Butler National Corporation (OTC Pink: BUKS), a leading manufacturer and provider of support systems for commercial and military aircraft and a recognized provider of management services in diverse business groups including the gaming industry, announces its Tempe Arizona Division was awarded a contract for approximately $5 million from Orbital ATK, Inc., Mesa, AZ. (NYSE: OA).
The contract requires manufacturing of the Electronic Gun Control Products. Orbital ATK developed the Chain-Gun family of electronically controlled 7.62 mm to 30 mm cannons used on the Apache Helicopters and other US and Allied countries weapon systems.
Mr. Clark Stewart, President and Chief Executive Officer of Butler National Corporation said, "We are pleased to be awarded the contract from Orbital ATK and perform the manufacturing under our recently approved AS9100 certification. We appreciate the Orbital ATK confidence in our operations and value the Orbital ATK business. We expect the deliveries to start in fiscal 2015."
Butler's Tempe Arizona segment supplies defense and commercial aviation products to commercial and defense-oriented companies. Examples are Gun Control Units for the Apache and Blackhawk Helicopters and Hangfire Override Modules for Chain-Gun cannons, and various ordnance related firing controls, cabling and test equipment.
Source: Butler National Corporation
Date: Feb 10, 2015