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Defense Primer: Department of Defense Maintenance Depots

This article discusses a significant part of the Organic Industrial Base (OIB), namely the “maintenance depots” of the Department of Defense. These facilities are primarily in charge of providing “depot-level maintenance and repair” for various military platforms and pieces of equipment.

This report serves as a primer for those who are interested in a comprehensive overview of the maintenance depots, including responsibilities, locations of major sites, and relevant legislation.




  • Author(s):
  • Luke A. Nicastro
  • Cameron M. Keys
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Defense Primer: Department of Defense Maintenance Depots
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Publisher:Congressional Research Service
Published:December 30, 2022
License:Public Domain

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