Cecil Sanders, a MCAAP shipping supervisor, said the pallets are not just for internal use--up to 60,000 are made each year for other customers.
The Defense Department only owns four such heat chambers, two of which are located at MCAAP.
To assure safe passage of the cargo over MCAAP's 200-plus miles of track, the installation has developed a unique railroad-maintenance capability within the Army.
As MCAAP looked for additional ways to support America's service members, it partnered with the best of the nation's defense industries to produce the newest and best products.
is among the first of a dozen or so major defense contractors with whom MCAAP has partnered.
A year later MCAAP teamed up with Texas Instruments and later Raytheon to produce the High Speed Anti Radiation Missile.
In September 2006 MCAAP began producing one of Raytheon's latest technical wonders, the 155mm Excalibur precision-guided projectile, which will greatly increase the lethality of traditional projectiles currently being used by the Army and Marine Corps.