Accession Number:

ADA259704

Title:

Legacy in the Sand: The United States Army Armament, Munitions and Chemical Command in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm

Descriptive Note:

Historical rept. 1990-1991

Corporate Author:

ARMY ARMAMENT MUNITIONS AND CHEMICAL COMMAND ROCK ISLAND IL

Report Date:

1992-12-21

Pagination or Media Count:

241.0

Abstract:

This is a broad historical sweep of the role of the U.S. Army Armament, Munitions and Chemical Command in operation Desert ShieldStorm. This command was responsible for the distribution of all the conventional ammunition used by American forces during the Gulf War. It was also responsible for the management of materiel including Chemical Defensive Equipment for all American troops. The command had the responsibility of shipping materiel and ammunition into the theater of operation and deployment of personnel and repair parts and equipment.... AMCCOM, Operation Desert ShieldStorm ODS Southwest Asia SWA Deployment, Materiel, Ammunition, Logistics, Procurement, Shipping.

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE