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ATK to provide GATR to USSOCOM

24th April 2013 - 11:56 GMT | by Jonathan Tringham in London


ATK has announced a $3.2 million contract to provide a precision guided rocket for evaluation by US Special Operation Command (USSOCOM).

Awarded through the Defence Acquisition Challenge (DAC) programme, the new project supports a USSOCOM requirement ATK aims to fulfil with its Guided Advanced Tactical Rocket (GATR) and Precision Guided Rocket Launcher (PGRL), the company said in a statement. 

‘Our on-going investment and expertise in precision strike weapons, including the GATR system, provide a mature capability that fulfils the requirements of our military customers,’ said Dan Olson, General Manager for ATK Armament Systems.

The DAC project calls for validation of

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Jonathan Tringham


Jonathan Tringham

Jonathan Tringham is a former Shephard staff reporter based in the UK. Jonathan worked in …

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