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ATK Wins Rocket Propellant Contract (Dec 13)

MINNEAPOLIS --- Alliant Techsystems, the nation's largest manufacturer of ammunition, was recently awarded a $43.5 million contract by General Dynamics for continued production of Mk 90 rocket propellant grains at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant (RAAP) in Radford, Virginia.

The multi-year award is expected to result in a total contract value of approximately $190 million.

The rocket propellant grains are used in the Mk 90 HYDRA-70 2.75-inch rocket, the most widely used helicopter weapon system in the world.

ATK is a $3.1 billion advanced weapon and space systems company employing approximately 15,000 people in 23 states.

ATK Awarded Contract Totaling $43.5 Million for Mk 90 Rocket Propellant