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The Joint Program Executive Office Armaments & Ammunition (JPEO A&A), formerly known as the Program Executive Office Ammunition (PEO Ammo), is committed to providing superior ammunition to the Soldier. The PEO is responsible for life-cycle acquisition management of all conventional ammunition, which includes integrating budgets, acquisition strategies, R&D and life-cycle management across all ammunition families.

JPEO A&A is located at Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey and is comprised of four Project Management (PM) offices; PM Close Combat Systems, PM Combat Ammunition Systems, PM Maneuver Ammunition Systems, PM Towed Artillery Systems, and two Project Director (PD) offices; PD Joint Services and PD Joint Bombs.


Develop, procure and field lethal armaments and ammunition providing Joint Warfighters and Allied Partners overmatch capabilities.


Innovative and empowered Teams rapidly fielding dominating capabilities.


  • Develop and Field Overmatch Capabilities to Warfighters
  • Develop Agile People, Teams and Acquisition Leaders
  • Innovate and Operate Effectively and Efficiently
  • Modernize and Maintain Viable Strategic Capabilities to Ensure Current and Future Readiness
  • Strengthen Alliances and Establish New Partners

JPEO A&A Organizations


PM Close Combat Systems

PM CCS provides the Warfighter with world-class close combat, force protection and assured mobility capabilities across full spectrum operations through professional, integrates Joint life-cycle management. The PM is committed to helping out Soldiers maintain freedom to move on the battlefield by developing and supporting technologically advanced:

  • Networked Munitions
  • Countermine
  • EOD equipment
  • IED Defeat
  • Demolitions
  • Non-Lethal Systems and Munitions
  • Special Projects

PM Combat Ammunition Systems

PM CAS equips Soldiers with all tube launched, indirect fire munitions, and mortar weapons systems for the Army’s Current, Stryker and Future Forces. Under the Single Manager for Conventional Ammunition (SMCA) responsibilities, PM CAS procures ammunition for other services. The PM does this through life cycle program management of artillery and mortar products in the following categories:

  • Precision-Guided Munitions
  • Smart Munitions
  • Conventional Munitions
  • Mortar Weapons Systems
  • Mortar Fire Control Systems
  • Fuzes and Fuze Setters

PM Maneuver Ammunition Systems

PM MAS provides direct fire combat and training ammunition capabilities to Warfighters (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines) and government agencies to support Dismounted Soldiers, Combat Vehicles, Helicopters, Naval Vessels and High Performance Aircraft. The PM does this through life cycle program management of ammunition in the following categories:

  • Large Caliber
  • Medium and Small Caliber
  • Medium Cannon Caliber
  • Non-Standard Ammunition

PM Towed Artillery Systems

PM TAS provides the Warfighter with direct, reinforcing, and general support towed artillery fires to maneuver forces. PM TAS provides direct support artillery for the Stryker and Infantry Brigade Combat Teams and replaces all current towed howitzers in USMC and Army Fires Brigade missions. PM TAS is responsible for:

  • Towed Howitzers
  • Howitzer Digitization
  • Gun Laying/Surveying Equipment
  • Non Standard Howitzers

PD Joint Services

PD JS integrates the Single Manager for Conventional Ammunition (SMCA) mission, providing the Warfighter (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines) with conventional ammunition required to train and go to war. PD JS is responsible for:

  • Coordination and integration of SMCA activities, functions, processes and operations on behalf of JPEO A&A
  • Demilitarization of DoD’s conventional ammunition
  • Execution of SMCA industrial base functions including Army Ammunition Plant Modernization
  • Providing technology solutions to improve ammunition manufacturing safety, effectiveness, quality and cost
  • Managing US Army ammunition logistics research and development efforts

PD Joint Bombs

PD JB executes Single Manager for Conventional Ammunition (SMCA) acquisition responsibility for Bombs, Navy Gun Ammunition and Energetics product lines for the Air Force and Navy as well as CAD/PADs for Army Aviation.


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