ATK Acquires Blackhawk

Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) has purchased Blackhawk Industries Products Group Unlimited, LLC, a security firm.  The acquisition, along with the recent acquisition of Eagle Industries, improves ATK’s position in a variety of 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.”

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