RAUFOSS, Norway, Oct. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The US Army Single Manager for Conventional Ammunition (SMCA) based at Picatinny Arsenal New Jersey, announced the first award on the USMC Shoulder launched Multi-purpose Assault Weapon (SMAW) Ammunition Contract worth over MUSD 42.7.
Nammo was awarded Delivery Order 1 by the SMCA to provide SMAW Common Practice Rocket (CPR) ammunition to the US Marine Corps. This is the first delivery order against the 5 year contract which has potential for deliveries of three types of 83mm SMAW Ammunition.
This 5 year ID/IQ contract was previously awarded to Nammo on September 12, 2015 and will be managed for the USMC by the US Army SMCA.
The Nammo Group is a high-technology supplier to the aerospace & defense industry. Its core businesses are military and sporting ammunition; shoulder launched munitions; rocket motors and actuators for aerospace applications; and environmentally friendly demilitarization. Nammo has 2200 employees located in 10 countries.
Source: Nammo AS