TITLE

MUNITIONSMAKER

AUTHOR(S)
Hughes, Mark
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Soldiers;Mar2007, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant (MCAAP) in Oklahoma, the premier producer of bombs in the U.S., and its largest munitions storage and shipping center. According to Plant Commander Colonel Gary B. Carney, the ammunition plant existed for the benefit of warfighters. The plant produces bombs weighing 500, 1,000, 2,000, 5,000 and 21,000 pounds and other munitions ranging from the 5-inch 54-caliber cartridge case to the Joint Stand Off Weapon.
ACCESSION #
24958360

 

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