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2011-05-04 08:53:00

MINNEAPOLIS, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) has received orders totaling more than $488 million for small caliber ammunition pursuant to an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island (ACC-RI). This order includes a mix of 5.56mm, 7.62mm and .50 caliber military ammunition to be produced at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Independence, Mo. ATK is the world's leading producer of small-caliber military...

2011-03-23 07:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) announced today that it has received a $49 million contract from the U.S. Navy to produce a new special operations ammunition round with improved accuracy, stronger barrier penetration, and a lower muzzle-flash. ATK Security and Sporting developed the round in partnership with the Naval Surface Warfare Center - Crane Division under the Special Operations Science and Technology (SOST) ammunition program. The...

2011-03-15 11:00:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has achieved a significant milestone in producing one billion rounds of ammunition in support of the U.S. Army's Second Source Small Caliber Ammunition program. General Dynamics was awarded a five-year contract by the Army in August 2005 to produce various types of 5.56mm, 7.62mm and .50 caliber ammunition. The contract established General...

2010-10-28 07:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) has received additional orders for small-caliber ammunition under an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract with the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Contracting Center. These orders total more than $213 million for a mix of 5.56mm, 7.62mm, and .50-caliber ammunition to be produced by ATK at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant (LCAAP) in Independence, Mo. ATK Small Caliber Systems is a global leader in affordable...

2010-10-25 07:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) has received orders from the U.S. Army's Program Manager for Maneuver Ammunition Systems (PM-MAS) for nearly 300 million rounds of the new M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round (EPR). The EPR is an enhanced version of the M855 5.56mm cartridge, used by U.S. troops since the early 1980s. ATK is producing the new cartridge at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Independence, Mo. ATK produced the initial 20 million rounds of M855A1, which...

2009-12-08 07:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) has received a $5.8 million contract for ammunition from the Crane Division of the Naval Surface Warfare Center. The contract is for the production of Mk318 5.56mm and Mk319 7.62mm caliber cartridges. The ammunition will be manufactured in Anoka, Minn. The 5.56mm and 7.62mm products chosen by Crane were optimized under a development contract to complement gun maker Fabrique Nationale Herstal's (FNH) newly...

2009-11-09 07:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK), has received an additional $93 million in orders for small caliber ammunition from the U.S. Army Sustainment Command in Rock Island, Ill. These orders are for 5.56mm, 7.62mm and .50-caliber ammunition that will be produced by ATK at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant (LCAAP) in Independence, Mo. ATK, with its expertise in delivering high quality and best value, is the largest supplier of ammunition to the...

2009-04-02 11:00:00

U.S. Army Recognizes ATK's Proven Management Capabilities with Four Year Lake City Army Armament Plant Contract First Orders Under New Contract to Total $481 Million MINNEAPOLIS, April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK), the world's leading small-caliber ammunition manufacturing entity, has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Contracting Center, Rock Island, Ill., to continue operating the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant...


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