Today is Thursday, August 21, 2014rss RSS feed

ATK Acquires Blackhawk – Diversifying Further into the Growing Security Market
Blackhawk Adds a Premier Brand to ATK’s Security and Sporting Business.

ATK

ATK

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – -(AmmoLand.com)- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) has acquired Blackhawk Industries Products Group Unlimited, LLC, one of the most recognizable brands in the rapidly expanding security market.

The acquisition of Blackhawk, combined with the recent acquisition of Eagle Industries, strengthens ATK’s position in tactical accessories and equipment for domestic and international military, law enforcement, security, and sport enthusiast markets. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

“The acquisition of Blackhawk supports our strategy of expanding into adjacent lanes while leveraging ATK’s existing core competencies to deliver efficient growth and EPS,” said Mark DeYoung, President and CEO.

“Blackhawk provides ATK with a leading tactical systems brand, an expanded portfolio of quality products, and additional design and development expertise for innovative tactical accessories. This acquisition significantly increases our presence and our potential in the growing domestic and international security markets.”

BLACKHAWK! TACTICAL

BLACKHAWK! TACTICAL

Blackhawk is headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, and provides a comprehensive portfolio of industry-leading, high quality, tactical gear. The company operates manufacturing facilities in North Carolina, Montana, and Idaho.

Since its inception in 1993, it has become one of the most widely recognized brands for tactical, military, and law enforcement equipment. Blackhawk and ATK’s existing tactical accessories business will become a division of ATK’s recently formed Security and Sporting group.

“Blackhawk is proud to join forces with ATK,” said President and founder Mike Noell. “From the very beginning we have prospered by delivering on our promise to provide law enforcement, military, and security professionals with the highest quality products to help them effectively do their jobs in service to the nation. ATK shares our vision and we look forward to what our two great companies can do together.”

ATK is a global aerospace and defense company with more than 18,000 employees in 22 states, Puerto Rico and internationally, and revenues in excess of $4.8 billion. News and information can be found on the Internet at www.atk.com.

  • Leave a Comment

    • Sign up Ammoland for your Inbox

      Daily Digest

      Monthly Newsletter

    • Recent Comments

      • Charlie: Always have at least 1000 rounds of ammo on hand. Fast and furious didn’t work so the border is wide...
      • Janek: @CrustyOldGeezer – To answer your question, these ‘Progressives’ rule against the majority...
      • Chuck: Same question as the previous poster. I have the C9 9mm and would love to put a laser on it.
      • ray hampton: who will fight for me ?
      • ray hampton: the last sentence reveal this light voltage which I expect to be the first sentence
    • Social Activity

    • Most Popular Posts

    • AmmoLand Poll

    Copyright 2014 AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News | Sitemap | Μολὼν λαβέ
    13620416
    14181744