Ordnance Preparation Facility
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Ordnance Preparation Facility

systems and its ability to m

odify th

ese systems to meet
experi mental ballistic require
ments. Various sta

ndard US Army and US Navy gun systems from a 5.56 NATO to an 8 inch howitzer are located on site. EMRTChas also designed and modified a large range of gun systems that are used to fire specialized and prototype projectiles and fragments at more than 2 km/s (6,500 f/s). Gun Ranges 3000 meter Gun Range 1200 meter Gun Range 1000 meter Gun Range Full-Scale Curtain Wall Reaction S

tructure The Full-Scale Curtain Wall Reaction Structure is located at EMRTC's High Performance Magazine (HPM) test site. The HPM is the largest test site at EMRTC and has the capability of testing up to 20,000 lbs (9,090 kg) of TNT at standoff distances of

up to 500 feet (152 m) from the reaction structure. The reac