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If a mostly passive effort against ISIL has drained 20,000 bombs and missiles, it is not clear if the new procurements together with increased operations would be enough to keep reserve stockpiles. According to USA Today, the ongoing effort resulted in US Air Force "depleting its stocks of munitions and prompting the service to scour depots around the world for more weapons and to find money to buy them."
Each block weighed 1,254 pounds and held 71 sacks containing sugar, dried egg powder, margarine, salt, cheese, tinned meat, flour, dried milk, coffee, cereals, tea, high vitamin chocolate, potatoes, etc.--all supplied from the British Ministry of Food's reserve stockpiles.
He said the United States would need to release its Strategic Petroleum Reserve stockpiles to counter the loss of Iranian exports.

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