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Military surplus are goods, usually matériel, that are sold at public auction when no longer needed by the military. Entrepreneurs often buy these goods and resell them at surplus stores. Military surplus rarely includes weapons or munitions, though they are occasionally found in such stores. Usually the goods sold by the military are clothing, equipment, and tools of a generally useful nature. Matériel (from the French for equipment or hardware, related to the word material) is a term used in English to refer to the equipment and supplies in military and commercial supply chain management. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... For the computer game previously called Entrepreneur, see The Corporate Machine. ... A surplus store sells items that are used, or purchased but never used, but no longer needed. ... A weapon is a tool used to kill or incapacitate a person or animal, or destroy a military target. ... Materiel (from the French for material) is the equipment and supplies in Military and commercial supply chain management. ... Girls wearing formal attire for dancing, an example of one of the many modern forms of clothing. ... This page discusses common devices known as tools, for other meanings see Tool (disambiguation) Modern hammer A tool is, among other things, a device that provides a mechanical or mental advantage in accomplishing a task. ... For other uses, see Tool (disambiguation). ...


The largest seller of military surplus in the world is Liquidity Services, Inc., which operates two subsidiaries, Government Liquidation, LLC -- Government Auctions -- (www.govliquidation.com), and Liquidity Services Ltd. (www.uksurplus.com), which sell military surplus under contracts with the U.S. Department of Defense and the UK Ministry of Defence respectively.


UK Government Disposals sales disposing of Ministry of Defence stock are held as tender sales by Witham Ltd of Grantham in Lincs. Sale dates listed on the free site of -- Government Auction News.


Self trading company is one of the largest sellers of military surplus to general public in United Kingdom.


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See also

The Surplus Property Act of 1944 (49 USC 47151) is an act of the United States Congress that was enacted to provide for the disposal of surplus government property to a State, political subdivision of a State, or tax-supported organization. Many of its provisions were repealed on 1949-07...

External links

  • Examples of Military surplus equipment
  • The Pirate's Lair - Examples of Antique & Contemporary Military and Naval surplus dinnerware and tableware primarilly for US Navy, US Coast Guard, USMC Marine Corps

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Military surplus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (162 words)
Military surplus are goods, usually matériel, that are sold at public auction when no longer needed by the military.
Military surplus rarely includes weapons or munitions, though they are occasionally found in such stores.
The largest seller of military surplus in the world is Liquidity Services, Inc., which operates two subsidiaries, Government Liquidation, LLC -- Government Auctions -- (www.govliquidation.com), and Liquidity Services Ltd. (www.uksurplus.com), which sell military surplus under contracts with the U.S. Department of Defense and the UK Ministry of Defence respectively.
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We carry massive amounts of military surplus items good for the jungle to the Arctic.
We have a wide selection of military surplus sleeping bags from around the world that have been field tested in all climates and all countries.
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