Tooele Army Depot
Tooele Army Depot (TEAD) is a United States Army post in Tooele County, Utah. It serves as a storage site for war reserve and training ammunition.
The depot stores, issues, receives, renovates, modifies, maintains and demilitarizes conventional munitions. The depot also serves as the National Inventory Control Point for ammunition peculiar equipment, developing, fabricating, modifying, storing and distributing such equipment to all services and other customers worldwide. TEAD provides base support to Deseret Chemical Depot.
Tooele Army Depot originally opened in 1942 during the early phase of U.S. involvement in World War II. The workforce at the post is now primarily composed of civilians. A full colonel serves as the commander.
The mission of the Tooele Army Depot is expanded to include facilities for general storage and equipment testing. The capabilities of the base include explosive performance testing, robotics, logistical support, non-destructive testing, machining, fabrication, repair, laser cutting, Slurry Emulsion Manufacturing and demilitarization.