Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna
Definition/Scope: (DLA) Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., is the eastern DLA Strategic Distribution Platform, with facilities at New Cumberland and Mechanicsburg, providing military and commercial repair parts, clothing and textiles, medical supplies and industrial and electronic components to military customers throughout the United States and the world. DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., is home to the largest distribution facility in DoD - the Eastern Distribution Center, located at New Cumberland, Pa. Container consolidation points for both the Army and the Air Force are operated at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., consolidating materiel from U.S. facilities into sea van containers and Air Force 463L Air Line of Communication pallets for overseas shipments. The organization supports the fielding of new weapons systems for the Army through the assembly of repair parts, tools and technical manuals at the Unit Materiel Fielding Point and manages the Navy’s Publications and Forms mission. Medical Set Assembly is also a key operation. DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., is also one of DLA Distribution two sites where Unitized Rations are built, which are used in the field feeding systems for the Army and Marines.
Used For:Defense Distribution Depot Susquehanna PA
Acronym:DLA Distribution Susquehanna
Broader Terms:Defense Distribution Center
Related Terms:Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Albany