Getting AM Up to Speed Across the Army Life Cycle
Journal Article - Open Access
U.S. Army Research Development and Engineering Command Aberdeen Proving Ground United States
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The U.S. Army, along with the Defense Logistics Agency DLA, manages thousands of unique items, called materiel, in order to support its land force mission. This materiel can be broken into several portfolios platforms, payloads and equipment. Platforms, such as helicopters and tactical vehicles, are weapon systems that can transport payloads and equipment. Payloads, such as missiles and armaments, deliver lethality to a target. Equipment includes communications systems, tools, body armor or other ancillary gear that a soldier may have to carry.
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
- Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems