By Tom Knighton
If there’s anything that you expect the military to keep a pretty close eye on, it’s explosives. However, even then, things work through the cracks and not everything can be accounted for. Maybe it was listed as used in training, or maybe it was just considered lost. Who knows?
What we do know is that a sizeable cache of explosives was recently found in Northern Arizona, and when I say “sizeable cache,” I’m not using that in the mainstream media sense of the term where I’m talking about a couple of M-80’s and an old stick of dynamite. No, this is the real deal.
Authorities say military explosives were buried for two decades before being found by construction workers in Northern Arizona.
The ATF says the military explosives were found by a construction crew in a rural area of Pine, Arizona on October 25, 2017.
The military explosives found at the scene include:
- 80 M112 blocks of military C4 explosive
- Nine M18A1 Claymore antipersonnel mines with firing devices
- One roll of military detonating cord
A $10,000 reward is being offered by the ATF for any information on just where these came from.
I’ll be honest, the C4 is less troubling to me …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms