WASHINGTON Oct 4 Alliant Techsystems Inc
has won a contract valued at up to $8.4 billion to
supply small-caliber ammunition to the U.S. Army and continue
operating the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Independence,
Missouri, the Pentagon announced on Thursday.
The fixed-price contract runs through Sept. 30, 2022, the
Pentagon said in its daily digest of major contracts.
On Monday, ATK announced it had been selected to provide the
ammunition and manage the Lake City plant, but did not provide
the value of the contract.
It said the deal included an initial seven-year contract and
options for three additional years.