The NDMA shall manage the material throughout its lifetime in order to ensure performance, technical availability and safety in accordance with laws, rules and other requirements.

Our three main processes are procurement, management and retirement & disposal of material. Read about them below. 



​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Armed Forces procure materials and services at a value of roughly 16 billion NOK annually, ranging from larger armaments investment programs to small scale procurement of supplies or services.​

Materiel management

One of the main tasks of NDMA is to manage all the material of the Armed Forces.

Photo: Onar Digernes Aase / Norwegian Armed Forces.

Demilitarization, dismantling and disposal

One of the responsibilities of the agency is the phasing out, demilitarization, dismantling and disposal of materiel that the defence sector no longer has any use for.