EXPAL Systems awarded by the NATO Support & Procurement Agency for the provision of the 25x137 mm cannon ammunition

    • Under a 3-year Outline Agreement, EXPAL will provide the medium caliber ammunition to the NATO Ammunition support partnership members.

    • The delivery will include high-explosive models (HE-T and HEI-T) to be used in the most widely used 25mm cannons: Bushmaster M242 and Oerlikon KBA.

EXPAL Systems, has been awarded a 3-year outline agreement by the NATO Procurement and Support Agency (NSPA) for the provision of 25x137mm cannon ammunition to its Partnership members .

Under the new agreement the company is set to deliver 25 x 137 mm ammunition in its high-explosive models (HE-T and HEI-T), to be used in the most widely used 25mm cannons: Bushmaster M242 and Oerlikon KBA. Both rounds provide excellent performances always complying with STANAG 4173.

EXPAL Systems is one of the main suppliers of ammunition to NSPA, supplying to more than 20 nations from the NATO Ammunition Support Partnership.

"EXPAL delivers medium caliber ammunition taking constantly special care of the customer satisfaction, assuring the highest quality together with compatibility with the different guns and platforms which chamber this ammunition” explains Mar Gonzalez, EXPAL Medium Caliber Munitions Product Manager.

Wide portfolio of high-performance munitions

EXPAL is a fully-vertical integrated Systems, Services & Ammunition designer and manufacturer. EXPAL offers a wide portfolio of high-performance munitions based on NATO quality standards for Land, Naval and Air applications covering the whole Ammunition Life Cycle. Its solutions are in service in more than 60 countries around the globe.

EXPAL’s medium caliber cannon ammunition cover a wide range of combat and training ammunition (TP, TP-T, HEI, HEI.TM AP, MP…).

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EXPAL Systems is a global defense and security company. We offer high-end technology products, services and solutions to meet the current and future needs of Air, Land and Sea Armed Forces. We are a trusted ally in over 60 countries adding safety, precision and advanced systems to any mission. EXPAL manages the entire life-cycle of ammunition, from R&D and manufacturing to maintenance and integration services, up to our leading demilitarization solutions.


The NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) brings together, in a single organization, acquisition, logistic, medical and infrastructural capabilities. As NATO’s primary enabler, the Agency’s mission is to provide effective and cost efficient multinational solutions to the Alliance, its thirty Nations and Partners. Headquartered in Luxembourg, NSPA is a customer-funded agency, operating on a "no profit - no loss" basis. The business activity has grown nearly fourfold in the last decade, reaching an annual business volume of €4 billion.

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