National Weather Service In Ellsworth Solicits Bid for Thousands of Rounds of Ammo
On 9 Aug 2012, the Department of Commerce, for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration by way of the National Weather Service, put out a solicitation for a small variety of ammunition.
40,000 rounds...for semiautomatic pistols to be factory-loaded .40 S&W caliber, 180-grain jacketed hollow point (JHP); 6,000 rounds of frangible, 125-grain CFRHT .40 caliber.
All the ammunition and targets are being spread out over the US to three locations, Ellsworth ME, New Bedford MA, Wall NJ, and St. Petersburg, FL.
Basic question is "WHY?" Followed by "FOR WHAT PURPOSE?"
I'm sure the anwer or answers will be interesting.