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 (photo).
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”, said Scott Selle, Executive Vice President of Nammo Talley, a U.S. division of the Nammo Group.
Meanwhile, the US Army Single Manager for Conventional Ammunition (SMCA) based at Picatinny Arsenal New Jersey, announced the first award on the USMC Shoulder launched Multipurpose 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.