ATK Bags US Army Small-Calibre Ammunition Contract

17 June 2009 (Last Updated June 17th, 2009 18:30)

The US Army has awarded a $42m contract to Alliant Techsystems for small-calibre ammunition. The contract from Sustainment Command in Rock Island, III includes additional production of 5.56mm, 7.62mm and .50-calibre rounds. The order will be carried out by ATK's Missouri-based

The US Army has awarded a $42m contract to Alliant Techsystems for small-calibre ammunition.

The contract from Sustainment Command in Rock Island, III includes additional production of 5.56mm, 7.62mm and .50-calibre rounds.

The order will be carried out by ATK's Missouri-based Small Caliber Systems at its Lake City Army Ammunition Plant (LCAAP).