A safe space for your precious ammo
- Steel Construction
- Army model M2A1
- NSN: 8140-00-960-1699
- Smooth, flat sides and top
- Dimensions 11" x 7" x 5.5"
Your ammo keeps you safe, so make sure that its safe and handy by storing it in this military issue small arms ammo container. It’s ideal for use as a small to mid-sized ammo storage container. Built to withstand serious wear, it’s the perfect clean, safe, and dry place for storing bullets, shotgun or rifle shells, tools or even your lunch.
The ammo can is made of steel with a rubber gasket under the lid to create a waterproof cover an a seam hinge to open. The end-opening lid has a quick release latch to make it easy to lock and open. There is a metal handle on the top, attached with rectangular wire loops, which lays flat when not in use. Initially introduced in the 1950s, this ammo can was designed to carry link belts of 100 cartridges of .50 Cal ammunition to be used with the Browning machine gun. After it was first introduced, the case quickly became used to carry all sorts of ammunition and assorted equipment.
The M2A1 ammunition box has been used by the U.S. military for small and medium caliber cartridges, for artillery fuses and more. Examples include Cartridge 5.56 mm bandoleers and linked, Cartridge 7.62 mm bandoleers and linked, Cartridge .30 caliber carbine, Cartridge .50 caliber linked, Cartridge .38 special, Cartridge 9mm (20 cartons of 50), Cartridge .45 ACP, Cartridge 12 gauge shotgun shell, Cartridge .22LR.
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