Orbital ATK details NSA contract
Orbital ATK will supply non-US standard ammunition (NSA) to the US Department of Defense in support of international allies under a $50 million order announced on 23 January.
The US government awarded the order to Orbital ATK under existing Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity and basic ordering agreement contracts.
Orbital ATK operates the US Army’s Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Independence, Missouri, where it manufactures small caliber ammunition for the US Department of Defense.
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