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The Program Executive Office Ammunition (PEO Ammo) is committed to providing superior ammunition to the Soldier. The PEO is responsible for life-cycle acquisition management of all conventional ammunition, which includes integrating budgets, acquisition strategies, R&D and life-cycle management across all ammunition families.

PEO Ammunition is located at Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey and is comprised of four Project Management (PM) offices; PM Close Combat Systems, PM Combat Ammunition Systems, PM Maneuver Ammunition Systems, PM Towed Artillery Systems, and two Project Director (PD) office; PD Joint Services and PD Joint Products.


Develop, equip, and sustain lethal armament and protective systems enabling joint warfighter dominance


Innovative and empowered teams efficiently and rapidly delivering dominating capabilities


  • Support the Joint Warfighter
  • Deliver Improved Capabilites
  • Develop People and Teams
  • Operate Effectively and Efficiently
  • Optimize Industrial Base
  • Enable Future Opportunities

PEO Ammo Organizations


PM Close Combat Systems

PM CCS provides the Warfighter with world-class close combat, force protection and assured mobility capabilities across full spectrum operations through professional, integrates Joint life-cycle management. The PM is committed to helping out Soldiers maintain freedom to move on the battlefield by developing and supporting technologically advanced:

Networked Munitions
EOD equipment
IED Defeat
Non-Lethal Systems and Munitions
Special Projects

PM Combat Ammunition Systems

PM CAS equips Soldiers with all tube launched, indirect fire munitions, and mortar weapons systems for the Army’s Current, Stryker and Future Forces. Under the Single Manager for Conventional Ammunition (SMCA) responsibilities, PM CAS procures ammunition for other services. The PM does this through life cycle program management of artillery and mortar products in the following categories:

Precision-Guided Munitions
Smart Munitions
Conventional Munitions
Mortar Weapons Systems
Mortar Fire Control Systems
Fuzes and Fuze Setters

PM Maneuver Ammunition Systems

PM MAS provides direct fire combat and training ammunition capabilities to Warfighters (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines) and government agencies to support Dismounted Soldiers, Combat Vehicles, Helicopters, Naval Vessels and High Performance Aircraft. The PM does this through life cycle program management of ammunition in the following categories:

Large Caliber
Medium and Small Caliber
Medium Cannon Caliber
Non-Standard Ammunition

PM Towed Artillery Systems

PM TAS provides the Warfighter with direct, reinforcing, and general support towed artillery fires to maneuver forces. PM TAS provides direct support artillery for the Stryker and Infantry Brigade Combat Teams and replaces all current towed howitzers in USMC and Army Fires Brigade missions. PM TAS is responsible for:

Towed Howitzers
Howitzer Digitization
Gun Laying/Surveying Equipment
Non Standard Howitzers

PD for Joint Services

PD Joint Services integrates the Single Manager for Conventional Ammunition (SMCA) mission, providing the Warfighter (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines) with conventional ammunition required to train and go to war. PD JS is responsible for:

Coordination and integration of SMCA activities, functions, processes and operations on behalf of PEO Ammo
Demilitarization of DoD’s conventional ammunition
Execution of SMCA industrial base functions including Army Ammunition Plant Modernization
Providing technology solutions to improve ammunition manufacturing safety, effectiveness, quality and cost
Managing US Army ammunition logistics research and development efforts

PD Joint Products

PD Joint Products executes Single Manager for Conventional Ammunition (SMCA) acquisition responsibility for Bombs, Navy Gun Ammunition and Energetics product lines for the Air Force and Navy as well as CAD/PADs for Army Aviation.


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