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Inside Crane Army Ammunition Activity

Inside Crane Army Ammunition Activity


havent been successful in fact the problem is only getting worse.”THE TASK FORCE WILL REVIEW WHAT IS WORKING TO REDUCE SEXUAL ASSAULT AND FIND WAYS TO HOLD OFFENDERS MAKERS OF AMMUNITION FOR THE MILITARY IS IN SOUTHERN INDIANA.CRANE ARMY AMMUNITION ACTIVITY — IN MARTIN COUNTY — SUPPLIES A FOURTH OF THE CONVENTIONAL AMMO FOR THE ARMED FORCES.EYEWITNESS NEWS MIKE PICKETT WAS IN CRANE TODAY.HE SHARES A RARE BEHIND THE SCENES LOOK AT WHAT IT TAKES FOR THIS GROUP OF HOOSIERS TO SUPPLY THE ARMED FORCES.(STEVEN SMILEY) “I take great pride in what I do.” ((NAT SOUND))(MIKE) WITHIN THIS 51 THOUSAND ACRE SITE — MORE THAN 800 WORKERS — MAKE (MIKE) — AND DELIVER — (STEVEN SMILEY) “Anything that is moved out of the bunker and in to this site, its inventory is captured, and we know world’s best. Everyday, we try to put forward our best effort and make sure what is going out to the troops is the best they can get.”(MIKE) CRANE ARMY AMMUNITION SUPPLIES A QUARTER OF THE CONVENTIONAL AMMUNITION — RANGING FROM BULLETS TO BOMBS — FOR THE ARMED FORCES. THE FACILITY MAKES THOUSANDS OF TYPES OF AMMUNITION — AND USES NEARLY 18 HUNDRED STORAGE UNITS. OLD MUNITIOINS ARE ALSO DISPOSED ON SITE.(MIKE ON CAM) “They’re not only making new munitions, they also refurbish older ones, such as these bombs behind me. Officials tell us it costs them $1,000 to bomb, except we’re not putting the explosive in. The explosive is already in. A lot of the other processes are already the same.”(MIKE) THE ONLY THING AT CRANE MORE IMPORTANT THAN WHAT THEY MAKE — IS SAFETY.(MICKEY WAGER) “Every operation we have, I give them a safety briefing and warning, tell them what we’re doing, what we’re burning, and we’re under no time constraint whatsoever.


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