ATK Armament Systems Finds Affordable, Innovative Solutions

Roosevelt, Ann
October 2011
Defense Daily;10/10/2011, Vol. 252 Issue 7, p3
Market Research Report
The article informs that core competencies of ATK in munitions, gun systems and precision technologies are being used into products fielded to help soldiers. According to Karen Davies, senior vice president of ATK Armament Systems, the firm has a unique capability to take the munitions piece and the gun systems and then put them together with a precision technology that run through all products of the firm.


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