Alliant Techsystems

Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK) was an American aerospace, defense, and sporting goods company with its headquarters in Arlington County, Virginia, in the United States. The company operated in 22 states, Puerto Rico, and other countries. ATK's revenue in the 2014 fiscal year was about US$4.78 billion.

Alliant Techsystems Inc.
TypePublic company
IndustryAerospace, defense
Founded1990, spun off from Honeywell
DefunctFebruary 9, 2015 (2015-02-09)
FateMerged with Orbital Sciences Corporation to form Orbital ATK, Orbital ATK bought by Northrop Grumman in 2018.
HeadquartersArlington, Virginia, U.S.
Key people
Mark DeYoung, President and CEO
Productssmall-, medium-, and large-caliber military ammunition; sporting ammunition, accessories, and firearms; M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round; medium-caliber gun systems; missile warning systems; tactical rocket motors; XM25; Precision Guidance Kit; AARGM; AAR-47; Special Mission Aircraft; solid rocket propulsion; GEM-60 Rocket Motors; satellite components; lightweight space deployables and solar arrays; flares and decoys; aerospace structures; facility management and modernization
Revenue US$4.78 billion (FY 2014)
US$590 million (FY 2014)
US$340 million (FY 2014)
Total assets US$5.77 billion (FY 2014)
Total equity US$1.91 billion (FY 2014)
Number of employees

On April 29, 2014, ATK announced that it would spin off its Sporting Group and merge its Aerospace and Defense Groups with Orbital Sciences Corporation.[2]

The spinoff of the Sporting Group to create Vista Outdoor and the merger leading to the creation of Orbital ATK were completed on February 9, 2015; both companies began operations as separate entities on February 20, 2015.[3][4]

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