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Jan 28, 2015, 04:30 ET ATK Reports FY15 Third Quarter Operating Results

Alliant Techsystems Inc. ("ATK") (NYSE: ATK) today reported operating results for the third quarter of its Fiscal Year 2015, which ended on December...


Jan 27, 2015, 10:30 ET ATK Stockholders Approve the Issuance of Shares to Orbital Sciences Corporation Stockholders

Alliant Techsystems Inc. ("ATK") (NYSE: ATK) today announced its stockholders approved the issuance of ATK common stock, par value $0.01 per share,...


Jan 22, 2015, 04:15 ET ATK Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend

ATK (NYSE: ATK) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.32 per share. The dividend will be payable...


Jan 22, 2015, 04:01 ET ATK Completes Installation of World's Largest Solid Rocket Motor for Ground Test

NASA and ATK (NYSE: ATK) have completed installing the first Space Launch System booster qualification motor, QM-1, in a specialized test stand in...


Jan 16, 2015, 04:10 ET ATK to Release Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results

Alliant Techsystems Inc. ("ATK") (NYSE: ATK) will release its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2015 on January 28, after the...


Jan 16, 2015, 04:05 ET ATK Announces Record Date for Previously Announced Spin-off of Sporting Group to ATK Stockholders

Alliant Techsystems Inc. ("ATK" or the "Company") (NYSE: ATK) announced today that its Board of Directors has established February 2, 2015 as the...


Jan 06, 2015, 04:12 ET ATK Announces Distribution Ratio for Spin-Off of its Sporting Group

Alliant Techsystems Inc. ("ATK" or the "Company") (NYSE: ATK) announced today that its Board of Directors has established the distribution ratio for...


Jan 05, 2015, 04:05 ET ATK Names Stephen S. Clark as Vista Outdoor Inc. Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Services

Alliant Techsystems Inc. ("ATK" or the "Company") (NYSE: ATK) announced today that Stephen S. Clark will serve as Vista Outdoor Inc.'s Senior Vice...


Dec 05, 2014, 01:21 ET ATK Supports Human Deep Space Exploration Milestone

ATK (NYSE: ATK) technologies played a significant role in today's historic launch of a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV heavy rocket carrying...


Dec 04, 2014, 05:40 ET ATK and Orbital Receive U.S. DOJ Clearance for Proposed Merger

Alliant Techsystems Inc. ("ATK") (NYSE: ATK) and Orbital Sciences Corporation ("Orbital") (NYSE: ORB) announced that the U.S. Department of Justice...


Nov 17, 2014, 06:00 ET ATK to Hold Conference Call to Update Investors on Previously Announced Transaction with Orbital and on the Sporting Business Market

Alliant Techsystems Inc. ("ATK") (NYSE: ATK) announced it will hold an investor conference call and webcast to update investors on the proposed...


Nov 17, 2014, 05:58 ET ATK and Orbital Continue to Support Plans for Merger

Alliant Techsystems Inc. ("ATK") (NYSE: ATK) and Orbital Sciences Corporation ("Orbital") (NYSE: ORB) announced today that the two companies have set ...


Oct 30, 2014, 07:00 ET ATK Reports FY15 Second Quarter Operating Results

ATK (NYSE: ATK) today reported operating results for the second quarter of its Fiscal Year 2015, which ended on Sept. 28, 2014. Second quarter sales...


Oct 29, 2014, 11:57 ET ATK Statement Regarding Orbital's Antares Launch Failure

An unfortunate failure occurred during Orbital Sciences Corporation's Antares launch on October 28, 2014. ATK (NYSE: ATK) is conducting a thorough...


Oct 28, 2014, 04:30 ET ATK Sets December 9 as Date of Special Stockholder Meeting to Vote on Issuance of ATK Shares in Connection with Previously Announced Transaction with Orbital

Alliant Techsystems Inc. ("ATK") (NYSE: ATK) announced today that it has set a date for a special meeting of its stockholders to consider and vote on ...


Oct 28, 2014, 01:02 ET ATK Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend

ATK (NYSE: ATK) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.32 per share. The dividend will be payable...


Oct 14, 2014, 08:30 ET ATK Awarded $65 Million in Domestic and International Defense Contracts for Medium- and Large-Caliber Ammunition Production

ATK (NYSE: ATK), a world-leading producer of ammunition, precision weapons and rocket motors, announced today that it has received $65 million in...


Oct 13, 2014, 08:30 ET ATK Awarded $204 Million to Supply Range of Munitions to U.S. Army and International Allies

ATK (NYSE: ATK), a world-leading producer of ammunition, precision weapons and rocket motors, announced today that it has been awarded multiple...


Oct 09, 2014, 11:33 ET ATK to Announce Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results

ATK (NYSE: ATK) will webcast its investor conference call on fiscal year 2015 second quarter financial results, which will be announced October 30,...


Sep 30, 2014, 03:49 ET ATK Successfully Tests Orion Launch Abort Motor Igniter

NASA and ATK (NYSE: ATK) successfully completed a static test of the launch abort motor igniter for the Orion crew capsule's Launch Abort System...


Sep 24, 2014, 02:30 ET ATK to Feature Advanced Products and Capabilities at AUSA 2014

ATK (NYSE: ATK) will highlight a variety of advanced products and capabilities as an exhibitor during the Association of the United States Army's...


Sep 23, 2014, 08:00 ET ATK Offers Solid Solution to U.S. Air Force's RD-180 Replacement Request

ATK (NYSE: ATK) has provided the U.S. Air Force an American-made commercial solid rocket solution as a replacement for the RD-180 Russian-made,...


Sep 11, 2014, 03:10 ET Mark DeYoung Elected Chairman of Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Board

ATK's (NYSE: ATK) President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mark W. DeYoung was elected chairman of Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF)...


Aug 13, 2014, 03:49 ET ATK Announces Filing of Registration Statement for Spin-Off of its Sporting Group

Alliant Techsystems Inc. ("ATK" or the "Company") (NYSE: ATK) announced that, in connection with its previously announced plan to create two...


Aug 11, 2014, 08:30 ET ATK's Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile Earns Third Full-Rate Production Award from U.S. Navy

ATK (NYSE: ATK), a world leader in precision-guided weapons, missile products and rocket motors, has been awarded a contract valued at $96.2 million...