ATK to Feature its Commercial and International Aerospace and Defense Products at 2013 Paris Air Show
ATK (NYSE: ATK) announced that it will participate as an exhibitor at the 2013 Paris Air Show. ATK will highlight a variety of capabilities and programs at the show, which will be held at Le Bourget Airport from June 17-23, 2013. ATK is located in Row A, Chalet 100.
"We are pleased to once again participate in the Paris Air Show," said Mark DeYoung, ATK's President and Chief Executive Officer. "ATK is committed to delivering affordable innovation to its customers, and this event is an opportunity to showcase our highly engineered aerospace and defense products and capabilities in the international marketplace."
ATK will highlight its growing capabilities in several business areas, including commercial and military aerospace structures manufacturing and in the satellite and launch vehicle markets, with products for the Airbus A350 and A400M aircraft, Rolls-Royce TrentXWB 84K and 97K engines, the Vivisat satellite life extension program and multiple launch vehicle programs. Rolls-Royce recently awarded ATK the Aerospace Supplier of the Year.
ATK will also demonstrate its Special Mission Aircraft capabilities, with a specific focus on the MC-27J Multi-Mission Aircraft. The aircraft utilizes ATK's multi-mission palletized Roll-On/Roll-Off weapon system, which is self-contained, modular and scalable. This system integrates enhanced electro-optical/infrared targeting sensors, a trainable 30mm cannon, precision-guided munitions, advanced communications and a networked mission management and fire control system.
ATK will also showcase its Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM). AARGM is a supersonic, medium-range, air-launched tactical missile that provides improved capability to perform Destruction of Enemy Air Defense missions. AARGM is compatible with U.S. and allied strike aircraft, including all variants of the F/A-18, Tornado, EA-18G, F-16, EA-6B, and F-35 (external).
Source : Alliant Tech Systems, Inc (ATK) (NYSE: ATK)