|Joint Munitions Command (JMC)|
|Active||2003 - present|
|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|
|Brigadier General Larry Wyche|
The mission of the Scranton Army Ammunition Plant (SCAAP) is to manufacture 105 mm and 155 mm-diameter projectile bodies, including the M795, 120 mm family of projectiles, M107, M804, M485, MK64-2, and the M110.
Capabilities[edit | edit source]
Capabilities of the center include: manufacturing ammunition metal parts; producing 60 mm to 8-inch-diameter (200 mm) projectiles; 120 mm mortar facility; 5-inch/54 gun projectiles; 155 mm artillery projectiles; machining; forge presses; finishing and testing.
History[edit | edit source]
SCAAP was established in 1951, housed in a building that was originally constructed as a steam locomotive erecting and repair facility in 1910. Selected buildings at the plant are included in the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Yard-Dickson Manufacturing Co. Site and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.
Facilities[edit | edit source]
SCAAP is housed on 15 acres (6.1 ha) with seven buildings and storage capacity of 509,000 square feet (47,300 m2).
- Information compiled from 
References[edit | edit source]
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. http://nrhp.focus.nps.gov/natreg/docs/All_Data.html.
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- Joint Munitions Command website
- Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. PA-76, "Scranton Army Ammunition Plant"
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