About Us
Project Lead Joint Services enables the acquisition and manufacturing of munitions for all US military branches. PL JS integrates the Single Manager for Conventional Ammunition (SMCA) mission, providing the warfighter with conventional ammunition required to train and go to war.

PL JS is responsible for: coordinating and integrating SMCA activities, functions, processes, and operations on behalf of JPEO A&A; executing SMCA industrial base functions, including Army Ammunition Plant Modernization; providing technology solutions to improve ammunition manufacturing safety, effectiveness, quality, and cost; and managing US Army ammunition logistics research and development efforts.

PL JS works with industry partners to operate and maintain six Army ammunition plants across the country:
  • Holston Army Ammunition Plant
    Kingsport, TN (explosives)

  • Iowa Army Ammunition Plant
    Middletown, IA (load/assemble/pack)

  • Lake City Army Ammunition Plant
     Independence, MO (small caliber)

  • Quad City Cartridge Case Facility
    Rock Island, IL (large caliber cartridge cases)

  • Radford Army Ammunition Plant
    Radford, VA (propellants)

  • Scranton Army Ammunition Plant
    Scranton, PA (metal parts)