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ATK - US Military Contract for Ammunition


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ATK
: 31 July, 2007  (Company News)
Alliant Techsystems has received an additional $14 million in orders for the production of small-caliber ammunition. These contracts were issued by the U.S. Army Sustainment Command, Rock Island, Ill.
'We are pleased to continue to be the primary source for the small-caliber tactical and training Ammunition our men and women in uniform use every day,' said Karen Davies, Vice President and General Manager ATK Lake City Army Ammunition. 'Our 2,500 plant employees are proud of the role they play in ensuring the United States has the best-equipped military in the world.'

ATK operates the U.S. Army's Lake City Ammunition plant in Independence, Mo., where it produces a mix of 5.56mm, 7.62mm, .50-caliber and 20mm cartridges. ATK currently produces 1.4 billion rounds of small caliber Ammunition per year at the plant.
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