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  2. 2008–2016 United States ammunition shortage - Wikipedia

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    The 2008–2016 United States ammunition shortage was a shortage of civilian small arms ammunition in the United States that started in late 2008, [1] and continued through most or all of 2010, with an additional shortage beginning in December 2012 and continuing throughout 2013. The 2008 election of President Barack Obama triggered increased ...

  3. 2020–present United States ammunition shortage - Wikipedia

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    Appearance. hide. The 2020–present United States ammunition shortage is the most recent of all the ammunition shortages in the United States. It arose out of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, the 2020 United States presidential election, and the George Floyd protests. The lack of sufficient ammunition for consumers in the United ...

  4. List of the United States Army munitions by supply catalog ...

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    The SNL was an inventory system used from 1930 to 1958 to catalog all the items the Army's Ordnance Corps issued. The AIC was used by the United States Army Ordnance Corps from January, 1942 to 1958. It listed munitions and explosives (items from SNLs P, R, S, and T), items that were considered priority issue for soldiers in combat.

  5. MidwayUSA - Wikipedia

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    MidwayUSA (formerly Ely Arms, Inc.) was a small start-up gun shop in Columbia, Missouri that opened on June 18, 1977. The business was opened by Larry Potterfield, with his next younger brother Jerry, in a 151 square metres (1,630 sq ft) metal, pole-frame building. Jerry sold his half interest to Larry in 1980 and returned home to farm.

  6. CCI Ammunition - Wikipedia

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    Website. www .cci-ammunition .com. CCI (Cascade Cartridge Inc.), based in Lewiston, Idaho, manufactures rimfire ammunition, centerfire handgun ammunition, and primers for reloaders and industrial ammunition production. CCI made the first mini-mag rimfire ammunition in 1963, and in 1975 developed the Stinger, a high velocity .22 Long Rifle product.

  7. 9×39mm - Wikipedia

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    The 9×39 is based on the Soviet 7.62×39mm case, but with the neck expanded to fit a 9.2mm bullet. Final design was completed by N. Zabelin, L. Dvoryaninova and Y. Frolov of the TsNIITochMash in the 1980s. The intent was to create a more stealthy cartridge for suppressed firearms used by Spetnaz and other special troops that had more power ...

  8. List of modern armament manufacturers - Wikipedia

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    Chantier Davie Canada Inc. INKAS Armored Vehicle Manufacturing. Irving Shipbuilding Incorporated (ISI) Magellan Aerospace Corporation (Magellan) MetalCraft Marine Incorporated (MCM) Ontario Drive and Gear Ltd. (trading name as ARGO) Seaspan Marine Corporation. Viking Air. Chile.

  9. Bulk loaded liquid propellants - Wikipedia

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    Bulk loaded liquid propellants are an artillery technology that was pursued at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and U.S. Naval Weapons Center from the 1950s through the 1990s. The advantages would be simpler guns and a wider range of tactical and logistic options. Better accuracy and tactical flexibility would theoretically come from standard ...