US Army Material Command, Combatant Command, Functional
Definition/Scope: The United States Army Materiel Command (AMC) is an army command responsible for materiel readiness, to include technology, acquisition support, materiel development, logistics power projection, and sustainment. The command’s missions range from development of weapon systems and research to maintenance and distribution of spare parts. AMC operates the research, development and engineering centers, Army Research Laboratory, depots, arsenals, ammunition plants, and other facilities, and maintains the Army’s prepositioned stocks, both on land and afloat. The command is also the Department of Defense (DOD) Executive Agent for chemical weapons stockpile and conventional ammunition.
Use:Army Material Command
Used For:Army Material Command
Narrower Terms:AMC Europe
Related Terms:Acquisition Strategy Panel