ATK Receives More than $200 Million in Orders for Small-Caliber Ammunition

ATK is the Primary Supplier of Small-Caliber Ammunition for U.S. Armed Forces

Oct 28, 2010, 08:00 ET from ATK

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) has received additional orders for small-caliber ammunition under an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract with the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Contracting Center.  These orders total more than $213 million for a mix of 5.56mm, 7.62mm, and .50-caliber ammunition to be produced by ATK at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant (LCAAP) in Independence, Mo.

ATK Small Caliber Systems is a global leader in affordable high-volume, high-quality manufacturing of small-caliber ammunition. Since 2000 when it began operating the Lake City plant, ATK has produced more than 10 billion rounds, while successfully executing the modernization of the facility.

ATK is a premier aerospace and defense company with operations in 24 states, Puerto Rico and internationally, and revenues of approximately $4.8 billion.  News and information can be found on the Internet at

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