TITLE

Small-Arms Ammunition Production and Acquisition: Too Many Eggs in One Basket?

AUTHOR(S)
Siekman, Mark W.; Anderson, David A.; Boyce, Allan S.
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Army Sustainment;Sep/Oct2010, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the acquisition strategy of small-arms ammunition in the U.S. to comply with the operation and training requirements of the U.S. Army. It presents comparison of the operational requirements for small-arms ammunition with the competence and limitations of production to identify whether change in acquisition strategy is necessary. It specifically explores the acquisition and production of small-arms ammunition in Lake City, Missouri.
ACCESSION #
55413488

 

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