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  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. GunBroker.com - Wikipedia

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    Established in 1999, GunBroker.com is one of the world's largest online marketplace for firearms. GunBroker.com was founded by Steven F. Urvan after eBay started restricting gun sales. Urvan ran the company until it was acquired by Ammo, Inc in 2021. At the closing of merger, it had $60 million in revenue and 6 million registered users.

  5. 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.

  6. List of 5.56×45mm NATO firearms - Wikipedia

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    The table below gives a list of firearms that can fire the 5.56×45mm NATO cartridge, first developed and used in the late 1970s for the M16 rifle, which to date, is the most widely produced weapon in this caliber.

  7. List of most-produced firearms - Wikipedia

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    This amounts to "120.5 firearms for every 100 residents." [3] The world's armed forces control about 133 million (about 13 percent) of the global total of small arms, of which over 43 percent belong to two countries, the Russian Federation (30.3 million) and the People's Republic of China (27.5 million). [2]

  8. List of firearms - Wikipedia

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    List of firearms. This is an extensive list of small arms —including pistols, revolvers, submachine guns, shotguns, battle rifles, assault rifles, sniper rifles, machine guns, personal defense weapons, carbines, designated marksman rifles, multiple-barrel firearms, grenade launchers, underwater firearms, anti-tank rifles, anti-materiel rifles ...

  9. Caseless ammunition - Wikipedia

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    Caseless ammunition ( CL ), [1] or caseless cartridge, is a configuration of weapon-cartridge that eliminates the cartridge case that typically holds the primer, propellant and projectile together as a unit. Instead, the propellant and primer are fitted to the projectile in another way so that a cartridge case is not needed, for example inside ...