Pentagon to Destroy $1 Billion of Ammunition

Posted: April 30, 2014 in Uncategorized


Sheeple: People unable to think for themselves


The details on this are a little sketchy at the moment, but I’m going to say that destroying $1 billion of munitions seems, oh, maybe just a tad bit wasteful to me.

According to a USA Today report, the Pentagon is set to do just that. Over $1 billion of munitions will be destroyed, despite the fact that much of the ammo may still be usable by troops.

According to USA Today,

It’s impossible to know what portion of the arsenal slated for destruction — valued at $1.2 billion by the Pentagon — remains viable because the Defense Department’s inventory systems can’t share data effectively, according to a Government Accountability Office report obtained by USA TODAY.

The result: potential waste of unknown value.

“There is a huge opportunity to save millions, if not billions of dollars if the (Pentagon) can make some common-sense improvements to how it manages…

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