The company continues to expect the acquisition to close in the first half of 2018, after receiving regulatory approvals.
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 approximately 13,000 people across the U.S. and in several international locations. For more information, visit www.orbitalatk.com.