After deaths at ammo plants, lawmakers to quiz US Army leaders on modernizing production

A separate audit of the Defense Department’s transportation practices for arms, ammunition and explosives released in March faulted the department for failing to properly track thousands of shipments by truck and rail, which exposed the public to materiel that were “stolen, damaged, exploded, ignited, or spilled across public highways.” The Pentagon’s inspector general also found that commercial carriers did not always comply with safety regulations.

Article source: https://www.defensenews.com/congress/2020/09/21/after-deaths-at-ammo-plants-lawmakers-to-quiz-us-army-leaders-on-modernizing-production/

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