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Army arsenal spotlights capability upgrade

27th October 2017 - 13:00 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Las Vegas

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A recent $41.7 million investment in the Watervliet Arsenal manufacturing centre has positioned the arsenal to better support the emerging readiness needs of US and foreign militaries, US Army representatives have highlighted.

‘This is not the same arsenal that it was when I took command in July 2016,’ said Col Joseph Morrow, Arsenal Commander. 

‘Due to a significant and recent rise in sustainment and modernisation readiness needs of our army and of our allies, we must nearly double our current manufacturing capacity in the next four years.’

To reinforce his point, the commander pointed to more than $100 million in

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