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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Ross Keith D
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
ALLIANT TECHSYSTEMS INC [ATK]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
Sr VP Gen Counsel & Secy
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
1300 WILSON BOULEVARD
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
03/29/2012
(Street)

ARLINGTON, VA 22209
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Phantom Stock Units(1) (2) 03/29/2012   A   0.2906     (1)   (1) Common Stock 0.2906 $50.34 73 D  
Deferred Stock Units(3) (4) 03/29/2012   A   153.2265     (3)   (3) Common Stock 153.2265 $50.34 38,720 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Ross Keith D
1300 WILSON BOULEVARD
ARLINGTON, VA 22209
      Sr VP Gen Counsel & Secy  

Signatures

 /s/Keith D. Ross   03/29/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) These securities were acquired through the deemed reinvestment of dividend equivalents in the form of additional Phantom Stock Units credited to the reporting person's account under the Issuer's Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plan (NQDCP). The Phantom Stock Units will be settled 100% in cash following the reporting person's termination of employment or such other date specified by the reporting person. NQDCP participants may reallocate amounts between this Phantom Stock Unit investment alternative and other investment accounts during a 10-day window period each quarter.
(2) 1-for-1.
(3) These securities were acquired through the deemed reinvestment of dividend equivalents in the form of additional Deferred Stock Units credited to the reporting person's account under the Issuer's NQDCP. The Deferred Stock Units will be settled 100% in shares of the Issuer's common stock following the reporting person's termination of employment or such other date specified by the reporting person under the terms of the NQDCP.
(4) Converts to common stock 1-for-1.

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