US space and missile propulsion supplier Orbital ATK published results from its 2017 financial year on 22 February, revealing an increase in sales and income. Total revenue for the year was USD4,764 million, a 6.9% rise on the previous 12 months. Operating income increased by 12.1% year on year, reaching USD472 million for the period.
In a statement released alongside the results, David W. Thompson, Orbital ATK’s president and chief executive officer said, “Operationally, the company carried out more than 50 successful space and strategic defence missions in 2017, and delivered record quantities of tactical missiles, precision weapons, aerospace structures, and related systems to government and commercial customers.
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