Chemring Ordnance Appoints Jim Batina Vice President of Business Development

June 13, 2016

Perry, FL – Chemring Ordnance (“COR”), part of the Chemring Group PLC (“Chemring”), announced the appointment of Jim Batina as Vice President, Business Development. In this role, Mr. Batina will lead the worldwide business development efforts for COR and its subsidiary, Chemring Military Products.


Mr. Batina joined COR’s business development group in 2012, with a focus on new business proposals. He brought 20 years of experience to that job in the areas of defense business capture, manufacturing and research and development. Prior to joining Chemring, Mr. Batina held positons at Alliant Techsystems and Orbital Sciences Corporation, where he worked on missile and space programs that included Patriot, THAAD, Minotaur, Pegasus, and Taurus. 


Mr. Batina holds a BS in Aeronautical Engineering Technology from Arizona State University. During his career, he has developed technical expertise in the areas of ammunition, fuzing, solid rocket motors, warheads, ordnance devices, missile systems and space launch vehicles.  This has been supplemented by business experience in contracting, project planning, market and business case analysis, and risk and cost analysis.

About Chemring Ordnance
Chemring Ordnance, Inc. (COR), part of the Chemring Group Plc., is a center of excellence for the design, development and production of ordnance, pyrotechnic, and counter-IED products for military, homeland security, and first responders. COR manufactures all types of 40mm low and high velocity ammunition, pyrotechnic marking, signaling, tactical illumination devices, battlefield effects simulators, hand grenade fuses, and the Anti-Personnel Obstacle Breaching System (APOBS). COR also provides load, assemble, and pack (LAP) services.

About Chemring
Chemring is a market leading manufacturing business supplying high technology electronics and energetic products to over sixty countries around the world. Chemring has a diverse portfolio of products that predominantly protect military people and platforms, providing insurance against a constantly changing threat. These range from countermeasures to protect aircraft, to ground penetrating radar to protect troops and vehicles from improvised explosive devices. Chemring Ordnance, Inc. is an industry leader in the design, development, and production of military munitions components and demolition products. For more information about Chemring, please go to

For more information, please contact:

Bobby Boatwright, Business Development Manager
(850) 584-2634