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Alliant Techsystems wins $178M order from Boeing-Lockheed JV

  • Alliant Techsystems (ATK) has won a $178M booking from spacecraft services company United Launch Alliance (ULA) as part of the latter's contract from the Air Force for Phase 1 Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicles (EELV).
  • Alliant's order comprises a variety of composite structures, "including fairings, payload adapters and diaphragms, interstages, nose cones and structures providing main engine thermal/aerodynamic protection."
  • Deliveries are due to start in FY 2014.
  • The deal adds to $186M in ammunition orders that ATK recently won from U.S. allies.
  • ULA is a joint venture of Boeing and Lockheed Martin. (PR)
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