Orbital ATK’s Defense Systems Group is an industry leader in precision weapons, tactical rocket motors used in air-, sea- and land-based systems, missile-warning products, and ammunition and gun systems, serving America and our allies. The group is the largest U.S. producer of small-caliber ammunition, as well as a leading manufacturer of medium- and large-caliber ammunition and gun systems. In addition, the group develops advanced capabilities for missile-defense interceptors, fuzing and warheads, weaponized special-mission aircraft, and propulsion control systems. It also provides extensive experience and expertise in defense facility management, modernization and automation worldwide.
Orbital ATK is an industry leader in the development and production of propulsion and controls for air-, sea- and land-based tactical missiles and missile defense interceptors. The company also produces fuzing and warheads for both tactical missiles and munitions; builds precision metal and composite structures for medium- and large-caliber ammunition, military aircraft, ground vehicles, and missile systems; and manufactures propellants and powders for the canister and commercial markets. In addition, it has also pioneered hypersonic scramjet propulsion technology for aircraft and missile applications.
Defense Electronic Systems
Orbital ATK is a leading developer of next-generation strike weapon systems, missile-warning systems that include advanced hostile-fire detection, and aircraft survivability products. In addition, the company is a provider of special-mission aircraft integration and support, aerial targets and training systems. The company is the first to develop and deliver weaponized light gunships outfitted with medium-caliber cannons, in addition to ISR and other packages specified for each mission.
Orbital ATK specializes in innovating low-cost, highly reliable and precise weapons and ammunition for artillery and mortar systems, medium-caliber weapons platforms, battle tanks and individual soldiers. The company is the world’s top producer of medium-caliber live and training ammunition and gun systems, with more than 5 million units built in the last five years. Orbital ATK also is a pioneer in hardened electronics technologies used in weapon applications and produces precision guidance kits that employ a common technology base to transform conventional artillery and mortar munitions into precise, Global Positioning System (GPS)-guided weapons.
Small Caliber Systems
Orbital ATK is the world’s leading producer of high-quality ammunition as the operator of the Lake City Army Armament Plant in Independence, Missouri. During the last five years, the company manufactured over 8 billion rounds of small-caliber ammunition for the U.S. military and other customers. The company is also a leader in the global defense-systems marketplace, supplying the U.S. government and its allies with high quality, cost-effective non-standard (non-NATO) munitions through a worldwide network of suppliers.