Mission:

To decrease and preclude dependence upon foreign sources or single points of failure for strategic materials in times of national emergency.
 

Vision:

Subject matter experts solving the strategic and critical material needs for national defense.
 

Purpose:

Provide for the:

  • Operation and oversight of the National Defense Stockpile
  • Acquisition and retention of stockpile materials
  • Conversion and upgrade of stockpile materials to prevent obsolescence
  • Development and Qualification of domestic sources of strategic materials
  • Recycling of strategic materials from end-of-life Government items
  • Disposal of excess stocks for operational funding