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.

Capabilities[edit]

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[edit]

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.[1]

Facilities[edit]

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

  • Information compiled from [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 

External links[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Government document "[2]".

Coordinates: 41°24′15″N 75°39′58″W / 41.40417°N 75.66611°W / 41.40417; -75.66611