Black Powder Is a Single Source Issue for the US Military
The sole domestic source for black powder, a key ingredient in the production of many military explosives such as bullets, mortar shells, and artillery rounds, was shut down nearly two years ago after an explosion destroyed much of the plant in Minden, Louisiana.
The mill is set to reopen in Summer 2023 under new ownership.
This scenario highlights a problem that has become far too common. Supply chains related to national security can be brought to a halt by […]