Stock Price: 132.00 -0.15 12/13/2017 12:47 PM ET

Stock Price: 132.00 -0.15 12/13/2017 12:47 PM ET

Research and Development Labs

Orbital ATK's research and development laboratories are fully equipped chemical and mechanical testing facilities with capacity to provide technical support and conduct leading edge research projects in a variety of technical arenas.

Orbital ATK provides an extensive range of customized laboratory services including chemical, thermal, physical, mechanical and nondestructive evaluation for metals, refractory materials, composites, polymers, insulators, explosives and propellants.

The company's experienced research laboratory personnel are skilled at testing in accordance with a wide variety of standards, codes and specifications required for transportation, military, aerospace, environmental and manufacturing industries. Orbital ATK is committed to serving our internal and external customers with in-depth technical expertise and timely response.

Orbital ATK's knowledge-based problem solving expertise enables identification of variations in raw material or final product properties due to obsolescence, unknown vendor process changes, contamination, changes at subtier suppliers, storage, aging, etc.

The company can perform advanced nondestructive evaluation to assess in-situ the stabilizer or antioxidant content in solid rocket motors for safety and service life predictions of the system. Orbital ATK's chemical fingerprinting capability enables detailed chemical characterization of energetics, composites, insulators, solvents, polymers, propellant formulations or unknown materials to verify or characterize their composition and possible interaction compatibility with other materials.

Orbital ATK's range of research and development services include:

Chemical, Spectroscopy, and Chromatography Analysis Mechanical Analysis Thermal Analysis Microscopy and Surface Analysis Nondestructive Evaluation Analysis (Aging and Surveillance)