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ATK Solid Rocket Booster Launch Discovery On 11-Day Mission
28 February, 2011
The Space Shuttle Discovery took off on an 11-Day ISS mission last week with the help of solid rocket boosters supplied by ATK
Coastal Threat Weapon System On Show At IDEX
23 February, 2011
Remote flexible weapon system, MAWS can be ground based or used on ships for combating coastal threats
ATK To Upgrade Jordanian Military Transport Aircraft
21 February, 2011
Two CASA-235 aircraft operated by Jordan will be upgraded for special mission capabilities by ATK subject to US Government export licensing agreement
Earth Observation Satellite Still Operating After Exceeding Design Life
23 November, 2010
The EO-1 satellite supplied by ATK and operated by NASA has reached the 10 year operational milestone while still performing reliably after its design life has been reached and exceeded
FBI Takes Ammunition From ATK
04 November, 2010
ATK will provide both live duty and training ammunition for the FBI in contract worth $95 million
Light Body Armour Component Order From Marines
03 November, 2010
ATK has responded to an order form the Marine Corps for Scalable Plate Carrier components with soft armour ballistic protection
US Army Orders Small Calibre Ammunition
29 October, 2010
ATK will supply small calibre ammunition to the US Army under new contract from Rock Island
ATK Solid Rocket Motor Ready For Flight Testing
28 October, 2010
30 day findings now available from NASA and ATK showing the state of readiness of the five segment solid rocket motor for entering flight testing phase
Largest Ever Human Rated Solid Rocket Motor Successfully Tested
01 September, 2010
Five Segment Ares Development Rocket Motor undergoes successful testing at extremes by ATK and NASA in preparation for manned low earth orbit mission
Unplugged Conference Remarks from ATK CEO to Be Webcast
27 August, 2010
CEO of Alliant Techsystems to speak at Morgan Stanley conference with speech to be webcast on the company’s web site
Senior VP Elected To Lead Missile Products Group at ATK
06 August, 2010
Experienced professional from Alliant Techsystems promoted to Senior Vice President with responsibility for the company’s missile programs
New Board Members Elected At ATK
04 August, 2010
Alliant Techsystems takes on two new high profile board members to contribute to the company’s international expansion plans
First Fuselage Assemblies Delivered For The A350 XWB Program
20 July, 2010
A350 XWB manufacturers in France and Germany have received the first composite fuselage section stringers from Alliant Techsystems
ATK Prepares Installation For Testing 5 Stage Solid Rocket Motor
08 July, 2010
Ground testing to take place in September on world’s largest solid rocket motor as ATK and NASA complete the installation for the Ares I development motor
Army Orders Further Lightweight Load Carrying Equipment
11 May, 2010
Active soldiers serving overseas for the US army will receive new Modular Lightweight Load-Carrying Equipment from Eagle Industries in the newly specified MultiCam camouflage pattern
120mm Tank Training Ammunition Order
05 May, 2010
ATK is delivering tank ammunition to the US Army designed and built for training exercises
Small Calibre Ammunition Order From US Army
04 May, 2010
ATK to produce a range of small calibre ammunition rounds for use by the US Army in department of defence order
Further Rocket Motors Ordered For Hellfire Program
30 April, 2010
Lockheed Martin has ordered rocket motors and warheads from ATK to fulfil demand for further Hellfire II missiles
Successful Test of Orion Launch Abort Attitude Control Motor
22 March, 2010
ATK has tested the attitude control motor for the launch abort system of the Orion exploration vehicle for crew safety
ATK Re-structures to Maintain Alignment With Market Sectors
15 March, 2010
Business Units at ATK undergo re-alignment with some change in leadership to meet the long term growth prospects of the company
Aerospace Veteran Joins ATK Board of Directors
02 March, 2010
Alliant Techsystems welcomes experienced business leader as an independent director on the company’s board
Successful Ground Test For Re-Usable Solid Rocket Motor
26 February, 2010
The ATK Utah facility has been used for final ground testing of the Re-Usable Solid Rocket Motor for use on the remaining Space Shuttle program
ORS-1 Satellite Bus Enters Final Testing Prior to Shipment
18 February, 2010
The Operational Responsive Space-1 satellite bus from ATK is preparing for shipment to Goodrich for final payload integration and final use in satellite based battlefield sensor applications
Missile Systems from ATK on show at DEFEXPO 2010
15 February, 2010
Alliant Techsystems is in New Delhi this week displaying innovative weapons systems, troop protection devices and laser guidance systems
Composites from ATK used in Solar Dynamics Observatory Launch
12 February, 2010
Alliant Techsystems have supplied the complex composite technology used for the launch of the Atlas V rocket to put the NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory in space
Non-NATO ammunition contract fulfilled
15 January, 2010
ATK completes US Army contract for supply chain logistics in the delivery of non-standard ammunition to the Afghan Security Forces
Successful test of Launch Abort System Attitude Control Motor
17 December, 2009
NASA’s Orion Spacecraft will benefit from the attitude control motor recently tested by Alliant Techsystems for the Launch Abort Control system of the manned space vehicle
WISE satellite launch success with ATK Propulsion
15 December, 2009
Solid rocket boosters from Alliant Techsystems powered a Delta II rocket carrying the Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base during a successful launch
Upper stage rocket motor for NASA launch vehicles completes ground testing
11 December, 2009
The Castor 30 solid rocket motor from Alliant Techsystems has undergone ground tests at Air Force base in Tennessee in preparation for use in both commercial missions to the ISS and government space missions
Ammunition supply contract for Naval Surface Warfare Centre
09 December, 2009
ATK is to produce and supply 5.56mm and 7.62mm cartridges as part of an ammunition contract struck with the Crane Division of the Naval Surface Warfare Centre
Successful satellite launch with ATK support
08 December, 2009
Delta IV rocket using Graphite Epoxy Motors from Alliant Techsystems successfully launches from Cape Canaveral
US Army orders precision mortar guidance package
01 December, 2009
ATK is to supply the American army with precision mortar guidance systems as part of the army’s Accelerated Precision Mortar Initiative under a $5 million contract
ATK - 30 years with tank ammunition
06 October, 2009
Alliant Techsystems is marking its 30th year as an innovative developer and producer of tank ammunition for the U.S. Army and its allies. In 1979, the company became a systems integrator for tank ammunition when the U.S. Army sought to 'upgun' the M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank (MBT) from a 105mm system to a 120mm main gun.
ATK - Contract for M228 practice grenade fuzes
05 October, 2009
Alliant Techsystems has received a follow-on production contract valued at $9.7 million for M228 Practice Grenade Fuzes. The contract was awarded by the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island, Illinois, and follows an initial production contract awarded to ATK in 2005.
ATK ammunition contract
03 October, 2009
ATK has received an initial $105 million contract award as part of a three-year contract by the U.S. Army Sustainment Command in Rock Island, Ill., to supply various types of non-standard (non-NATO) ammunition for the security forces of Afghanistan.
ATK - Bushmaster cannon enhancements
11 September, 2009
Alliant Techsystems, the developer of the combat-proven 30/40mm Mk44 Bushmaster cannon system, has enhanced the system's effectiveness and performance to accommodate integration into various ground combat vehicles, including the United Kingdom's Warrior Infantry Fighting Vehicle.
ATK Direct hit in successful Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) test
04 September, 2009
Alliant Techsystems, the U.S. Navy and the Italian Air Force successfully launched and scored a direct hit on a simulated enemy air defense target during the final development test (DT) firing of the AGM-88E Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake on August 7.
ATK - Enhanced Portable Inductive Artillery Fuze Setters (EPIAFS) order
03 September, 2009
liant Techsystems has received a $10 million order for Enhanced Portable Inductive Artillery Fuze Setters (EPIAFS), following successful completion of First Article Acceptance Testing (FAAT) with the U.S. Government. The contract was awarded to ATK by the U.S. Army Program Manager - Combat Ammunition Systems located at Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey.
ATK demonstrates integrated weapon systems capability
30 August, 2009
Alliant Techsystems demonstrated its innovative firepower capabilities at the U.S. Army's Ft. Benning Red Cloud Range, on August 27, 2009. During the live-fire event, ATK demonstrated advancements to its battle-proven Bushmaster Chain Gun systems, on a variety of platforms, with enhanced precision, lethality, reliability, and range to address current and future operational needs
ATK and Rheinmetall Nitrochemie - Technology tranfer agreement
27 August, 2009
Alliant Techsystems and Rheinmetall Nitrochemie of Germany/Switzerland have signed a new strategic agreement for the transfer of advanced propellant technologies from Nitrochemie to ATK.
ATK - $20 million to deliver load-bearing vests for the U.S. Marine Corps
17 August, 2009
Alliant Techsystems has received a $20 million order from the U.S. Marine Corps to produce Scalable Plate Carriers& and components.
ATK - Contract for 30mm M789 High Explosive Dual Purpose (HEDP) tactical ammunition
05 August, 2009
Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) has been awarded an $86 million, base with option, contract to provide lightweight (LW) 30mm M789 High Explosive Dual Purpose (HEDP) tactical ammunition for the AH-64D Apache attack helicopter. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Contracting Center, Rock Island, Ill., awarded the contract. Production will begin in December 2009 at the company's facilities in Elk River, MN, Radford, Va., and Rocket Center, W.Va.
Shuttle Endeavour Solid Rocket Titanium Auxiliary Power Unit Fuel Tanks
16 July, 2009
Alliant Techsystems' Reusable Solid Rocket Motors (RSRM) ignited at 6:03 p.m. EDT, launching the Space Shuttle Endeavour and its crew on their 16-day mission to the International Space Station (ISS). More than 100 RSRM flight sets have been launched to date, marking a two-decade track record of flawless performance.
ATK Receives $42 million in military small-caliber ammunition orders
19 June, 2009
Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) has received an additional $42 million in small-caliber ammunition orders from the U.S. Army Sustainment Command in Rock Island, Ill. Work on the contracts will be performed by ATK Small Caliber Systems at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant (LCAAP) in Independence, Mo. The orders are for the production of 5.56mm, 7.62mm and .50-caliber ammunition.
ATK's Speer Gold Dot selected by French Police as new service ammunition
17 June, 2009
Potential total contract value over $14M means 250,000 officers in France to carry Gold Dot
ATK Commercial and Military Aerospace Programs at the 100th Anniversary Paris Air Show
12 June, 2009
Alliant Techsystems will participate as an exhibitor at the 2009 Paris Air Show. ATK will highlight a variety of capabilities and programs at the show, which will be held at Le Bourget airport from June 15-21, 2009. ATK is located in Row A, Chalet 301.
ATK - Successful AARGM firing
13 May, 2009
AARGM On-schedule for U.S. fleet deployment in 2010
ATK - Contract to operate Lake City Army ammunition plant
03 April, 2009
First Orders Under New Contract to Total $481 Million
ATK acquires Eagle Industries
01 April, 2009
Alliant Techsystems has acquired Eagle Industries, as it expands its position in the domestic and international tactical accessories markets serving military and law enforcement customers.
ATK - New class of hypersonic propulsion systems for near-term flight
18 March, 2009
ATK's Hypersonic System Built with Conventional Materials and BurnsReadily-Available Jet Fuel
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