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Supply Range of Munitions Orders

  • Orbital ATK and its Global Supply Chain Network Chosen for Dependability and Affordability

Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE: OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, announced today that it has been awarded multiple delivery orders from the U.S. government to supply non-U.S. standard ammunition (NSA) for the Department of Defense in support of international allies. The combination of orders received in September and October 2016 under Orbital ATK’s Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity and Basic Ordering Agreement contracts total $126 million.

The selection of Orbital ATK as a provider to the NSA program demonstrates the company’s expertise in program, technical and supply chain management, and is complemented by a worldwide team of proven suppliers. Orbital ATK has been the leading supplier to the NSA program since its inception in 2008, providing an important and timely supply of products to our country’s allies.

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“Orbital ATK has long been a reliable source of affordable, high-quality ammunition to the U.S. Armed Forces and its allies across the globe,” said Kent Holiday, Vice President and General Manager of Orbital ATK's Small Caliber Systems Division of the Defense Systems Group. “We are honored to support our Army customer in every facet of ammunition requirements they may have, and these significant orders continue Orbital ATK’s legacy of commitment and performance to the U.S. Army NSA program.”

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.

Source : Orbital ATK, Inc. - view original press release

Published on ASDNews: Oct 3, 2016


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