Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Concord is a 12,800-acre site located in the north-central portion of Contra Costa County. WPNSTA Concord facility is comprised of two geographically separate units, the Inland (5,170 acres) and Tidal (7,630 acres) Areas, and a radiography facility in Pittsburgh, California. Aside from typical administrative and support work activities, this facility is the major ammunition transshipment port of the West Coast for the Department of Navy.
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By: kjfitz
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@ 2010-09-05 23:20:47
Probably so that if they blow up they don't take half the place with them. Sometime back in the late 60's a trainload of bombs headed for Vietnam went up in a railyard and they're still finding pieces of bombs, and even some whole ones, today.