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Old 02-08-2013, 15:41   #22
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Originally Posted by SCmasterblaster View Post
Wow. I wonder why the caliber is omitted?
As far as the military was concerned, they covered that when they identified the ammunition as "M-2"

That was all the identification that they needed.

Much like today when troops require ammunition for their M-4 rifles, the ammunition will simply be marked on it's boxes as "M-855", "M-193", "M-856" etc., with only the manufacturer initials and year on the casing.

Think WCC-04, LC-08, and such.

Those numbers tell all the story that the need to know.

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