Nov 12, 2013 ASDNews Source : Alliant Tech Systems, Inc
ATK's Sensor Provides Precision Detonation
ATK has Produced Sensor for U.S. Military Since 1999
ATK (NYSE: ATK), a leading producer of ammunition, precision weapons and rocket motors, has been awarded a production contract for the DSU-33D/B Proximity Sensor for the U.S. Air Force. The ATK sensor uses radar signals to determine the correct height above a target for precise warhead detonation and maximum effect.
The initial order under the contract is valued at $22.8 million, with deliveries commencing in 2015. The contract also contains provisions for four optional order periods totaling up to $84 million. The U.S. Army's Contracting Center at Rock Island, Ill., issued the award to ATK as the prime contractor.