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Pentagon to destroy $1B in ammunition, report says

The Pentagon is set to destroy more than $1 billion worth of ammunition, according to a report obtained by USA Today.
Much of the ammunition expected to be destroyed by the Pentagon, however, could possibly still be used by troops. Although, the exact amount is unknown because the Defense Department’s inventory operation does not share data on its ammunition efficiently, according to a Government Accountability Office report obtained by USA Today.
That news comes a year after the Department of Homeland Security was expected to purchase more than 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition in the coming years. The ...

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