Skip to comments.DHS Solicits For More Various Caliber Ammunition
Posted on 04/02/2013 5:22:14 PM PDT by PilotDave
According to the solicitation (HSFLAR-13-Q-00019), DHS is ordering ammunition in .45 long Colts, .45 ACP, .22LR, 30-30, 12 gauge shotgun shells, 410 gauge shotgun shells, .357, and 7.69x39mm. Thats quite a spread for DHS.
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They said they were buying in bulk to save on costs. Now they realize that their firearms don’t all take the same bullets???
A valid assumption. However, how many ammo manufacturers would be willing to refuse a contract from DHS double, triple or quadruple the price on the open market?
It wouldn’t surprise me if they offered a dollar a bullet.
This makes it obvious that DHS is purchasing for the purpose of distorting the market.
They have no use for .45 Colt ammo and very little for .22 or .410.
I am not being critical of either, but pointing out the fact that it has probably been 100 years since any military or LEO organization has used ..45 Colt ammo.
Well, maybe 75 years.
45 long colt? 7.62x39?
By the calibers mentioned, it appears that DHS folks intend to become cowboys/cowgirls. ;-) Or that they intend to choke supplies of even those calibers, until gun control bills are passed.
And 30-30. Last I heard of LE using that was when the executed Gary Gilmore by firing squad in Utah.
With this spread, there can't be any other reason.
Are any ammo mfgrs publicly traded?
If so I’d guess the regime and its affiliates have invested heavily there prior to the buying program.
I’m certain they’ve gone heavy into firearms mfg investments.
> I’ve been thinking, under my tinfoil cap, are they creating
> the ammo shortage by just buying it ALL up with the play
That, yes, and they’re giving it to the bloody, genocidal Moslem savages in Egypt, “Palestine”, Syria, Jordan, and Libya.
Meanwhile, we have a sequester, doncha know.
We don’t have enough money for “essential services”, doncha know.
But we have plenty of money to dry up the ammo supply and give billions of dollars worth of weapons and ammo to the Mahometan savages.
or pass an ammo tax
We will be attacked. Just the fact that Obambi's handlers refuse to promote any generals who will not kill American non-combatant citizens right here in America tells me that something very tragic and horrible is being planned by Obozo's handlers.
It's his handlers I worry a lot about . . . not the stupid ass in our White House . . . he's out trying to shoot baskets and play golf. It's his handlers we should fear.
Just what is planned? I'd hate to find out.
Exactly what I was wondering.....they couldn’t be that sinister could they?........./sarc
Hmm - .45 Long Colt, .30-30, .410 and 7.62x39?
Sounds like a bunch of DHS agents put in a requisition for ammo that fits their own personal firearms. The people in procurement either don't know enough to question the purchase or they're in on it.
This is either BS or very very disturbing. I find it difficult to believe they have need of a 7.62 x 39 rifle. Or 22 L.R.
I have - er had, before my tragic boating accident, a Rossi Circuit Judge that shot both .45 Colt Long cartridge AND 410 shotgun shells
It was a rifle built like a 5-shot revolver
I’m also wondering of the ammo shortages are worldwide?
WTF. I didn’t know DHS used 22LR or 30-30...