Milan Army Ammunition Plant

Milan Army Ammunition Plant
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
Brigadier General Gustave F. Perna

Milan Army Ammunition Plant’s (MLAAP) mission is to load, assemble, pack, store, and ship/receive containerized conventional ammunition.



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.


Milan Ordnance Depot and Wolf Creek Ordnance Plant were established in 1941. In 1943, they merged, becoming Milan Ordnance Center and later Milan Arsenal in 1945. In the 1960s, it became MLAAP.


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).

BRAC 2005

MLAAP will gain the 155 mm artillery and 60 mm, 81 mm, and 120 mm mortar workload from Kansas Army Ammunition Plant. It will also gain the105 mm and 155 mm artillery, Multiple Launch Rocket System and hand grenade, and 60 mm and 80 mm mortar workload from Lone Star Army Ammunition Plant. Both facilities are slated for closure under Base Realignment and Closure 2005.


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

  • Information compiled from [1]

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Contact Information

Milan Army Ammunition Plant, ATTN: SJMML-CO, 2280 Highway 104 West, Milan, Tenn. 38358, Phone: (731) 686-6087,

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Coordinates: 35°52′51″N 88°42′20″W / 35.88083°N 88.70556°W / 35.88083; -88.70556

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