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Nammo takes “ownership position” in MAC LLC

26 January 2018

Nordic ammunition group Nammo announced on 26 January that it had taken an “ownership position” in MAC LLC, a manufacturer of lightweight polymer cartridge cases for small- and medium-calibre ammunition.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

MAC LLC – which is based in Mississippi in the United States – will trade under the Nammo Small and Medium Caliber Ammunition division.

“Managing the weight of weapons and ammunition continues to be a major challenge for today’s armed forces, causing fatigue for individual soldiers while reducing range and endurance for vehicles and aircraft,” Nammo said in a statement.

“MAC LLC has spent several years developing and commercialising lightweight, polymer-based solutions for military and aerospace markets, significantly reducing the weight of military ammunition products.”

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