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'We are unable to investigate this on the details provided. We're not aware of any specific incidents when troops ran out of ammunition.
'Equipping our troops and making sure they have the resources and the means to do their jobs and defend their positions is an absolute priority'.
Originally posted by paraphi
The question is whether there are really supply problems or whether the troops in question just expended all the ammo they were carrying - you can only carry so much.
We have seen / heard it all before. One ranting officer causes front page coverage.
Anyway, as this is a NATO operation, I am sure shortages in one area could (and probably are) resolved by othe nations as the ammo is interchangable - is it not.
Originally posted by Neutrino
At the moment our government would like to train soldiers to have a one shot one kill style training to save on military costs so no wonder they ran out of ammunition
Originally posted by fritz
I find your reply somewhat insensative, my friend.