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AUSA Global: New divestiture thinking for US Army

14th March 2017 - 16:42 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Huntsville, Alabama

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The US Army is looking at new concepts for the divestiture of obsolete military equipment.

This means re-defining how they manage processes at the US Army's Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology (ASA(ALT)) organisation that is responsible for equipment disposal.

Speaking at this week's AUSA Global Force gathering in Huntsville, Alabama, Steffanie Easter, principal deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the ASA ALT, said that until recently there were 'a lot of different definitions' for what divestiture could mean.

'The first definition I was introduced to was to divest by taking capability from one part of the army – the active part

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