LCAAP

Lake City Army Ammunition Plant (LCAAP)
established in 1941
3,935-acre
Independence, Missouri

  • 1941 established by Remington Arms
  • first of 12 small arms plants run by the Army
  • WWII  21,000 full-time workers produced 50 million rounds per year
  • 1985 operations taken over by Olin Corporation
  • April 2001 operated by Alliant Techsystems (ATK)
  • 2018 acquired by Northrop Grumman
  • 1.6 billion round per year production capacity


  • 5.56 mm
  • 7.62 mm
  • 50 caliber
  • 20 mm

  • Foundation for Exceptional Warriors
    – annual turkey hunt for veterans
    – 4,000 private acres

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