Munitions Production

Day & Zimmermann is a leading provider of medium to large caliber munitions and components. Through our American Ordnance unit we are the operating contractor at Iowa Army Ammunition Plant (Burlington, Iowa) and Milan Army Ammunition Plant (Milan, Tennessee). We also own and operate  the Lone Star LLC and Kansas LLC on the former Lone Star and Kansas ammunition plants.

As a premier manufacturer of ammunition for the U.S. military with a diverse portfolio of production facilities, Day & Zimmermann's capabilities include:

  • Close combat ammunition (40MM M430/M430A1)
  • Direct fire ammunition (120MM M1002 and M1028)
  • Indirect fire ammunition (155MM M795 and Modular Artillery Charge System)
  • Energetics (60MM and 120MM)
  • Self Destruct Fuze
  • Components (M-55 Detonator and Tank Primers)

Day & Zimmermann also provides extensive load, assemble and pack (LAP) services for many of these programs and other medium to large caliber ammunition. We also maintain core competencies in the area of munitions production engineering, receipt, storage and issue, as well as the renovation, maintenance and demilitarization of specific ammunition and other energetic devices.