Accession Number:

AD0760447

Title:

The Future of the United States Army Materiel Command Arsenals.

Descriptive Note:

Student essay,

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-12-27

Pagination or Media Count:

25.0

Abstract:

The essay examines and evaluates past history and current missions of research, development, engineering, pilot production, procurement and support of military ordnance materiel. It will show how the arsenals were transformed from their primary functions as manufacturing facilities to their current configuration as research and development centers. Arsenal-industry relationships are explored and the importance and rationale for preserving the current arsenal system are developed. Recommendations for improving the arsenal image and eliminating confusion as to their role are also made. Modified author abstract

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE