View Full Version : Thousands of guns U.S. sent to Afghanistan are missing

11-12-2009, 05:21 PM
More than one-third of all weapons the United States has procured for Afghanistan’s government are missing, according to a government report released Thursday. The U.S. military failed to “maintain complete inventory records for an estimated 87,000 weapons — or about 36 percent — of the 242,000 weapons that the United States procured and shipped to Afghanistan from December 2004 through June 2008,” a U.S. Government Accountability Office report states.
“Accountability lapses occurred throughout the supply chain,” it says.
The Defense Department spent roughly $120 million during that period to acquire a range of small arms and light weapons for the Afghan National Security Forces, including rifles, machine guns and rocket-propelled grenade launchers.


11-17-2009, 06:03 PM
same shit happened in Iraq. up to 150,000 weapons went missing. then suddenly you saw images of terrorists with M4's and M16's instead of AK's.