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Joint Munitions Command (JMC)
Active 2003 - present
Country United States
Type Major Subordinate Command of the United States Army Materiel Command (AMC)
Role Operate a nationwide network of facilities where conventional ammunition is produced and stored.
Size Employs 20 military, over 5800 civilians and 8300 contractor personnel
Colors red, yellow, white, black, blue
Website www.jmc.army.mil
Commanders
Current
commander
Brigadier General Larry Wyche

Letterkenny Munitions Center, located on Letterkenny Army Depot in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, is a satellite activity under Crane Army Ammunition Activity in Crane, Indiana. The center maintains, stores, and demilitarizes tactical missiles and conventional ammunition for the Army, Air Force and Navy. LEMC assembles, disassembles and tests missiles and missile sections and is also responsible for every aspect of conventional ammunition and missiles to include demilitarization, renovation and X-ray.

CapabilitiesEdit

Capabilities of the center include: logistics support; storage; non-destructive testing; missile maintenance; munitions maintenance and renovation; and demilitarization.

HistoryEdit

Letterkenny Army Depot was established in 1941 as an ammunition and general supply storage depot. In 1961, its Directorate of Ammunition Operations began supporting Army air defense missiles and Air Force intercept missiles. In 1991, the Directorate of Ammunition Operations was renamed Letterkenny Munitions Center with command and control transferred to Crane Army Ammunition Activity. LEMC is a tenant on Letterkenny Army Depot.

FacilitiesEdit

LEMC occupies 16,000 of Letterkenny’s 17,400 acres (70 km2). Its facilities include 13 buildings, 2,300,000 square feet (210,000 m2) of explosive storage space, 902 igloos, 26 rail docks, 28 miles (45 km) of railroad, 126 miles (203 km) of paved road, and a containerization facility.

EnvironmentEdit

Letterkenny was placed on the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Priority List (Superfund) in 1987.

  • Information compiled from [1]

External linksEdit

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