Frequently asked questions
Q: Does American Ordnance only make ammunition products?
A: In addition to a myriad of ammunition products that American Ordnance
produces at both Ammunition Plants, American Ordnance performs a
wide variety of commercial
Q: Does American Ordnance only work with companies in the
A: American Ordnance has performed government approved work,
from installation of production equipment to consulting, around
Q: Does American Ordnance sell ammunition to the general
A: No, American Ordnance only sells ammunition to the U.S.
military, U.S. domestic defense companies and U.S.
State Department approved entities.
Q: How can I find out more information about Armament
Retooling Manufacturing Support (ARMS) commercial development
opportunities at the Milan or Iowa
Army ammunition plants?
A: Please contact either
plant for more information on these unique public/private
Q: How can I find out about employment opportunities at
A: Please use the Day & Zimmerman website for employment
opportunities at American Ordnance. You can find our more
information at our Employment page.
Q: Are tours of either facility available to the general
A: Tours are not available to the general public.
Q: Does American Ordnance have an environmental policy?
A: American Ordnance is committed to continual improvement and
enterprise excellence. Our Environmental Policy is
available on our Environmental page.
Q: Can you show me the copy of the Underwriters
Laboratories certificates of registration for American Ordnance's
ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 registrations for both Iowa and
A: Sure, just follow the
14001:2004 links to view them in Adobe pdf format.
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||American Ordnance has safely produced
over 8.5 million 60MM mortar rounds for DoD