Bush suggests maintaining larger ammo stockpiles could be helpful during large-scale conflicts

By Dan Schere / February 5, 2024 at 6:51 PM
Ukraine's war with Russia has shown how the U.S. defense industrial base would benefit from maintaining larger stockpiles of ammunition during instances of largescale conflicts, Army acquisition chief Doug Bush suggested Monday. Speaking at a virtual event hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Bush said when the Ukraine war began two years ago, the Army had exactly the amount of 155mm shells it was supposed to have based on the Defense Department’s “policies, plans and assignments.” “So,...

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