Department of Homeland Security Purchases 1.2 Billion Rounds, Looking to Buy 200 Million More | THE JEENYUS CORNER
September 25, 2012 1 Comment
Despite purchasing approximately 1.2 billion rounds over the past six months, the Department of Homeland Security is looking to acquire another 200 million rounds for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency.
According to solicitations posted on the federal business opportunities network website, the government is looking to buy 200 million rounds of .223 over the next several years, in addition to 176,000 rounds of .308 caliber, 168 grain hollow-point boat-tail (HPBT) and 25,000 rounds of blank .308.
News of this information has some within the blogosphere predicting that the government is preparing for a sustained period of civic unrest, an “all-out American Spring” as Israeli National News described it.
James Smith, of the Prepper Podcast, warned that it is “the type of ammunition and not necessarily the quantity that is troubling.”
Smith argued that the .308 will be used to train snipers at the DHS (the…
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