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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.


Army Material Command

Used For:

Army Material Command
Army Materiel Development and Readiness Command



Broader Terms:

Army Commands
logistical service
major Army commands

Narrower Terms:

AMC Europe
AMC Far East
AMC major subordinate commands
AMC Saudi Arabia
Army Acquisition Pollution Prevention Support Office
Army Materiel Command installations
Army Prepositioned Stock
Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command
Eighth US Army
Installations and Services Activity
Redstone Arsenal
Strategic Mobility Logistics Base
U.S. Army Research Laboratory

Related Terms:

Acquisition Strategy Panel
Air Force Negotiating Team
Army Field Support Brigade
Best and Final Offer
Defense Distribution Center
Defense Logistics Agency
Defense Supply Center (Columbus)
Defense Supply Center (Philadelphia)
Defense Supply Center (Richmond)
HQDA retrograde policy
science and technology objectives
US Army Training and Doctrine Command

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