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16 September 2015

DSEI 2015: Nammo Awarded Shoulder Launched Munitions Contract

Nammo Talley, Inc. was awarded an important contract for production and delivery of ammunition for the Shoulder-Launched Multipurpose Assault Weapon system.


On September 10, Nammo was awarded an indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract to produce ammunition for the Shoulder-launched Multipurpose Assault Weapon (SMAW) system. Maximum value of the five-year contract is $97,2 million USD. Funding and work location will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 10, 2020.

SMAW is a direct fire, man-portable infantry assault system comprised of a crew served Mk 153 reusable launcher and a family of 83mm rounds. This award specifies production of the high-explosive dual-purpose round, the novel explosive round, and the common practice round.
“Our team is proud to have been selected by the Army and Marine Corps as the exclusive producer of SMAW ammunition. We’ll work relentlessly to exceed their 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.