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
Photo: Nammo

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. (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 FFE

Shoulder fired weapons have been seen on the battlefield for more than a hundred years. The German WW2 "Panzerfaust" can be seen as the earliest precursor of today's M72 line - along with the American Bazooka design. But they - and other similar weapons - share one distinct disadvantage - the back blast. Powerful enough to seriously harm or at the very least incapacitate soldiers getting too close to it - just by being in the same room - the backblast effect has been an obstacle to firing from protected or hidden enclosures. As the first such weapon in its class, the M72 removes the backblast effect - allowing its users much more freedom, protection and ultimately improving troop survival.

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. (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 5.8 kg, 66 mm
  • Carry/extended length 785 mm/1 040 mm
  • A8 Warhead type/explosive anti-armor (HE shape charge)
    (HE thermobaric)
  • A 10 Warhead type (explosive) anti-structure/fragmenting
    (HE thermobaric)
  • A8 Fuze dual safe (PD)
  • A10 Fuze dual safe, autonomous dual mode (fast/delay) for multi-target capability
  • Muzzle velocity 166 m/s (21°C)
  • Dispersion < 1.5 mils at 200 m
  • Minimum, effective and maximum range 25 m, 350 m and 1 200 m
  • Service temperature -32°C to +63°C

 

Status

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

M72 warhead detonates as it hits a training target. Photo: Nammo

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