RAUFOSS, Norway, Oct. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On September 23, Nammo was awarded Delivery Order 19 to the indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract to produce the M141 Bunker Defeat Munition. Work will be completed in Mesa, Arizona and Salt Lake City, Utah with delivery in December 2016. Maximum value of the multi-year contract is $567 million USD but actual value will depend on the total quantity of rounds supplied.
M141 BDM is a direct fire, man-portable infantry assault weapon comprised of a disposable launcher and an 83mm high explosive dual purpose round.
"Nammo Talley is proud to continue the M141 BDM program with our nineteenth delivery order on this contract. We'll work relentlessly to exceed the Army's expectations for quality, on-time delivery and safe manufacturing processes", says Scott Selle, Executive Vice President of Nammo Talley, a U.S. division of the Nammo Group.
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 2,200 employees located in 10 countries.
Source: Nammo AS