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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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    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 States is to some ...

  4. MidwayUSA - Wikipedia

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    Ely Arms, Inc., the original name of MidwayUSA, was a small start-up gun shop in Columbia, Missouri that opened on June 18, 1977. Larry Potterfield, with his next younger brother Jerry, opened the business 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. [1]

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  6. US to send new weapons package worth $300 million for Ukraine

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    March 12, 2024 at 3:20 PM. By Mike Stone, Idrees Ali, Patricia Zengerle and Jeff Mason. WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States will send a new military aid package for Ukraine worth $300 million ...

  7. Ammunition - Wikipedia

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    Ammunition. A belt of 0.50 caliber ammunition loaded into an M2 Browning. Every fifth round (red tip) is an M20 (armor piercing incendiary tracer). Ammunition is the material fired, scattered, dropped, or detonated from any weapon or weapon system. [1] Ammunition is both expendable weapons (e.g., bombs, missiles, grenades, land mines) and the ...

  8. Scranton Army Ammunition Plant - Wikipedia

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    Scranton Army Ammunition Plant. /  41.40417°N 75.66611°W  / 41.40417; -75.66611. The Scranton Army Ammunition Plant (SCAAP) is a United States Army Joint Munitions Command (JMC) facility that manufactures large-caliber metal projectiles and mortar projectiles for the Department of Defense. [1]

  9. Bullet - Wikipedia

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    Bullet. 7.5×55mm Swiss full metal jacket, armor piercing, and tracer, spitzer projectiles. The three bullets on the right show cannelure evolution. A bullet is a kinetic projectile, a component of firearm ammunition that is shot from a gun barrel.