Locations
Contacts

Thorstein Korsvold

Web & Content Manager (Corporate Press Contact)

MAIL P.O. Box 142, NO-2831 Raufoss, Norway
VISIT Enggata 37, 2830 Raufoss, Norway
EMAIL thorstein.korsvold@nammo.com
TEL +4741100055

Norway

Nammo AS

MAIL P.O. Box 142, NO-2831 Raufoss, Norway
VISIT Enggata 37, NO-2830 Raufoss, Norway
EMAIL info@nammo.com
TEL +47 61 15 36 00

The M72 series

The M72 is a lightweight, easy to use, single-use rocket launcher available in several different variants, tailored to meet specific mission requirements. First introduced in the late 1960s, and manufactured in the United States and under license in Norway since 1966, the current versions of the M72 lightweight assault weapon (LAW) build on decades of operational and combat experience.

Marines fire at a target with an M72 lightweight antitank weapon (LAW). (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andy J. Orozco/Released)

Contacts

Norway

International Sales and Marketing

MAIL P.O. Box 142, NO-2831 Raufoss, Norway
VISIT Enggata 37, NO-2830 Raufoss, Norway
EMAIL globalsales@nammo.com
TEL +47 61 15 36 00

USA

US Sales & Marketing

MAIL Nammo Defense Systems Inc., P.O. Box 34299, Mesa, AZ 85277-4299, USA
EMAIL info@nammo.us
TEL +1 480 898 2200

M72 ASM RC

The Nammo M72 ASM RC combines decades of innovation and Nammo expertise to deliver a world-leading close combat weapon. The system is disposable, easy to operate, extremely lightweight and powerful. The M72 ASM RC variant is an Anti-Structure Munition Reduced Caliber (ASM RC) suitable for defeating brick, adobe, earthen fortifications and technical vehicles. The carbon fiber warhead gives low collateral damage. The dual safe fuze and on-axis trigger equip the warfighter with an improved weapon system that is both safe and effective.

The M72 series

The M72 is a lightweight, easy to use, single-use rocket launcher available in several different variants, tailored to meet specific mission requirements. First introduced in the late 1960s, and manufactured in the United States and under license in Norway since 1966, the current versions of the M72 lightweight assault weapon (LAW) build on decades of operational and combat experience.

Marines fire at a target with an M72 lightweight antitank weapon (LAW). (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andy J. Orozco/Released)

Contacts

Norway

International Sales and Marketing

MAIL P.O. Box 142, NO-2831 Raufoss, Norway
VISIT Enggata 37, NO-2830 Raufoss, Norway
EMAIL globalsales@nammo.com
TEL +47 61 15 36 00

USA

US Sales & Marketing

MAIL Nammo Defense Systems Inc., P.O. Box 34299, Mesa, AZ 85277-4299, USA
EMAIL info@nammo.us
TEL +1 480 898 2200
  • System weight and caliber 3.7kg, 42mm
  • Carry/extended length 780mm/980mm
  • Warhead type/explosive Anti-structure
    415g DPX-6, aluminized HE
  • Fuze Electronic piezo fuze, dual mode (short and long delay), dual safe with graze function
  • Muzzle velocity 170m/s (at 21°)
  • Dispersion < 1.5 mils at 150m
  • Minimum, effective and maximum range 14, 350 and 1000m
  • Service temperature -40°C to +60°C

 

Status

NATO qualified:
NSN 1340-25-152-8309.
Combat proven and in production.

Testing the M72: The videos below show how the M72 ASM RC performs against a building (blocks and sandbags), and an armoured car.

 

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