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NORFOLK, Va. — Blackhawk Industries Products Group, a manufacturer of military, police and security tactical equipment with a manufacturing facility in Southport, N.C., is being bought by Alliant Techsystems Inc. (NYSE: ATK), the company announced Monday.

Alliant said the Blackhawk purchase, along with its recent acquisition of Eagle Industries, strengthens its position in tactical accessories and equipment for domestic and international military, law enforcement, security, and sport enthusiast markets, the company said.

Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.