Located about 35 miles west of New York City, Picatinny has more than 1,010 permanent structures, including 64 laboratories, situated on the installations nearly 6,500 acres. As one of the largest employers in Morris County, we employ approximately 5,000 civilians, 160 military personnel and 1,000 contractors.
What does Picatinny Arsenal do?
Picatinny Arsenal is a one-of-a-kind facility that provides virtually all of the lethal mechanisms used in Army weapon systems and other military services. The Arsenals mission is to support Army transformation goals.
Does Picatinny Arsenal have a commissary?
The Picatinny Commissary carries a wide variety of grocery items, always at low prices.
How thick is a Picatinny rail?
The Picatinny locking slot width is 0.206 in (5.23 mm). The spacing of slot centers is 0.394 in (10.01 mm) and the slot depth is 0.118 in (3.00 mm).
What is a Weaver Picatinny rail?
The Picatinny rail is very similar to the Weaver design, but they do not exactly interchange. The Weaver mounting rails have slots that are . 180” wide and do not necessarily have a consistent spacing between the grooves. Picatinny slots are . 206” wide with a center-to-center groove width of .
Is M-LOK a Picatinny?
In general, M-LOK systems weigh less than their Picatinny counterparts because they dont require the extra mass of external rails. It may seem obvious at this point, but Picatinny rail systems require larger outer diameters than M-LOK systems.
Do I have Picatinny or Weaver?
the basic difference between the weaver and picatinny slot dimension is that the picatinny has a slightly wider, and slightly deeper slot. A weaver style base may have only one or two slots, and the placement of the slot can be anywhere on the base.