Atterbury-Muscatatuck Training Center serves as a major training site for individual, collective, and joint operations providing realistic venues for live, virtual and constructive training and testing events in order to increase training readiness, attract commercial defense industry participation and build strategic partnerships. On order, activate as a Mobilization Force Generation Installation in support of FORSCOM and Combatant Commander requirements.
Atterbury-Muscatatuck has three primary mission areas: (1) provide traditional training and testing support to ARNG, Active, Reserve and Joint Forces as a proposed Regional Collective Training Capability (RCTC) installation; (2) provide users with state-of-the-art multi-domain training opportunities; (3) on order, serve as a Primary Mobilization Force Generation Installation (pMFGI) as identified by FORSCOM.
The Atterbury Rail Deployment Facility (ARDF) or “railhead” at CAIN has the ability to load/unload a brigade combat team in 72 hours, and can handle 120 rail cars per day. It includes a 20,000 square foot vehicle deployment processing facility, weigh-in-motion scale house, rail operations building and loading, marshalling and staging areas.
Amenities available on Atterbury-Muscatatuck include free or low-cost billeting including nearly 7,000 bed spaces, and sustainment, laundry services, food services, fitness center, PX and more.
Atterbury-Muscatatuck can participate in distributed training events located at any joint maneuver training center (JMTC) site throughout the world with capabilities that provide collective simulation and gaming-based training exercises capable of replicating complex, operational environments.
This robust simulations capability includes a 25-acre Training Aids, Devices, Simulators, and Simulations (TADSS) complex; approximately 10,000 square foot Training Support Center (TSC); and a 25-acre Joint Simulations, Training and Exercise Center (JSTEC) with Army National Guard Mission Training Complex (MTC). Click here for more.
The JTEN 2.0 node digitally connects the training site to other simulators or exercises in other locations throughout the world, including the Joint Readiness Training Center, National Training Center, National Simulations Center, and exercises internationally at both the SECRET and UNCLASSIFIED levels. JTEN 2.0 can create a virtual world by connecting multiple simulations systems to operate for a single mission objective or exercise.
Atterbury-Muscatatuck Ranges provide a comprehensive training platform for managers and leaders at all command levels. When incorporated with available maneuver areas, leaders can immerse their organizations in a very diverse and challenging training environment
The full complement of traditional ranges and venues at Atterbury-Muscatatuck offer boundless possibilities for full-immersion training. Leaders have a wide selection of venues from which to plan realistic and intensive training programs, including at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, the DOD's largest urban training facility, and the Bowden Drop Zone, one of the longest personnel drop zones east of the Mississippi River.
Atterbury-Muscatatuck also has Live Fire Shoot Houses, Breach Houses, multiple small village/MOUT sites, an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Defeat Lane, and an Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) launch and recovery area with a paved 1,800-foot runway. Click here for more.
Authorized personnel who are training at Atterbury-Muscatatuck must request ammunition 30-45 days in advance of a training event. Please contact us for a copy of the Camp Atterbury Ammunition Supply Point External Standard Operating Procedures, and for directions to the facility.
Hours of Operation: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. seven days a week, except for holidays. By regulation we are closed for inventory the last week of the following months: December, March, June and September (DA PAM 700-16).