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Ammunition, detonators, Primers
Report examines ammunition industry

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 28 February, 2014
A low-cost report is available on the state of the ammunition manufacturing industry except for those companies involved in small arms
 
Small arms manufacturing industry assessment

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 28 February, 2014
A low cost report is available which provides information on the US small arms manufacturing industry and the trade it does globally
 
Agreement Reached On Penetration of Australian Ordnance Market

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 25 February, 2011
Thales and General Dynamics have reached an agreement on cooperation for exploiting the Australian market for ordnance products
 
FBI Takes Ammunition From ATK

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 04 November, 2010
ATK will provide both live duty and training ammunition for the FBI in contract worth $95 million
 
US Army Orders Small Calibre Ammunition

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 29 October, 2010
ATK will supply small calibre ammunition to the US Army under new contract from Rock Island
 
New Chairman Elected At Textron

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 02 August, 2010
Existing Textron executive takes the helm of the company from September when existing Chairman retires
 
TNT Replacement Explosive Approved By US Army

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 28 July, 2010
The IMX-101 explosive from BAE Systems is set to replace the use of less safe TNT for the American Army’s artillery
 
ASEAN Relationship Deal Struck At Farnborough

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 26 July, 2010
Chemring and NADI have signed up to co-operate on ammunition supply relationship for the ASEAN region
 
Laser Guided Training Round Delivery Milestone

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 07 July, 2010
Lockheed Martin Missile and Fire Control has delivered its 100,000th training round to the US Navy having delivered them since 1992
 
120mm Tank Training Ammunition Order

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 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

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 04 May, 2010
ATK to produce a range of small calibre ammunition rounds for use by the US Army in department of defence order
 
Pneumatic Firing Valve Order For Small Diameter Bomb

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 29 April, 2010
US Air Force orders further high pressure pneumatic firing valves from Marotta Controls for the Small Diameter Bomb
 
Joint Ammunition Marker Development

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 07 April, 2010
Chemiluminescent green marker from Cyalume to be used by General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems for ammunition payload illumination and marking
 
Non-NATO ammunition contract fulfilled

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 15 January, 2010
ATK completes US Army contract for supply chain logistics in the delivery of non-standard ammunition to the Afghan Security Forces
 
Ammunition supply contract for Naval Surface Warfare Centre

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 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
 
ATK - 30 years with tank ammunition

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 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 ammunition contract

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 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 - Enhanced Portable Inductive Artillery Fuze Setters (EPIAFS) order

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 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 and Rheinmetall Nitrochemie - Technology tranfer agreement

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 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 - Contract for 30mm M789 High Explosive Dual Purpose (HEDP) tactical ammunition

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 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.
 
ATK Receives $42 million in military small-caliber ammunition orders

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 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

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 17 June, 2009
Potential total contract value over $14M means 250,000 officers in France to carry Gold Dot
 
ATK - Contract to operate Lake City Army ammunition plant

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 03 April, 2009
First Orders Under New Contract to Total $481 Million
 
ATK acquires Eagle Industries

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 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.
 
General Dynamics - US Army contract to demilitarize ammunition

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 20 February, 2009
The U.S. Army Field Support Command at Rock Island, Ill., has awarded General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, two modifications totaling $20.4 million to an existing contract for the demilitarization of obsolete and excess ammunition. These awards bring the total contract value to date to $171 million.
 
General Dynamics - 25 millionth metal projectile body produced

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 19 February, 2009
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems' Scranton, Penn., operation has produced the 25 millionth metal projectile body to be manufactured since the plant opened in 1963. The projectile bodies are components of large-caliber ammunition that is used by the U.S. military and allies around the world.
 
ATK Receives $25.5 Million for Production of 20mm PGU Ammunition

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 05 February, 2009
Contract Could Exceed $170 Million Over Five Years if all Options Exercised. Order Strengthens ATK's Position as World Leader in Medium Caliber Systems
 
ATK - Ammunition Contract for UK

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 29 January, 2009
Alliant Techsystems has been awarded a $36 million contract to provide lightweight (LW) 30mm M789 High Explosive Dual Purpose (HEDP) tactical ammunition and M788 training ammunition to the United Kingdom's (UK) Ministry of Defence.
 
ATK - Modernization Project Funding for the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 26 January, 2009
ATK Receives Additional $49 Million in Modernization Project Funding for the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant
 
ATK Awarded to Supply Non-Standard Ammunition for Afghanistan

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 06 December, 2008
Alliant Techsystems has been awarded an $87 million contract by the U.S. Army Sustainment Command in Rock Island, Ill., to supply various types of non-standard (non-NATO) ammunition in support of emergent requirements for Afghan National Security Forces.
 
ATK Receives $88.5 Million in New Medium-Caliber Gun and Ammunition Orders

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 06 November, 2008
Orders Include a Mix of Domestic and International Customers
 
Boeing Team Conducts Successful Test of Fuze for Heavy Bombs

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 24 October, 2008
The Boeing Company has successfully tested a fuze well (the area where the fuze is installed) and fuze for high-speed penetrator warheads along with its partners Applied Research Associates (ARA), L-3 KDI Precision Products and Ellwood National Forge Co. The companies tested their design this past summer in a bomb that penetrated reinforced concrete at supersonic speeds.
 
ATK - $94 Million to Continue Modernization of the Radford Army Ammunition Plant

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 12 October, 2008
Alliant Techsystems has received an additional $94 million in funding for critical modernization projects at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant (RFAAP), where it serves as the operating contractor.
 
ATK Receives Additional $197 Million in Military Small-Caliber Ammunition Orders

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 12 October, 2008
Alliant Techsystems has received an additional $197 million in small-caliber ammunition orders from the U.S. Army Sustainment Command in Rock Island, Ill.
 
General Dynamics - Contract for 20mm ammunition

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 10 October, 2008
The U.S. Army Sustainment Command, Rock Island, Ill., has awarded General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems a $33 million contract with up to four option years for the production of a variety of 20mm PGU ammunition.
 
General Dynamics Awarded $34 Million Contract from U.S. Army for Small-Caliber Ammunition

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 08 October, 2008
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has been awarded a $33.6 million contract by the U.S. Army Field Support Command, Rock Island, Ill. for production of small-caliber ammunition.
 
ATK Receives Additional $104.3 Million in Military Small-Caliber Ammunition Orders

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 10 September, 2008
ATK on Track to Deliver 1.4 Billion Military Small-Caliber Rounds in FY09
 
UK MoD - Future supply of small arms and medium calibre ammunition

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 22 August, 2008
A new £2 billion 15-year partnering agreement between the MOD and BAE Systems Land Systems Munitions guaranteeing the future supply of the Armed Forces' small arms and medium calibre ammunition was signed today.
 
ATK - Contract for Tank Ammunition

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 05 August, 2008
ATK Receives $7.6 Million Initial Order From U.S. Army for Tank Ammunition With Options, Production Value Could Exceed $30 Million. The M1028 Canister Cartridge Completes ATK's Proven Tank Ammunition Portfolio for the Abrams Main Battle Tank
 
Contract for 155mm M795 Metal Parts Ammunition Production

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 26 June, 2008
General Dynamics Awarded $23 Million Dollar Contract for 155mm M795 Metal Parts Ammunition Production
 
Vectron International - New Compact Oscillator

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 17 June, 2008
New Compact Oscillator, Ideal for Manufactures of Smart Munitions, Projectile Electronics, Missiles, Gun-Hardened and other High-Shock and Vibration Applications
 
89 Million Dollar Order for Small Caliber Ammunition

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 29 May, 2008
ATK has been awarded a 89 million dollar contract to supply small caliber ammunition and moderization from the U>S Army Sustainment Command.
 
ATK - Hard Target Void Sensing Fuze

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 26 April, 2008
ATK Receives $9 Million U.S. Air Force Contract to Develop Hard Target Void Sensing Fuze for the BLU-109 and BLU-113 Penetrating Munitions. Total Program Value Could Exceed $250 Million.
 
ATK - 100,000th DSU-33 Proximity Sensor Delivered to U.S. Air Force

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 15 April, 2008
Alliant Techsystems recently delivered the 100,000th DSU-33 Proximity Sensor to the U.S. Air Force. The company reached this production milestone after consolidating fuze operations in 2005 into its Allegany Ballistics Laboratory manufacturing center of excellence in Rocket Center, West Virginia.
 
ATK receive 415.6 million dollar funding for small-caliber ammunition orders

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 09 April, 2008
Alliant Techsystems (ATK)has received an additional $415.6 million in military small-caliber ammunition orders and modernization funding for the Lake City Army Ammunition plant. The contracts were awarded by the U.S. Army Sustainment Command, Rock Island, Ill.
 
General Dynamics $100m orders for ammunition

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 16 March, 2008
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, has recently been awarded two contracts valued at $20.5 and $88.7 million for production of small-caliber ammunition by the U.S. Army Sustainment Command, Rock Island, Ill. Work will be performed in St. Petersburg, Fla.
 
ATK - Pivotal Role in the U.S. Navy's Successful Shoot Down of a Disabled Satellite

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 27 February, 2008
ATK Developed the Technology Which Allowed the Kinetic Warhead to Maneuverfor a Precision Strike
 
General Dynamics - NATO interoperability for 12.7mm (.50 caliber) C162 Ball and C163 Tracer cartridges

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 17 February, 2008
General Dynamics has announced that its 12.7mm (.50 caliber) C162 Ball and C163 Tracer cartridges are qualified for NATO interoperability, according to the NATO International Panel on Standard Small Arms Ammunition. The designs meet the 12.7mm NATO Standardisation Agreement (STANAG) requirements, ensuring full interchangeability between all NATO troops using NATO-qualified weapons.
 
ATK - Multi-Year Modernization Program

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 02 February, 2008
Modernization will Assure Lake City Plant Remains Primary Source of Ammunition for Decades to Come
 
ATK to Seek Investment Canada Act Approval for MDA Acquisition

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Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 02 February, 2008
Filing Supports ATK's Vision to Grow its Global Space-Related Business in Canada
 
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