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USMC Lays Down the LAW on Anti-Armor Weapons

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LAW M72: A4, A5, A6/7(click to view full) The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command in Quantico is ordering up to $136.5 million worth of M72A7 Light Weight Anti-Armor Weapon (LAW) systems and trainers from Nammo Talley Defense in Mesa, AZ to replenish stockpiles. The M72A7 LAW is a man-portable, shoulder-launched rocket designed to destroy armored vehicles and covered enemy fighting positions. The M72A7 LAW meets the needs identified by the Marine Corps in 2004 for a shoulder-launched rocket. The Marine Corps required a weapon system with the capability to defeat targets such as covered enemy fighting positions (bunkers, urban structures) or light armored vehicles that are impervious to small arms fire or out of the range of fragmentation hand grenades and other close-in weapon systems. DID has more on the Nammo Talley contract and the tactical advantages of the M72A7… Nammo Talley’s indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract has CLINs (contract line item numbers) for the purchase of M72AS LAW trainer rockets, M72AS LAW inert training rocket, M72AS trainer launchers, M72AS trainer launcher boxes, M72AS trainer launcher cleaning kits, and a CLIN to convert M72A7 LAW launchers to M72AS trainer launchers. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value […]

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