Defense National Stockpile Center

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The Defense National Stockpile Center (DNSC) is a branch of the United States' Defense Logistics Agency, whose purpose it is to store, secure, and sell raw materials. The DNSC is based in Fort Belvoir and has operations throughout the United States. Materials they offer for sale include: aluminum oxide, beryllium, chromium, cobalt, diamonds, ferrochromium, ferromanganese, iodine, iridium, mica, niobium, platinum group metals, talc, tantalum, thorium, tin, tungsten and zinc.


The DNSC currently has facilities in, but not limited to:

The DNSC formerly had a facility north of Binghamton, New York, in Fenton, New York. A stone spillway at that location was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[2]


  1. ^ Final Status Survey Plan DNSC, Somerville Depot, Hillsborough, NJ, February 2006
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.

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