How Small Arms Ammunition Is Made for the Military
In a world where the old is replaced by the new at an almost unmeasurable pace, it’s refreshing to find something that has survived this obsession. One such pillar of consistency is the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant (LCAAP) in Missouri. Founded in 1940, Lake City is the single largest producer of small-arms munitions used by the Department of Defense. Organizationally, the LCAAP is government owned, but contractor operated by Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems, formerly Orbital ATK. While the name “Lake City” is known in the shooting and reloading realms, there is a great deal more to the facility than most people know.
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Source:: Tactical Life