Nammo’s presence in the space segment was initiated with development and production of the Booster Separation Motor (FE) for Ariane 5 in the early 1990s.

Nammo was also awarded the contract for development of a new Acceleration Booster (FA) for Ariane 5 in the late 1990s, and both Boosters are in full rate production and is onboard every launch of Ariane 5. Nammo also produces the Ignition Safety & Arming Devices (BSA) for several Pyrotechnic Events onboard Ariane 5.

The space activity is currently under expansion with development of a new generation hybrid rocket motors for ESA and the Norwegian Space Agency, as well as development of green propulsion systems with small thrusters utilizing H2O2.

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