ATK to send non-standard ammunition to Afghanistan

Aerospace, defence and security company ATK has received a $30m (£19m) order to supply non-standard (non-NATO) ammunition to the security forces of Afghanistan.

To date, ATK has supplied more than 200 million non-standard ammunition items under an existing multi-year contract; and has consistently performed ahead of delivery schedule.

ATK performs technical oversight, quality assurance and supply-chain management for a variety of non-standard small, medium and large-calibre ammunition, aviation rockets, rocket propelled grenades and mortars.