New Entity Focused on Delivering Enhanced Emirate Defense Capabilities
DULLES, Va.Nov. 9, 2015--
Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE:OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense
technologies, announced today the establishment of an affiliate in the
Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, to support the company s
growing regional defense business. Orbital ATK and Al Tuff International
are in partnership in the formation of Orbital ATK LLC.
Orbital ATK and Al Tuff International first joined in opening a branch
office in Abu Dhabi in March 2010. As a result of the many successes of
that venture, it is now time to convert that success into a new
affiliate company that can have a broader impact in the region. The new
company will provide defense product sales and services to customers in
the UAE related to its core competencies in small-, medium- and
large-caliber ammunition production; precision and strike munitions;
special mission aircraft; and Bushmaster cannons.
Orbital ATK has been supporting our Emirati ally for many years with
both products and infrastructure support, said Mike Kahn, President of
Orbital ATK s Defense Systems Group. Our new Emirati business is
important as we further enhance our commitment to being a strong
We will strive to add value in the Emirates by the introduction of
innovative products, services and technologies, said Chris Beach,
General Manager of Orbital ATK LLC. Our company shares the national
goals of Emiratisation and supports key partner organizations like the
Emirates Defence Industries Companies, Tawazun and Mubadala in achieving
Orbital ATK will continue to enhance the defense capability of UAE by
expanding its industrial partnerships. The new company will soon move
into offices co-located with Al Tuff International in the Addax
Commercial Tower on Reem Island.
Orbital ATK s Defense Systems Group is an industry leader in providing
innovative and affordable precision and strike weapons, advanced
propulsion and hypersonics, missile components across air-, sea- and
land-based systems, ammunition and related energetic products.
About Al Tuff International
Founded in Abu Dhabi in March 2004, Al Tuff International offers its
clients a single point of contact for fully integrated turn-key
managed programs or services, as required. These services include the
sourcing; selection; procurement and contracting of supplies and
products; services; manpower; training and facilities. Al Tuff
International provides management and operational services for various
military, governmental organizations and multi-national corporations
within the United Arab Emirates.
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 U.S. and in
several international locations. For more information, visit www.orbitalatk.com.
Source: Orbital ATK, Inc.
Bryan Kidder, 410-864-4932
Systems Group Communications
Barron Beneski, 703-406-5528
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