Milan Army Ammunition Plant
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Milan Army Ammunition Plant’s (MLAAP) mission is to load, assemble, pack, store, and ship/receive containerized conventional ammunition. The installation is located adjacent to Milan, Tennessee and about 10 km north of Jackson, Tennessee.
CAPABILITIES Capabilities of the center include: load, assemble and pack ammunition; 40 mm cartridges; mortars and components; artillery projectiles; ignition cartridges; propelling charges; bursters; grenades; Tactical Missile System; demilitarization/disposal; renovation/reclamation; development and production test support; and logistical support.
HISTORY Milan Ordnance Depot and Wolf Creek Ordnance Plant were established in 1941. In 1943, they merged, becoming Milan Ordnance Center (MOC) and later Milan Arsenal (MA) in 1945. In the 1960s, it became MLAAP.
FACILITIES MLAAP is housed on 22,357 acres (1.44 km2) with 1,450 buildings and 873 igloos and a storage capacity of 2,270,000 square feet (211,000 m2).