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Scranton Army Ammunition Plant

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The Scranton Army Ammunition Plant (SCAAP) is a United States Army facility that manufactures 105 mm and 155 mm-diameter projectile bodies, including the M795, 120 mm family of projectiles, M107, M804, M485, MK64-2, and the M110.

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Capabilities

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

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

SCAAP is housed on 15 acres (6.1 ha) with seven buildings and storage capacity of 509,000 square feet (47,300 m2).

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  • References

    Scranton Army Ammunition Plant Wikipedia


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