BAE to Build Insensitive Munitions Treatment Facility Under $147M Army Contract Modification

NavyConstructionThe U.S. Army has awarded a $146.5 million contract modification to a BAE Systems subsidiary to construct an insensitive munitions weak nitric acid recovery facility at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant in Tennessee.

BAE’s ordnance systems unit is scheduled to finish work July 31, 2019, the Defense Department said Tuesday.

The Army Contracting Command has obligated the full amount amount of the modification from the service branch’s fiscal 2016 operations and procurement funds.

The Holston Army Ammunition Plant is built to research, develop, test and produce high explosives and insensitive munitions explosives for defense agencies.

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