155mm artillery rounds are staged prior to being loaded onto Paladin M109A7 Artillery Systems during a field artillery table-12 certification conducted by Delta Battery, 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, out of Fort Riley, Kan. stationed in Toruń, Poland on March 13, 2019. Artillery certifications such as this take place on each unit level to ensure that the battalion as a whole is a lethal fighting force able to respond to any situation in support of the NATO effort in Atlantic Resolve. (Sgt. Jeremiah Woods)

Posted: May 29, 2020

ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, IL — The Joint Munitions Command (JMC) continuously improves its processes to deliver munitions readiness at the right place and right time. The Joint Force is preparing for large-scale combat across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Under the Multi-Domain Operations concept, the U.S. Army Materiel Command has reorganized and reshaped to ensure readiness of the strategic support areas (SSA), where military might is generated, projected, and sustained during the fight. These SSA initiatives create the ability for Army senior leaders to make risk-based decisions on positioning ammunition worldwide. Munitions readiness is achieved by balancing worldwide requirements with the industrial base, capacity, and production to provide flexible munitions options.

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