Defense Surplus Equipment Disposal: Background Information12 December 2011
The US Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Disposition Services are responsible for property reuse, precious metal recovery, recycling, hazardous property disposal and the demilitarisation of military equipment.
This report provides detailed background information related to when a defence property is declared as ready for disposal, the disposition service activities, means of disposal and the terms and conditions required to accomplish the intent of disposal.
The report also provides information related to the controlling legal authority for the disposal and the major recipients of the property that include state and local governments, law enforcement support offices, fire-fighting support and humanitarian assistance programmes.
Defense Surplus Equipment Disposal: Background Information