The Bullet That Swims Through Water

News   •   Oct 11, 2018 20:18 CEST

At the AUSA exhibit this week, Nammo released the first ever video images showing live-fire testing of the Swimmer, a 30 mm armor piercing ammunition that isn't stopped or deflected by water. In this article, first published in the 2018 BulletIN, design engineer Jan Hasslid discusses the implications of this new technology.

​Nucleus completes successful first launch

Press Releases   •   Sep 27, 2018 16:10 CEST

On Thursday 27 September Nammo successfully completed the first launch of Nucleus, a sounding rocket powered by its new hybrid rocket motor. Nucleus launched at 14:16: local time from Andøya Space Center in Northern Norway, and reached an altitude of 107.4 km.

How to watch the launch of Nucleus

Press Releases   •   Sep 27, 2018 11:30 CEST

The launch of Nucleus is the first Norwegian space launch that is broadcast live. Learn more about how to watch.

Nucleus Ready for Launch, Concluding More than 10 Years of Development

News   •   Sep 25, 2018 09:49 CEST

After more than 10 years of research, development and testing, Nammo is finally ready to launch its first space rocket. And for the first time, a Norwegian rocket launch will be broadcast live, online.

Loose Rounds Episode 8 - Wheels

News   •   Sep 17, 2018 16:28 CEST

The wheel - undoubtedly one of the world's most significant inventions, but also one where various military applications have helped drive its use and development. From the heavy war chariots of antiquity to artillery wheels of the 19th century, mechanics and engineers have found new improvements and applications, some of which are described in this episode of the podcast series Loose Rounds.

Nammo completes first live fire trials of only European F-35 test gun

News   •   Sep 10, 2018 16:14 CEST

See video from the first live fire trials of the F-35-gun, the GAU-22, outside the United States.

​How Multipurpose Saved the .50 Cal

News   •   Sep 05, 2018 12:34 CEST

It’s not very often that you encounter something that works extremely well, but at the same time even its developers can’t tell you exactly why. But that is the case with multipurpose ammunition. For the first 25 years of its existence, its developers did not fully understand every aspect of the physics behind it. Read the full story at

Loose Rounds Episode 7 - Ship Design

News   •   Aug 22, 2018 12:52 CEST

Did you know Greek Trireme designs was one of the first examples of secret military technology, with harsh punishments for anyone sharing plans with foreigners? This, and much more in the latest episode of the podcast series Loose Rounds, where Adin Dobkin and Angry Staff Officer walk us through more than 2000 years of naval history.

Loose Rounds Episode 6 - Cartography

News   •   Jul 18, 2018 19:38 CEST

New episode available of the podcast series Loose Rounds - this time focussed on something we today have come to take for granted - maps, or more precisely, cartography. Join Adin Dobkin and Angry Staff Officer as they take us through its development from ancient times until today.

Nammo Ready to Launch Norway's First Space Rocket

Press Releases   •   Jul 06, 2018 13:40 CEST

Nammo yesterday conducted a final, successful ground test of the Nucleus rocket flight propulsion system, at the Nammo Raufoss Test Center. The groundbreaking hybrid rocket technology is now ready to power the first launch of a Norwegian-built space rocket in September 2018.

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