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The DEVCOM Armaments Center has the lead in designing the Extended Range Cannon Artillery, an elaborate system of systems. Designing an improved muzzle brake is one of the many challenges facing engineers as the Army seeks to extend the range of cann...
The autoloader for the Extended Range Canon Artillery is intended to significantly increase the rate of fire for greater lethality. The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) Armaments Center at Picatinny Arsenal is leading the ER...
In a close fight with the enemy, mortars have a variety of advantages that have made them a warfare warhorse and one that is keeping pace with technological advances, thanks to engineers at the U.S. Army DEVCOM Armaments Center at Picatinny Arsenal.
How do engineers know that the weapons and ammunition that they provide Soldiers will function as intended? How can systems be fielded faster?
Engineers at Picatinny Arsenal are seeking to potentially extend the range of cannon artillery with new manufacturing methods that improve artillery shells, allowing them to withstand higher launch velocities and temperatures.
Using the relatively new Cornerstone Other-Transaction Authority (OTA) provided the Project Manager for Combat Ammunition Systems (PM CAS) with two big gains: development of the vital XM1128 artillery projectile moved more quickly, and the industrial...
Mortar systems provide a special function within infantry units. To steadily improve those systems, a group of civilian experts and Soldiers participated in a workshop to gain insight on how Soldiers are transporting, maneuvering and firing mortar we...
More than a dozen persons with ties to Picatinny Arsenal were recognized during the 38th Annual Firepower Awards Luncheon on Nov. 8 at the Hanover Marriott, Whippany, New Jersey.
Two organizations at Picatinny Arsenal are playing a role in advancing Army modernization through the Cross Functional Team for Long Range Precision Fires: the Program Executive Office Ammunition, and the Armament Research, Development and Engineerin...
Col. Willie Coleman relinquished responsibility of the Project Manager Combat Ammunition Systems organization to Col. Will McDonough during a change of management ceremony at Picatinny Arsenal July 20.


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