NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — One of the key measures of effectiveness for any warfighting organization is materiel readiness – the ability to maintain ships, aircraft, vehicles and weapons systems, keeping them in the fight. Ensuring materiel readiness has posed a challenge for military forces since the dawn of warfare, particularly in expeditionary environments where logistics chains are difficult and often contested.

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