itan police departments, the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the U.S. Secret Service. Major customers of its sporting business include retailers, such as Walmart, Cabela's, and Gander Mountain, as well as wholesale distributors. Major commercial aerospace customers include Airbus, Boeing, Rolls-Royce Group plc, and General Electric Company. Acquisitions In 2013, the company acquired Caliber Company, parent company of Savage Sports Corporation. Intellectual Property As of March 31, 2014, the company owned 730 U.S. patents and 294 foreign patents. It also had approximately 188 U.S. patent applications and approximately 191 foreign patent applications pending. Regulatory Matters The company is subject to the procurement policies and procedures set forth in the Federal Acquisition Regulation. It also must comply with the U.S. and foreign laws governing the export of munitions and other controlled products and commodities. These include regulations relating to import-export control, exchange controls, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and the anti-boycott provisions of the U.S. Export Administration Act. Competition Aerospace Group: This segment’s major competitors include Aerojet-Rocketdyne Corporation, a subsidiary of GenCorp Inc.; Kilgore Flares Company, LLC, a subsidiary of Chemring North American; General Dynamics-Integrated Space Systems; Sierra Nevada Corporation; AASC; GKN plc; Vought Aircraft Industries, Inc., a division of Triumph Group; Applied Aerospace Structures Corporation; Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation, a subsidiary of Ball Corporation; Keystone & ARDE of United Technologies Corporation; and SpaceX. Defense Group: This segment’s major competitors include GenCorp Inc.; General Dynamics Corporation; Lockheed Martin Corporation; Raytheon Company; Boeing; L-3 Communications Corporation; Northrop Grumman Corporation; BAE Systems; Chemring Group; and Nammo AS. Sporting Group: This segment’s major ammunition competitors include Remington Arms; Winchester Ammunition of Olin Corporation; Black Hills Ammunition; Fiocchi Ammunition; Hornady; PMC; Rio Ammunition; Selliers & Belloitt; and Wolf. Firearms competitors include Mossberg, Marlin, Ruger, Remington Arms, and Winchester Ammunition of Olin Corporation. Accessories competitors include Leupold, Nikon, Vortex Optics, Arnette, Oakley, OTIS, Revo, and Safariland. History Alliant Techsystems Inc. was founded in 1990. The company was incorporated in Delaware in 1990.
alliant techsystems inc (ATK:New York)
1300 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209
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