The American army in the 2019 financial year, plans to purchase 150 thousand artillery shells, although it was originally going to buy only 16.5 thousand such ammunition. About it writes the edition Task and Purpose.
It is noted that this and 148.3 thousand 155-mm shells, and more than a thousand rockets melee with Excalibur GPS-guided.
The head of the budget office of the U.S. army, major General Paul Chamberlain explained that the US is preparing in armed conflict, requiring “a determination”. The lack of shells the Americans there, but they tend to update the Arsenal.