48 : Alliant Techsystems Inc.
|Top 100 Revenue:
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|Number of employees:
||Mark W. DeYoung, president and CEO
|Lines of business:
||Aerospace systems, armament systems, missile products and security and sporting
||Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and NASA
||Since 1988, Alliant Techsystems has conducted 34 ground tests for NASA’s reusable solid rocket motor for the Space Shuttle program. These ground tests have enabled new materials, enhanced performance, and human rated safety margins to be adequately tested and verified before incorporating them into flight hardware.