Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Alliant Techsystems Inc.

5 instances of misconduct since 1995 | $46.5M in penalties

Alliant Techsystems, Inc. (ATK) was an aerospace, defense, and sporting goods company. In 2015, ATK spun off its Sporting Group, which became Vista Outdoor Inc., and merged its Aerospace and Defense Groups with Orbital Sciences Corporation to create Orbital ATK Inc.

Correspondence Date
Letter to Alliant Techsystems 10/19/2006
Second Letter to ATK 11/17/2006
Third Letter to ATK 6/4/2008
FY Rank Contract Awards
2018 #30 $2,348.3M
2017 #21 $2,549.4M
2016 #22 $2,356.4M
2015 #34 $1,639.7M
2014 #37 $1,383.3M
2013 #38 $1,519.1M
2012 #40 $1,781.2M
2011 #33 $2,122.0M

5 Instances of Misconduct since 1995

1 additional instance of misconduct pending resolution.

Date Instance Penalty
12/16/2013 Donnelly et al. v. Alliant Techsystems (Retaliation, Age Discrimination)
Alliant Techsystems Inc.
4/23/2012 U.S. ex rel. Dye v. ATK Launch Systems (Defective Battlefield Flares)
Alliant Techsystems Inc.
4/22/2010 U.S. ex rel. Campbell v. Alliant Techsystems (Defective Ammunition)
Alliant Techsystems Inc.
3/24/2005 National Metal Technologies, Inc. v. Alliant Techsystems Inc. (Antitrust and Breach of Contract)
Alliant Techsystems Inc.
1/3/2000 Failure to Provide Accurate Cost and Pricing Data to Army
Alliant Techsystems Inc.
3/30/1998 Pratt v. Alliant Techsystems, Inc. and Hercules, Inc. (Overcharging the Government)
Alliant Techsystems Inc.

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