Ammunition

Ammunition:

Small to Large Caliber
Nato & Non-Nato

Recent Updates:
Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Award

OCR is a privately held company that is successfully solidifying its position in the U.S. defense market. We have delivered proven and advanced solutions like our .50 Cal (12.7mm x 99) Reduced Range (RR) for the U.S. Marines and other customers. By applying innovative approaches with our highly skilled and experienced workforce, we are a valued and trusted partner by the U.S. and its allies.

OCR maintains a high level of technical expertise to design and develop new products and/or improve the specifications of pre-existing ones. We fulfill orders through our wholly owned subsidiaries in the Americas and three ammunition factories across Eastern Europe, manufacturing non-standard and NATO small, medium and large caliber rounds.

We act as a prime contractor in the production and sale of ammunition. This includes procurement of components, sub-assemblies, load-assemble-pack (LAP) and lot acceptance testing (LAT) of the ammunition, weapons and weapon systems, including small arms. OCR partners with other Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to offer standard, non-standard and NATO approved small to large caliber ammunition to the U.S. and its allies.

Our Experience and Clients

OCR is experienced with all types of international trade, including commercial sales, foreign government and military sales. This allows us to provide our clients with standard/non-standard or NATO munitions, weapons, weapon systems and spare parts. Our authority falls under the U.S. Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) in accordance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) for manufacturing (M code) and brokering (K code) to produce and export defense articles listed on the U.S. Munitions List (USML). Our clients include the U.S. Department of Army (Picatinny), Special Operations Command (SOCOM), the U.S. Department of Navy (NAVSEA, NSWC – Crane) and foreign governments (for more click here).

Ammunition testing and Quality assurance

The OCR team of industry veterans and ballisticians have conducted hundreds of ammunition tests for millions of rounds. We have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to conduct all testing requirements for both NATO and non-standard ammunition. Our expertise includes U.S. military standards and various other standards including C.I.P., SAAMI, Mil-Spec/M-SCATP and NATO as required for Lot Acceptance Testing (LAT), Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) and Design Verification Testing (DVT). 

We provide test management and coordination to readily facilitate accurate and timely test results compliant with all testing standards. OCR effectively assesses and identifies any potential or existing product defects. We are ISO 9001:2015 certified and we verify the results of testing through the use of certified test procedures and requirements.

Our testing includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Projectile push and pull
  • Projectile weight and dimensions
  • Propellant charge weight
  • Primer sensitivity/Primer insensitivity
  • Residual stress
  • Waterproof testing
  • Combination electronic pressure, velocity & action time (EPVAT)
  • Surface danger zone analysis
  • Extreme temperature EPVAT
  • Trajectory matching analysis
  • Accuracy and dispersion 
  • Functioning and firing casualty 
  • Bullet integrity 
  • Trace performance
  • Case hardness and wall thickness 
  • Ricochet and skip testing

Recent Updates:
Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Award

OCR is a privately held company that is successfully solidifying its position in the U.S. defense market. We have delivered proven and advanced solutions like our .50 Cal (12.7mm x 99) Reduced Range (RR) for the U.S. Marines and other customers. By applying innovative approaches with our highly skilled and experienced workforce, we are a valued and trusted partner by the U.S. and its allies.

Ammunition:

Small to Large Caliber
Nato & Non-Nato

OCR maintains a high level of technical expertise to design and develop new products, and/or improve specifications of pre-existing assortment, and production of ammunition for conventional and training use. We fulfill customers’ orders through our owned subsidiaries in Americas, and 3 Ammunition Factories across Eastern Europe that manufacture Non-Standard and NATO small, medium and large caliber rounds, and/or trusted partners network. 

We act as a prime contractor in the production and sales of ammunition. This includes procurement of components, sub-assemblies, load-assemble-pack (LAP) and lot acceptance testing (LAT) of the ammunition, weapons and weapon systems including small arms. OCR partners and collaborates with other Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) to offer Standard, Non-Standard and NATO approved small to large caliber ammunition to the U.S. and Allied Forces.

Our Experience and Clients

OCR is experienced with all types of international trade, including commercial sales, foreign government and military sales. This allows us to provide our clients with standard/non-standard or NATO munitions, weapons, weapon systems and spare parts.  Our authority falls under the U.S. Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) in accordance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) for manufacturing (M code) and brokering (K code) to produce and export defense articles listed on the U.S. Munitions List (USML). Our clients include the U.S. Department of Army (Pictanny), Special Operations Command (SOCOM), the U.S. Department of Navy (NAVSEA, NSWC – Crane) and Foreign Governments (more – click here). 

Ammunition testing and Quality assurance

OCR team of industry veterans and ballisticians has conducted hundreds ammunition tests for millions of rounds. We have knowledge, skills, and abilities to conduct all testing requirements for both – NATO and non-standard ammunition. Our expertise includes U.S. Military standards and various other standards including: C.I.P., SAAMI, Mil-Spec/M-SCATP and NATO standards as required for Lot Acceptance Testing (LAT), Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) and Design Verification Testing (DVT). 

We provide test management and coordination to readily facilitate accurate and timely test results compliant with all testing standards. OCR effectively assesses and identifies any potential or existing process or product defects. We are ISO 9001:2015 certified, and we verify and certify the results of testing through the use of certified test procedures and requirements.

Our testing includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Projectile Push and Pull
  • Projectile Weight and Dimensions
  • Propellant Charge Weight
  • Primer Sensitivity/Primer Insensitivity
  • Residual Stress
  • Waterproof Testing
  • Combination Electronic Pressure, Velocity & Action Time (EPVAT)
  • Surface Danger Zone Analysis
  • Extreme Temperature EPVAT
  • Trajectory Matching Analysis
  • Accuracy and Dispersion 
  • Functioning and Firing Casualty 
  • Bullet Integrity 
  • Trace Performance
  • Case Hardness and Wall Thickness 
  • Ricochet and Skip Testing, and
  • other.

Recent Updates:
Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Award

OCR is a privately held company that is successfully solidifying its position in the U.S. Defense market. We have delivered proven and advanced solutions like our .50 Cal (12.7mm x 99) Reduced Range (RR) for US Marines and other customers’ most challenging requirements. By applying innovative approaches with our highly skilled and experienced workforce, we are a valued and trusted partner by the U.S. and Allied Force.

R&D areas

At OCR we assure that all new production items offered are produced in accordance with each country’s Ministry of Defense and Military Bureau specifications, employing Quality Management Systems consistent with ISO 9001:2015. We also greatly invest into R&D to develop new cutting edge technology by working on advance performance designs for small to large caliber ammunition and build techniques to reduce cost, weight and collateral damage.

Kinetics & Mechanics

  • Mechanical Design
  • Material Design & Development

Ballistic performance

  • Terminal Ballistics
  • Internal Ballistics
  • External Ballistics

directed energy

  • Laser Penetration Systems
  • Pulsed Energy Projectile 
  • Systems Integration

next generation prototype

  • Advanced Materials
  • Disruptive Technologies

just In time

OCR supplies wide a variety of ammunition, weapons and weapon spare parts and accessories, where urgent requests are rapidly filled from surplus high quality stocks, new production, or a blend of both. Our surplus stocks undergo rigorous inspection, refreshing, and testing in accordance with original Eastern Bloc Mil-Bureau requirements. Any new production is closely monitored by our in-country representatives ensuring that all weapons and accessories comply with designer Technical Data Package (TDP) requirements before leaving the factory.

Integrated supply chain

OCR is committed to working with diverse businesses. We partner with OEM’s, suppliers, businesses to support our end-users as one organization.

Supply Chain management

We continue to enhance our efforts through our US Department of Defense Contract Audit Agency’s (DCAA) Supply Chain Management Process (SCMP), which allows us to collaborate with the best-in-class suppliers and partners, who follow the best practices to leverage resources and create shared technologies and proven products.

Supply Chain Excellence

OCR has developed the best-in-class supply chain relationships and core processes. We work across all our businesses to ensure we maintain our performance and value across the supply chain. One example is our online supplier registration portal, which helps our businesses better identify potential suppliers and share information throughout OCR and our network of partners.

we serve the most remote & complex environments

OCR’s integrated, multi-disciplinary solutions for operations specializing in remote and complex environments sets us apart from our completion. Our in-depth knowledge of Government and Defense contracting, combined with our thorough understanding of international management and quality standards, for on the ground surge implementation, along with proven performance history make us a uniquely trusted partner for on-time delivery within budgets.

We build strategic partnerships with local and international companies to offer our customers with the quality munition, closer to their location. This yields significant advantages in cost savings and delivery schedules, and allows the local partner to provide effective and transparent oversight of production aspects.

Our expertise in classified environments for the U.S. Department of Defense and Special Operations Command (SOCOM) makes us exceptional as we support the U.S. Government approved platforms and systems.

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