Orbital ATK Is Largest Supplier of U.S. Army Small Caliber Ammunition
DULLES, Va.Oct. 14, 2015--
Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE: OA) announced today that it has received orders
totaling $203 million to produce small caliber ammunition for the U.S.
Army. Orders for .30 caliber, .50 caliber, 5.56mm and 7.62mm ammunition
were placed over the past few months under Orbital ATK s seven-year
supply contract to produce a variety of small caliber ammunition for the
U.S. government at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant (Lake City) in
Orbital ATK has announced that it has received orders totaling $203 million to produce small caliber ammunition for the U.S. Army. Orders for .30 caliber, .50 caliber, 5.56mm and 7.62mm ammunition were placed over the past few months under Orbital ATK s seven-year supply contract. (Photo: Business Wire)
Our commitment to world class quality and value-added services is
unwavering, said Kent Holiday, Vice President and General Manager of
Orbital ATK's Small Caliber Systems division of the Defense Systems
Group. It is our proud legacy to be the U.S. Army s leading supplier of
small caliber ammunition by continuing to provide reliable, affordable
ammunition that warfighters have come to depend on.
Orbital ATK has operated Lake City for the U.S. Army since 2000,
producing 19 billion rounds of small caliber ammunition. Orbital ATK and
the U.S. Army are making facility upgrades and investing in
state-of-the-art, high-volume technology to enhance the efficiency and
cost-effectiveness of Lake City.
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 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 more than 12,000 people in 18 states across the United States
and in several international locations. For more information, visit www.orbitalatk.com.
Source: Orbital ATK, Inc.
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