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  • Steve Skladanek: Lockheed Eyes 5-Year Overlap in Operations Between Atlas V, Vulcan Rockets - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Steve Skladanek: Lockheed Eyes 5-Year Overlap in Operations Between Atlas V, Vulcan Rockets

    Lockheed Martin plans to concurrently operate its Atlas V rocket with the United Launch Alliance-built Vulcan launch vehicle for a period of five years, Space News reported Friday. “We will be flying both vehicles for some period of time until we are absolutely certain that the Vulcan system can maintain the cadence, and the rhythm […] More

  • Chemring Group Names Jim Batina as Chemring Ordnance Business Development Vice President - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Chemring Group Names Jim Batina as Chemring Ordnance Business Development Vice President

    Jim Batina has been appointed by the Chemring Group as business development vice president for its Chemring Ordnance subsidiary and will handle the business development efforts of that unit and Chemring Military Products. Batina started at COR in 2012 under its business development group and has since worked in the areas of defense business capture, manufacturing and research and development, COR […] More

  • Research and Markets: Small Arms Market Set for 2% CAGR - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Research and Markets: Small Arms Market Set for 2% CAGR

    The global small arms market is set for a 2.21 percent year-over-year growth from 2014 to 2018, new analysis from Research and Markets revealed. The report, entitled “Global Small Arms Market 2014-2018,” highlighted efforts to innovate in light weapons technology, such as the U.S. government's LSAT program, as a chief influencer in product development, the […] More

  • Roxanne Decyk Joins DigitalGlobe Board of Directors; Jeffrey Tarr Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Roxanne Decyk Joins DigitalGlobe Board of Directors; Jeffrey Tarr Comments

    Roxanne Decyk, member of Alliant Techsystems' board of directors, has joined the DigitalGlobe board. Decyk currently serves as board member of offshore driller ENSCO PLC and oil and gas management services provider Petrofac Ltd, DigitalGlobe said Tuesday. “Roxanne’s deep experience in corporate strategy, human resources, government relations, and the oil and gas sector on a global […] More

  • ATK Opens Utah "ACCE" Facility for Commercial Aircraft Orders - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ATK Opens Utah “ACCE” Facility for Commercial Aircraft Orders

    Alliant Techsystems celebrated the grand opening of its new Aircraft Commercial Center of Excellence facility in Clearfield, Utah, yesterday, less than one year after the expansion was announced. The facility serves as the headquarters for ATK’s commercial aircraft programs and supports the manufacturing of composite airframe and engine components for the Airbus A350 XWB, and […] More

  • ATK Wins $54 Million Army Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ATK Wins $54 Million Army Contract

    The U.S. Army has awarded Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) a $54 million order for 120mm training tank ammunition, which is used by the M1A1/A2 Abrams main battle tank. High-quality training ammunition is vital to the warfighter “who must be prepared to react decisively on today’s battlefield,” said Bruce DeWitt, ATK advanced weapons vice president and […] More

  • ATK's Mark DeYoung to Speak at Morgan Stanley Global Industrials Unplugged Conference - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ATK’s Mark DeYoung to Speak at Morgan Stanley Global Industrials Unplugged Conference

    Aerospace and defense contractor Alliant Techsystems will webcast the remarks of President and Chief Executive Officer Mark DeYoung when he appears at the Morgan Stanley Global Industrials Unplugged Conference in New York on Sept. 1, 2010. DeYoung is scheduled to provide formal comments to the conference attendees beginning at 1 p.m. EDT. The audio-only webcast […] More

  • Mike Kahn to Lead ATK's Missile Products Group - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mike Kahn to Lead ATK’s Missile Products Group

    Alliant Techsystems’ board of directors has elected Mike Kahn to serve as senior vice president and president of ATK Missile Products group, located in Baltimore, Md. “Mike is an exceptionally talented leader with the strategic vision and focus on execution excellence to drive results,” said Mark DeYoung, president and CEO. “His extensive technical background in […] More

  • ATK Elects Roxanne J. Decyk, April H. Foley to Board of Directors - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ATK Elects Roxanne J. Decyk, April H. Foley to Board of Directors

    Alliant Techsystems earlier this week elected Roxanne J. Decyk and April H. Foley as independent directors to the company’s board of directors. “Roxanne Decyk and Ambassador Foley are enormously talented individuals who will provide unique perspectives to ATK’s management team as the company expands its international footprint,” said Chairman of the Board Ron Fogleman. “We’re […] More

  • Executive Profile: Kevin L. Jackson of Alliant Techsystems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: Kevin L. Jackson of Alliant Techsystems

    Kevin L. Jackson serves as director of Air Force business development, Washington operations for Alliant Techsystems, Inc. Jackson’s portfolio includes tactical programs from the active duty, reserve and National Guard components of the Air Force. He serves as ATK's primary interface with these customers as well as the company’s customers in the Office of the […] More

  • Executive Profile: Mark DeYoung of ATK - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: Mark DeYoung of ATK

    Mark DeYoung was appointed as Alliant Techsystems’s president and CEO in February, 2010. He was also elected to serve on the company’s board of directors. Before his recent appointment, DeYoung led ATK’s Armament Systems group as president. Under his management, the group expanded from approximately $600 million of revenue in 2003, to a projected $2.1 […] More

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