Fifty Million Reasons That Make People Think Obama Is Planning A Civil War
By James Smith
19 Dec 12
On the heels of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center’s (FLETC) solicitation for 200,000 rounds of .40 cal ammunition, the Customs and Border Enforcement (CBE) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has place a presolicitation for a total of 250,000,000 rounds (250 MILLION) rounds of .40 S&W cal ammunition over the next 5 years in a contract style known as indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity (ID/IQ). That is 50 million rounds a year.
This solicitation is a follow up on a Special Notice filed exactly 3 months ago on behalf of CBE and ICE.
The stated purpose is:
The purpose of this solicitation is to achieve price savings over the current 40 SW ammunition. Resulting award will be used for training/qualifications only, not for duty use.
However, in August of 2011, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement requested and awarded a contract for 350,000,000 (350 MILLION) rounds. See the following articles: