ATK's Sporting Group Becomes Vista Outdoor Inc.

by
posted on February 10, 2015
vista.jpg

The Sporting Group of Alliant Techsystems Inc. has officially spun off from ATK to become Vista Outdoor Inc. The company, which is parent to many well-known outdoor brands such as Bushnell, Savage Arms and Federal Premium Ammunition and dozens of others becomes a stand-alone, publicly traded outdoor sports and recreation company. 

“Today marks the creation of a new leading commercial and consumer-products company focused on innovative solutions, strategic customer partnerships, execution excellence and creating long-term shareholder value,” said Mark DeYoung, Vista Outdoor Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Our consumers depend on our products to deliver quality and performance in a variety of outdoor environments and activities."

DeYoung went on to say that the company’s mission is to bring the world outside and to support and facilitate the success of outdoor enthusiasts as they strive to achieve their own rugged independence. “We are focused on delivering value to our customers, maintaining and increasing our market share, supporting communities where we do business and growing into adjacent markets through capturing both organic and external growth opportunities,” he said. “I am proud of the skilled and highly qualified executive leadership team we have assembled to lead Vista Outdoor and of our 5,800 passionate employees around the globe who are working to deliver quality products and services that support Vista Outdoor's business strategies.”

For more, visit vistaoutdoor.com.

 

Latest

Fn America Fn 502 Tactical 22 Lr Pistol F
Fn America Fn 502 Tactical 22 Lr Pistol F

New for 2021: FN 502 .22 LR Pistol

FN America offers the industry's first slide-mounted optics-ready .22 LR pistol in the form of its FN 502.

The MSR-15 Valkyrie: Savage's .224 Valkyrie Powerhouse

Not many modern sporting rifles were chambered for the .224 Valkyrie cartridge when it was officially unveiled at the 2018 SHOT Show, except for the Savage MSR 15 Valkyrie.

NRA Gun of the Week: Rock Island Armory STK100

On this week's "Gun of the Week" video preview, watch as American Rifleman staff examine and range test a Rock Island Armory striker-fired handgun in 9 mm Luger that features an aluminum frame with an internal steel chassis.

Smith & Wesson's Triple Lock: A Look Back

The Triple Lock was the first Smith & Wesson revolver built on what is now called the N-frame—S&W’s N-frames have defined the modern wheelgun.

The Armed Citizen® Oct. 22, 2021

Read today's "The Armed Citizen" entry for real stories of law-abiding citizens, past and present, who used their firearms to save lives.

Champion Continues Support For Kids & Clays Foundation

Champion Traps & Targets is continuing support for the Kids & Clays Foundation, and helping raise funds for Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Interests



Get the best of American Rifleman delivered to your inbox.