Log in to use our free company, program and sector update tracker feature.
 

Front page

ATK selected to provide thermal control subsystem for DARPA ISIS airship

ATK (NYSE: ATK) today announced that it has been selected to provide the Thermal Control Subsystem for the Integrated Sensor is Structure (ISIS) program. The contract, awarded by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), is a critical component of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) ISIS Airship. Lockheed Martin leads an industry team in the development of an airship-based autonomous unmanned sensor with unique capabilities to track ground and air targets.

"This award is a strategic win for ATK because it marks our first thermal award in this high altitude, near-space defense market," said Tom Wilson, vice president and general manager, ATK Spacecraft Systems and Services. "We are a world leader in the design and production of heat transport devices with the corporate commitment and resources to deliver top-quality hardware on schedule. Our record of proven performance will enable us to continue to expand into adjacent markets while exceeding the expectations of our current customers."

The scope of work to be performed on the ISIS program includes designing, developing, building, and testing hardware that performs heat acquisition, heat transport, and heat rejection for two complete thermal systems. The baseline design for both systems is a pumped two-phase fluid loop which interfaces with large, lightweight radiator panels attached to the vehicle powerbay. Work on the contract will be performed at ATK's Beltsville, MD facility.

Press release issued by Orbital ATK - Aerospace Structures on January 25, 2011

 

 Contact details from our directory:
Orbital ATK - Aerospace Structures Rocket Motor Ignition Systems, Exhaust Systems, Engine Nozzles, Weapons Countermeasures, Engine Fan Casings, Wings, Springs, Aircraft Structural Components, Nacelles, Fuselage Sections, Engine Inlets, Shafts & Shaft Assemblies, Subcontracted Composite Parts

 

 Related directory sectors:
Non-Mechanical Components
Engine Components
Airframe Assemblies

Enhanced listings:


AC Products, Inc.
Full line of peelable maskants for chemical milling, etching, anodizing, acid stripping, plating and more.

Titanium Industries Inc.
Specialty metals solutions, supplying performance metals for critical aerospace applications

Beckwood Press
Your single source for aerospace forming equipment. Manufacturer of Triform Sheet hydroforming presses.

Intrinsys
Intrinsys, Dassault Systèmes’ leading UK partner, deliver Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions alongside engineering consultancy services.

Attwater Group
Attwater are manufacturers and machinists of thermoset, high pressure composite sheets to recognised international standards.

See our advertising tariff.

 

8
data pages remaining in monthly quota for non-subscribers

© Airframer Limited, operated under licence by Stansted News Limited 2018. Terms & Conditions of reading. Privacy policy