DM Glen Douglas
|DM Glen Douglas|
|Loch Long, Argyll and Bute, Scotland|
RFA Fort Austin at the Glenmallan jetty
|Type||Defence Munitions centres (DM)|
|Owner||Ministry of Defence|
|Controlled by||Joint Supply Chain Services (JSCS)|
DM Glen Douglas is a NATO defence munitions depot in Argyll and Bute, Scotland, built between 1962 and 1966. As of 1989, it served NATO as a pre-positioned wartime ammunition depot, storing around 40,000 tons of missiles, depth charges, and conventional shells.  It is now used only by the UK. The depot lies in Glen Douglas, a six-mile (10 km) glen through which the Douglas Water flows east to Loch Lomond. The depot itself is near the glen's head, less than a mile from Loch Long. Arrochar is the nearest village.
The depot covers almost 650 acres (2.6 km2) and contains 56 magazines built into a hillside. It is connected to the rail network via a short spur from the West Highland Line. In the 1970s, a jetty was built at Glen Mallan on Loch Long, linked to the depot via an MoD road through Glen Culanach.
- United States Military Forces and Installations in Europe. SIPRI. 1989. ISBN 0-19-829132-9.
- Lisa Cole and Melanie Tanner. "Bombs, bullets, and Brimstone" (PDF). DLO News. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-07-27.
Glen Mallen Jetty offers considerable scope
- Malcolm Spaven (December 1983). Fortress Scotland. Pluto Press. p. 133. ISBN 0-86104-735-4.
Loch Long NATO jetty
- Glen Douglas Munitions Depot at Secret Scotland
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