Orbital ATK won more than $53 million to manufacture a precision guidance kit M1156 to turn existing 155 mm artillery shells into smart weapons, the Department of Defense said in a press release.
"Orbital Alliant Techsystems Operations [of] Plymouth, Minnesota was awarded a $53,591,925… for procurement of precision guidance kit M1156," the release stated on Thursday.
The M1156 Precision Guidance Kit, formerly XM1156, is a US Army-designed precision guidance system primarily made by Alliant Techsystems that is designed to turn existing 155 mm artillery shells into smart weapons.
Orbital ATK has received orders worth $210 million to produce three kinds of small caliber ammunition to the US Army. The orders are for 5
Orbital ATK has won a $121 million contract for the conversion of AGM-88B high-speed anti-radiation missiles into 145 advanced anti-radiation guided missile and 12 captive air training missiles for the US Navy and the government of Italy. “Orbital ATK Inc
Lockheed Martin has awarded a $14 million contract to Orbital ATK to produce its Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead (AW) for the US Army. In tests, the Orbital ATK warheads with Lethality Enhanced Ordnance (LEO) technology achieved the Armys stated requirements for area effects, but left behind no unexploded ordnance, a major accomplishment for this warhead design
Orbital ATK has won $157 million contract for the full-rate production of Lot 6 for Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM). This contract provides for the conversion of AGM-88B High Speed Anti-Radiation Missiles into 230 AGM-88E AARGM All-Up-Rounds and six captive air training missiles, to include related supplies and services necessary for their manufacture, sparing, and fleet deployment, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Thursday
Orbital ATK along with the US Navy is rolling out the Block 1 software upgrade to the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM). Earlier this year, Orbital ATK and the US Navy completed testing, demonstrating the effectiveness of the software upgrade, the company said in a statement Monday
Orbital ATK has signed long-term agreements with premier commercial ammunition suppliers, valued in excess of $400 million over a three-year period that span from 2018 to 2020.
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