The United States intends to purchase Soviet-style ammunition and weapons systems. As RT writes with reference to the relevant document, tender for the purchase of special ammunition and weapon systems produced in the USSR and the Warsaw Pact countries (SBSV) announced by the United States Army Command.
according to the document, special ammunition and weapon systems will be used to “activities of the Department of Defense and other US government agencies, as well as for foreign allies”.
Within the framework of this purchase under SBSV and ammunition, not meeting NATO standards, mainly refers to ammunition and weapons, produced and used in the former USSR and the countries of the Eastern Bloc
– clarified in the text.
According to the terms of the tender, US interested in Soviet aircraft missiles, mortar systems and their components, as well as small and medium caliber ammunition, large-caliber tank and cannon, artillery and mortar shells.
All, what will be purchased under this program, intended for use in tests, training and combat use, directed “to support the National Military Strategy”.
specified, that the program will be valid for five years, during this time, the US government has the right to order delivery “no more 4,1 billion units of special ammunition and weapon systems” from several suppliers at once.