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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).

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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