US Navy Awards Orbital ATK $426 Million Fuze and Fuze Accesories Contract

Orbital-ATKTYSONS CORNER, VA, October 29, 2015  Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) received a $426 million contract for testing and qualification and production of FMU-139D/B fuzes and fuze accessories.

Orbital ATK will look to build on the success of its all-electronic FMU-167/B Hard Target Void Sensing Fuze (HTVSF), and enhance the FMU-139 bomb fuze with it’s FMU-139D/B.

“FMU-139 D/B is a prime example of Orbital ATK’s leadership in precision-guided munitions, ” said Mike Kahn, President of Orbital ATK’s Defense Systems Group.

Production at Orbital ATK’s Allegany Ballistics Laboratory (ABL) facility in Rocket Center, West Virginia is expected to run through May 2024.

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