DSDA Longtown receives, stores, processes, issue’s and distributes explosive and non-explosive munitions and materiel to UK Armed Forces world-wide. The site operates from two locations, Longtown and Eastriggs. Longtown site facilities include 252 Explosive Storehouses (ESH), with a multi-skilled work force who operate extensive processing facilities, that inspect, modify, proof, refurbish and assemble munitions from the manufacturer, in stock, and returns. Eastriggs has 63 ESH which stores Tri-service ammunition, in support of routine training, major exercises and operations at home and overseas, operating a road and rail transfer at both locations.
Categories: Military - Weapon Depots