Initial Order Placed on IDIQ Contract for $20 Million
DULLES, Va.Apr. 18, 2016--
Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE: OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense
technologies, announced today that it has been awarded an Indefinite
Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract award with the U.S.
government to supply non-U.S. standard ammunition (NSA) and mortar
weapons systems for the Department of Defense (DOD) in support of
international allies. The selection of Orbital ATK as a provider to the
NSA program demonstrates the company s expertise in program, technical
and supply chain management, and is complemented by a worldwide team of
Orbital ATK received orders of approximately $300 million under the
previous three-year NSA IDIQ contract, which expired in December 2015.
The company has been the leading supplier to the NSA program since its
inception in 2008, providing 600 million units of NSA products to our
country s allies. This new IDIQ contract comes with an initial award of
approximately $20 million.
Orbital ATK is pleased to continue providing non-standard ammunition to
the United States Army for use in strategic geographic theaters
throughout the world, said Kent Holiday, Vice President and General
Manager of Orbital ATK's Small Caliber Systems division of the Defense
Systems Group. The strength of our team is our worldwide supply chain
that provides affordable, high-quality ammunition to our allies.
Orbital ATK is the operator of the U.S. Army s Lake City Army Ammunition
Plant in Independence, Missouri, where it is the largest manufacturer of
small caliber ammunition for the U.S. Department of Defense.
Orbital ATK Defense Systems Group is an industry leader in providing
innovative and affordable ammunition, precision and strike weapons,
electronic warfare systems, and missile components across air-, sea-,
and land-based systems.
About Orbital ATK
Orbital ATK is a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies.
The company designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation
systems for customers around the world, both as a prime contractor and
merchant supplier. Its main products include launch vehicles and related
propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense
electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition;
satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced
aerospace structures. Headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, Orbital ATK
employs approximately 12,000 people in 18 states across the United
States and in several international locations. For more information,
Source: Orbital ATK, Inc.
Bryan Kidder, 410-864-4932
Systems Group Communications
Barron Beneski, 703-406-5528
Public and Investor