BAE Systems Ordnance Systems is teaming with national security and global infrastructure company Parsons Corporation to modernize the Holston Army Ammunition Plant, as BAE Systems pursues the opportunity to be the operating contractor through 2035. As the operating contractor, BAE Systems is using its program management and modernization integration expertise with Parsons' engineering and construction management capabilities.
Modernizing World War II era ammunition plants into chemical processing facilities could be critical for national security. BAE Systems' history of modernizing while manufacturing, coupled with Parsons' engineering ability, will strengthen the site as the U.S. Army looks to expand the capabilities for explosives and propellant manufacturing.
Sustained funding for modernization efforts will help deliver the best possible capabilities to the men and women who wear the uniform, improve safety, and allow for the continuous introduction of new, more environmentally friendly technologies.
In addition to this strategic teaming relationship, Parsons was recently selected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deliver a new Explosive Decomposition Chamber facility at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant, and was awarded the contract for the Energetic Waste Incinerator at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant, which is also operated by BAE Systems Ordnance Systems Inc.