Company-Operated Lake City Ammunition Plant Provides Highest Quality
Ammunition to U.S. Military and Allied Warfighters
DULLES, Va.May 3, 2016--
Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE: OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense
technologies, announced today that it has received orders totaling $210
million to produce small caliber ammunition for the U.S. Army. Orders
were placed for .50 caliber, 5.56mm and 7.62mm ammunition under Orbital
ATK s 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 Independence, Missouri.
This latest order continues a long history of supplying only the best
ammunition to our warfighters, said Kent Holiday, Vice President and
General Manager of Orbital ATK's Small Caliber Systems division of the
Defense Systems Group. Every round is produced with the highest quality
because we know that those defending freedom depend upon the good work
of our employees.
Orbital ATK has operated Lake City for the U.S. Army since 2000, during
which approximately 15 billion rounds of small caliber ammunition has
been produced to support U.S. and allied warfighters around the globe.
During the past several months, Orbital ATK and the U.S. Army have been
making upgrades and investing in state-of-the-art, high-volume
technology to enhance the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the
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 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