Alliant Techsystems Inc., most commonly known by its ticker symbol, NYSE: ATK, is one of the largest aerospace and defense companies in the United States with more than 18,000 employees in 22 states, Puerto Rico and internationally, and 2010 revenues in excess of an estimated US$4.8 billion. The company headquarters is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Campaign Finance$2,710,827 Given
Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:
- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
- contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
State vs. Federalin dollars
Top PAC Recipients
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Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.
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Lobbying on Behalf of Alliant Techsystems
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Alliant Techsystems $19,020,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Environment & Superfund,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Homeland Security,
- Firearms, Guns & Ammunition,
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Labor, Antitrust & Workplace,
- Chemical Industry
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.1747 Safe Drinking Water for Healthy Communities Act of 2007 S.150 Protecting Pregnant Women and Children From Perchlorate Act of 2007 H.R.1585 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 H.R.5136 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011 S.3454 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011 S.24 Perchlorate Monitoring and Right-to-Know Act of 2007 S.3800 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2011 H.R.3222 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2008 S.3001 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009 S.3636 Science Appropriations Act, 2011
RegulationsMentioned in 320 dockets; Submitted to 14 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "Alliant Techsystems" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 1 DOS Department of State - Export Control Reform Transition Plan - Policy Statement 2012
- Toggle 1 OSHA RECORDING AND REPORTING OCCUPATIONAL ILLNESSES AND INJURIES 2006
- Toggle 1 BIS Proposed Revisions to the Export Administration Regulations: Implementation of Export Control Reform; Revisions to License Exceptions after Retrospective Regulatory Review 2012
- Toggle 1 DOS Amendment to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations: Registration and Licensing of Brokers, Brokering Activities, and Related Provisions 2011
- Toggle 1 OSHA ERGONOMICS PROGRAM 2006
- Toggle 1 PHMSA American Pacific Corporation - Emergency Exemption - Hazardous Materials - Transportation of Ammonium Perchlorate and Sodium Perchlorate in UN Specification Intermediate Bulk Containers 2002
- Toggle 1 Amendment to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations: Revision of U.S. Munitions List Category XV and Definition of “Defense Service.” 2013
- Toggle 1 OSHA EXPLOSIVES 2007
- Toggle 1 PHMSA Alliant Techsystems Operations LLC - Permit to Transport Hazardous Materials 2011
- Toggle 1 BIS "Specially Designed" Definition: Proposed Rule 2012
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 23 EPA Rule to Reduce Interstate Transport of Fine Particulate Matter and Ozone ;Clean Air Interstate Rule, (CAIR) 2003
- Toggle 22 EPA National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Utility Air Toxics; Clean Air Mercury Rule (CAMR) 2002
- Toggle 15 PHMSA Day & Zimmermann, Inc. - Hazardous Materials - Exemption - KDNBF in an Ethanol/Water 1997
- Toggle 15 EPA Criteria and Standards for Cooling Water Intake Structures 2008
- Toggle 14 PHMSA Pacific Bio-Materials Management, Inc. - Exemption - Hazardous Materials - Authorize the Transportation in Commerce of Infectious Substances in a Large Capacity Liquid Nitrogen Freezer 2005
- Toggle 12 PHMSA American Promotional Events, Inc. - Exemption - Hazardous Materials - Transportation in Commerce of Certain Fireworks in Non-DOT Specification Packagings 2005
- Toggle 10 PHMSA Louisiana State Hurricane Katrina - Permit to Transport Hazardous Materials 2006
- Toggle 10 EPA Rulemaking for the Steam Electric Power Generating Effluent Limitations Guidelines 2009
- Toggle 9 PHMSA Sexton Can Company, Inc. - Hazardous Materials - Exemptions - Non-DOT Specification Cylinder - Certain Division 2.2 Materials 1997
- Toggle 9 EPA Clean Air Transport Rule 2009
|2010||$9,600,000||Alliant Techsystems: Automated Composite Technologies and Manufacturing Center|
AN/AARJ)7B(V)X Missile Warning System
|2008||$3,500,000||Alliant Techsystems: Harm Improvement -- Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM)|
|2010||$3,200,000||Alliant Techsystems: Mortar Anti-Personnel / Anti-MaterielTechnology|
Other Aircraft -- RC-26B Modernization Program
|2010||$1,600,000||ATK CCI Speer (Risch) Alliant Techsystems: 5.56mm Aluminum Cartridge Case|
Multi-Mode Propulsion Phase HA: High Performance Green Propellant
Automated Processing of Advanced Low Observabies (RAPALO)
|2008||$1,000,000||Alliant Techsystems: Special Operations Technology Development -- Pulsed Energy Projectile (PEP)|
Federal Spending898 contracts
Federal grants, contracts and loans are reported by federal agencies using the FPDS and FAADS systems. The data is made available to the public at USASpending.gov. Please note that the completeness and quality of the data varies greatly by agency.
Only grants, contracts and loans with amounts over $1 million are shown.
Because company names are not reported in a standardized manner, we cannot reliably determine the company receiving the contract or award. The results shown here are based on a search for the company name. Individual records may be missed or erroneously included because of name variations. For more information, please see our federal spending methodology page.
Note: Company names in federal spending data are not standardized. The table below is included only as a sample of what is available in the data and has not been reviewed for accuracy or completeness. To investigate the data further, use the links at the bottom of the table.
|Alliant Techsystems Inc.||2009||SMALL CALIBER AMMUNITION (5.56MM, 7.62MM, CAL .22, CAL. 30, CAL .45, CAL .50)||$360,427,641|
|Alliant Techsystems Inc||2005||$231,330,520|
|Alliant Techsystems Inc||2007||SMALL CALIBER AMMUNITION||$207,452,342|
|Alliant Techsystems Inc.||2010||5.56 OBLIGATIONS||$183,552,498|
|Alliant Techsystems Inc.||2011||5.56MM ENHANCED PERFORMANCE ROUND FY11 AWARD TO ATK AT LCAAP.||$160,240,850|
|Alliant Techsystems Inc||2006||$155,645,317|
|Alliant Techsystems Inc||2006||$133,652,235|
|Alliant Techsystems Inc.||2011||AWARD OF .50 CAL REQUIREMENTS.||$130,055,572|
|Alliant Techsystems Inc.||2009||AWARD OF VARIOUS TYPES OF NON-STANDARD AMMUNITION FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF AFGHANISTAN UNDER FMS.||$105,820,740|
|Alliant Techsystems Inc||2000||$104,015,953|
Contractor Misconduct4 Instances
This information is collected by the Project On Government Oversight from press releases, court documents, news reports and other public records. It is not meant to be an exhaustive account of all instances of federal contractor misconduct.
More information on each instance, including primary source documents, is available on POGO's site by clicking on the instance description. More information on POGO's methodology is available here.
|Misconduct Type||Hired By||Incident||Year||Disposition||Penalty|
|Government Contract Fraud||Defense - General||U.S. ex rel. Dye v. ATK Launch Systems (Defective Battlefield Flares)||2012||Settlement||$36,967,160|
|Antitrust||Non-Governmental||National Metal Technologies, Inc. v. Alliant Techsystems Inc. (Antitrust and Breach of Contract)||2005||Settlement||$6,000,000|
|Cost/Labor Mischarge||Defense - Navy||Pratt v. Alliant Techsystems, Inc. and Hercules, Inc. (Overcharging the Government)||1998||Settlement||$2,250,000|
|Government Contract Fraud||Defense - Army||Failure to Provide Accurate Cost and Pricing Data to Army||2000||Settlement||$1,316,532|
EPA Violations4 Enforcement Actions
Figures are based on data from the Environmental Protection Agency’s ECHO website. The ECHO database contains federal and state environmental enforcement actions. Data displayed here includes only those actions that began after 2000 and resulted in fines of over $1 million.
Actions where the company was the sole defendant are listed first. Actions where the company is one of multiple defendants are listed subsequently.
For more information see our EPA methodology page.
|Highway 89 Storage Units||ATK Launch Systems||2009||Perry, Ut||$2,496,398|
|Alliant Techsystems Inc.||Alliant Techsystems Inc.||2004||Rockaway, Nj||$2,000,000|
|Chemical Commodities; Ashland||Alliant Techsystems Inc As The Successor To Cordan (+9 others)||2009||Olathe, Ks||$14,377,138|
|Alliant Techsystems Inc.||Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK) (+2 others)||2004||Rockaway Township, Nj||$2,011,866|
Advisory Committees1 person on 1 committee
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "Alliant Techsystems" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Transportation 1 person on 1 committee