Accession Number:

AD1146333

Title:

Defense Primer: Department of Defense Pre-Positioned Materiel

Descriptive Note:

[Technical Report, Congressional Report]

Corporate Author:

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2020-12-09

Pagination or Media Count:

3

Abstract:

As part of its global posture, the U.S. military maintains war reserve materiel WRM, stocks of mission-essential secondary items, principal and end items, and munitions, to attain and sustain operational objectives in scenarios authorized by the Department of Defense DOD. Some of this materiel, designated pre-positioned WRM, or PWRM, is strategically located to facilitate a timely response during the initial phase of an operation. PWRM is stored worldwide at or near points of planned use in specialized facilities and dedicated ships.

Descriptors:

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

[A, Approved For Public Release]