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Eurosatory 2018: Nammo goes to extreme lengths with new ammo

13th June 2018 - 09:00 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in Paris

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Nammo could deliver its 155mm extreme range ramjet-powered artillery round as soon as 2023, according to the company.

Testing is currently ongoing for the round, which has a range of up to 100km, and the company is expecting to carry out a live firing of the projectile in 2019/2020.

For the live demonstration, the round will be fired from a standard L52 or L55 gun, according to Erland Orbekk, VP technology at Nammo.

The ramjet propulsion system uses an air breathing engine which means the air intake is utilised as a compressor, there are no moving parts and it ...

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