Originally Posted by baja
Dude if you don't have a shock & awe experience over the 2B bullet purchase by the DHS than I don't know what to tell you/ I don't think you have any idea how much 2 BILLION ROUNDS actually is.
The only people in "shock and awe" are the ignorant like you. How many time do I have to say it:
1.) They haven't bought 2 billion rounds. They have several contracts that add up to a MAXIMUM LIMIT AT A CERTAIN PRICE of that many. Do you not understand the difference?
2.) What they have contracted if over a FIVE YEAR PERIOD.
3.) Given what the DHS does (lots and lots of training), the amount of ammo in the RFQ is quite reasonable.
In other words, the DHS has negotiated a bulk rate on ammo for 5 years, with a maximum limit to the number of rounds that they can buy at that rate. They have not actually bought that much ammo.
You have to be pretty GD daft to not understand that.
Lets say there are 50,000 DHS employees that fire 10 rounds a day it would take 5 1/2 years to go through that many rounds.
Again: Based on your reasoning
, how many rounds do they actually need? Why won't you answer such a simple question?