Sometimes it is the potential energy, not kinetic, that makes the difference. In the end, the gun sport and outdoor division within Alliant Techsystems (ATK) was seen as having too much growth potential not to stand alone, so a corporate split-off was necessary. ATK’s aerospace and defense (A&D) businesses, meanwhile, had far more to gain when combined with Orbital Sciences.  The result, which likely will be approved by ATK and Orbital shareholders by autumn, could be a ...


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