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Grafenwoehr Training Area
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The 7th ATC's Grafenwoehr Training Area provides the highest quality ranges, maneuver areas, other training facilities, training assistance and support to U.S., Joint and Multinational commands enabling them to safely achieve and sustain live-fire qualification gunnery standards and to hone their skills to win in any operating environment.

Co-located with 7th ATC's other directorates and resources, GTA seamlessly integrates live, virtual and constructive training, providing a “blended” training event which can fully integrate all elements within the training unit.

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Who We Are
The Grafenwoehr Training Area is the U.S. Army’s largest and most sophisticated permanent training area in Europe. GTA’s live-fire and maneuver ranges supports U.S., NATO and partner nation live fire qualifications from small arms to tanks, artillery, aerial gunnery and close air support. GTA is composed of 4 branches: the maneuver branch, scheduling branch, safety branch and range support branch.

 

Training Impacts, Noise & Advisories

Grafenwoehr Training Area serves a wide variety of customers. 7th ATC is conscious of the impact that training activities may have on the local populace and strives to be a good member of the community. When possible, we schedule the majority of our training events during weekdays and normal work day hours.

What type of aircraft flies in GTA?
U.S. Fighter Jets, Rotary Wing and Fixed Wing; German Aircraft; NATO Forces Fighter Jets

What type of Weapons are used in GTA?
Artillery, Small Arms, Tanks, Aerial Gunnery, Close-air Support

Why is the training noise loud?
Terrain, Caliber of Weapons, Weather
Weather conditions, like wind speed and direction, temperature and humidity, and overcast or low-hanging clouds, may affect both the amplification of noise and distance in which sound is heard.

What determines training schedules?
Grafenwoehr Training Area operates range operations according to the Status of Forces Agreement.

Contact
Official Mailing Address:
7th Army Training Command
GTA Range Operations
Unit 28130
APO, AE 09114-8130

 

Bundespost:
7th ATC GTA Range Operations
US-Lager, Geb. 3015
92655, Grafenwoehr

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Our Capabilities
The Grafenwoehr Training Area is the U.S. Army’s largest and most sophisticated permanent training area in Europe. GTA’s live-fire and maneuver ranges supports U.S., NATO and partner nation live fire qualifications from small arms to tanks, artillery, aerial gunnery and close air support. GTA is composed of 4 branches: the maneuver branch, scheduling branch, safety branch and range support branch.

 

GTA encompasses 233 km
2 with over 113km of tank trails and over 241km of secondary roads. The training area boasts 44 digitally connected computerized ranges—the most in the U.S Army. We have 43 artillery position areas, 24 mortar firing points, 2 airfields, 3 surveyed drop zones, 3 demolition areas and 2 dig sites for engineer training, plus 2 main impacts areas and 3 impact areas associated with specific ranges.
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Call
  • Commercial in Germany: 09641-83-XXXX
  • From the US: 011-49-9641-83-XXXX
  • DSN from the US: (314) 475-xxxx
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    Firing Desk: x6332
    Range Safety: x6332
    Range Scheduler: x8387
    Maneuver Branch: x6918
    Air Operations: x6108