US Army awards ATK contract for XM25 weapon

Aerospace and defence company ATK has received a $65.8m (£41.1m) Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) contract from the US Army’s Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier for its XM25 Individual Semi-Automatic Airburst System.

The 30-month contract calls for the continuing design, integration, production and testing of full-up systems to ensure the weapon’s final design meets performance requirements and is production ready prior to fielding.