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2014-10-13 08:21:31

ATK's Munitions Capabilities Provide Continued International Growth ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK), a world-leading producer of ammunition, precision weapons and rocket motors, announced today that it has been awarded multiple contract awards with the U.S. government to supply non-U.S. standard ammunition (NSA) for the Department of Defense in support of international allies. The combination of awards received in August and September 2014 under ATK's...

2014-09-24 16:20:36

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) will highlight a variety of advanced products and capabilities as an exhibitor during the Association of the United States Army's (AUSA) 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C. The show will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center from October 13-15, and ATK will exhibit at booth #6203, Hall D, Upper Level. AUSA provides ATK an opportunity to highlight multiple products that support the U.S....

2014-09-23 08:21:00

ATK's Propulsion Provides Cost-Effective, Highly-Reliable, Commercial Solution ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) has provided the U.S. Air Force an American-made commercial solid rocket solution as a replacement for the RD-180 Russian-made, first-stage engine of United Launch Alliance's (ULA) Atlas V launch vehicle. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140923/147755 "ATK's solid rocket propulsion solution provides a cost-effective, reliable solution...

2014-08-13 16:20:56

Vista Outdoor Inc. to be Stand Alone, Leading Outdoor Company ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliant Techsystems Inc. ("ATK" or the "Company") (NYSE: ATK) announced that, in connection with its previously announced plan to create two independent, public companies with leadership in Outdoor Sports and Aerospace and Defense, it filed today a registration statement on Form 10 with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The filing reflects the name for the new sporting...

2014-07-31 08:20:54

First Quarter Sales Were $1.3 Billion, Up 18 Percent Year Over Year ARLINGTON, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) today reported operating results for the first quarter of its Fiscal Year 2015 (FY15), which ended on June 29, 2014. ATK reported first quarter sales of $1.3 billion, up 18 percent from the prior-year quarter, due to higher sales in the Sporting Group (including acquisitions) and the Aerospace Group, partially offset by a decrease in the Defense...

2014-07-21 08:21:38

ARLINGTON, Va., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK), a world-leading producer of ammunition, precision weapons and rocket motors, announced today that it has received international contracts totaling more than $220 million from U.S. allies for medium-caliber cannons and aftermarket services that will support cannon system integration and product lifecycle. "Providing defensive weapons systems and support services to our country's allies is at the core of our international...

2014-07-13 20:20:07

CASTOR® 30B Motor Paves Way for ATK's More Powerful CASTOR 30XL ARLINGTON, Va., July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) provided the second stage motor for Sunday's successful launch of Orbital Sciences Corporation's (NYSE:ORB) Antares(TM) rocket on its second NASA Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) mission to the International Space Station (ISS). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140713/126546 Liftoff occurred at 12:52 p.m. EDT from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility. The...

2014-07-11 08:20:36

ARLINGTON, Va., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) today announced that, as required by the terms of the indenture (the "Indenture") governing its 3.00% Convertible Senior Subordinated Notes due 2024 (CUSIP No. 018804AK0) (the "Notes"), it is commencing an offer to repurchase (the "Repurchase") any and all of the $12,816,000 aggregate principal amount outstanding of its Notes. Holders may surrender their Notes for repurchase at any time from 9:00 a.m. New York City time on...

2014-06-05 04:20:18

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA), United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), Alliant Techsystems Inc. (NYSE: ATK), BE Aerospace Inc. (NASDAQ: BEAV) and Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc (NYSE: SPR). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings...

2014-05-20 16:20:39

Test Demonstrates Key Structure's Max Load ARLINGTON, Va., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA and ATK (NYSE: ATK) are one step closer to meeting a 2017 launch date for NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) after completion of a significant structural test of the booster's main attachment mechanism. NASA is developing SLS to take humans farther into deep space than ever before. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140520/89549 "We test like we fly," said Charlie Precourt, vice president...


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