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Orbital ATK receives new ammo orders

29th May 2017 - 10:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Orbital ATK has received orders worth $76 million from the US Army to manufacture and deliver .50 calibre ammunition, the company announced on 24 May.

The orders fall under the company's supply contract to produce small-calibre ammunition for the US government at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Independence, Missouri.

Jim Nichols, VP and general manager of the Small Calibre Systems Division of Orbital ATK's Defense Systems Group, said: ‘Once again, we have been called upon to supply our nation’s warfighters and allies with the best quality, most reliable ammunition available and we are honoured to answer that call.'

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