More than two decades have passed since the first M119 howitzer rolled off the production line at Rock Island Arsenal - Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center, or RIA-JMTC, yet it remains one of the Army's primary direct and indirect fire supp...
A new chapter in developing and educating world-class armament engineers and scientists took place here Sept. 10th when eight students were recognized during the Armament Graduate School’s first commencement ceremony.
Lt. Col. Lawrence Dring, III, assumed command of the Non-Standard Ammunition program during an Assumption of Responsibility ceremony at the Cannon Gate Catering and Conference Center Aug. 20.
Sean Brandt, a mechanical engineer, appeared on 'Faces of the Force' Aug. 25. Brandt works at Picatinny Arsenal's Project Director Joint Products, where his teamwork, exceptional performance and dedication to mission accomplishment have c...
Returning to the Program Executive Office for Ammunition, Col. Joseph H. Chan officially became Project Director Joint Services on Aug. 27 at Picatinny Arsenal.
Picatinny employees participated in an M777A2 and M119A3 howitzer live fire event with the New Jersey National Guard at Joint Base McGuire–Dix–Lakehurst, New Jersey, Aug. 26. The NJNG's 3rd Battalion, 112 Field Artillery unit received training o...
Lt. Col. Lawrence Dring, III, assumed command of the Non-Standard Ammunition program during a ceremony at the Cannon Gate Catering and Conference Center Aug. 20.
Members of the Program Executive Office for Ammunition welcomed a new non-commissioned officer to their team on May 4.
History was made once more as troopers assigned to Alpha Battery, Field Artillery, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, fired XM1156 Precision Guidance Kit (PGK) fuses using M777A2 Howitzer weapon systems.
American Soldiers in Germany are testing a new fuse with a guidance system that both increases accuracy and decreases the risk that errant rounds will detonate.