The Daily Mirror: UK Ministry of Defense 'STOCKPILING' AmmoSubmitted by emalvini on Sat, 07/20/2013 - 14:29
The Daily Mirror: UK Ministry of Defense 'STOCKPILING' Ammo
By Chris Hughes Comments
20 Jul 2013 09:58
They face having to negotiate with suppliers to sell the excess back – the bullets are worthless once they pass their sell-by date
Defense chiefs have wasted half a million pounds on bullets that may never be fired.
They are accused of shooting themselves in the foot by buying about four million rounds of ammunition for the war in Afghanistan next year.
That’s likely to be TWICE as many as needed as our forces gradually hand over security to the Afghans.