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36TH MUNITIONS SQUADRON

 

 

MISSION

To provide the firepower behind the 36th Wing's Pacific Airpower. The munitions squadron stores, inspects, maintains, and accounts for the largest munitions stockpile in Pacific Air Forces and assembles and delivers these munitions to deployed combat aircraft during wartime or contingency operations. 36 MUNS is responsible for a vast storage area spanning over 5000 acres and encompassing 155 storage facilities, 8 operating locations, 15 sited storage pads, 1 flightline munitions holding area, and 160 non-sited revetments.

The Materiel Flight is entrusted with the health of Andersen's stockpile which is valued in excess of $1.7 billion. They ensure proper storage practices are utilized, inspect and maintain these munitions and ensure accountability of over 8.8 million individual items.

The Systems Flight exercises control over all activities that occur within the munitions arena. They direct all daily operations, emergency response and ensure proper combat support. The flight is also responsible for managing plans and scheduling, training and resources. This includes upgrade, ancillary and augmentee training and personnel reporting, manning and mobility programs to ensure readiness.

The Production Flight provides assembly and delivery capability of all munitions types employed from Andersen. They maintain assembly proficiency for over 180 types of bombs, missiles and countermeasures. They also maintain munitions handling trailers and associated handling equipment, and deliver munitions to the flight line.
 

  • 17.6M lbs of Net Explosive Weight (45.7M capacity)
  • DOD's largest War Reserve Stockpile and JASSM cache and growing