May 19, 2022
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Orbital ATK contract
Orbital ATK announced that it has received orders totaling $210 million to produce small caliber ammunition for the US Army. Orders were placed for. 50 caliber, 5.56mm and 7.62mm ammunition under Orbital ATK’s supply contract to produce a variety of small caliber ammunition for the US government. Orbital ATK has operated Lake City for the US Army since 2000, during which approximately 15 billion rounds of small caliber ammunition have been produced to support US and allied warfighters around the globe. During the past several months, Orbital ATK and the US Army have been making upgrades and investing in state-of-the-art, high-volume technology to enhance the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the facility.