Des Moines, Iowa – -(Ammoland.com)- Those of you shopping for economically priced .223 and 5.56 ammunition may be discovering that it is getting harder and harder to find.
There is significant demand for these calibers at this moment, with the US Army the main buyer of the lower-priced ammunition.
From our various sources, we are hearing that the Army is bringing their reserves back up to a reasonable level in anticipation of the perceivable conflicts our military may be engaged in over the next 24 plus months.And you thought the war in Iraq was pretty much over, and Afghanistan was winding down... Hint: four letter word for a country with nuclear ambitions. And I rather doubt that the Obama Administration is making plans based on their expectation of a major change in policy after November.
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