Company Continues as Leading NSA Supplier since Program Start
DULLES, Va.Jan. 23, 2017--
Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense
technologies, announced today that it has been awarded a $50 million
order from the U.S. government to supply non-U.S. standard ammunition
(NSA) for the Department of Defense in support of international allies.
The U.S. government awarded the order to Orbital ATK under Indefinite
Delivery/Indefinite Quantity and Basic Ordering Agreement contracts.
Orbital ATK has been a leading supplier to the government s NSA program
since the program s inception in 2008. The company s expertise in
program, technical and supply chain management, and a worldwide team of
proven suppliers has made Orbital ATK a reliable provider of NSA
products to the United States and its allies. Including this award,
Orbital ATK received orders under the NSA program of more than $200
million in 2016.
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 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 U.S. and in
several international locations. For more information, visit www.orbitalatk.com.
Source: Orbital ATK
Bryan Kidder, 410-864-4932
Systems Group Communications
Barron Beneski, 703-406-5528
Public and Investor