In reality we now know that the numbers of munitions was actually much higher.
In contrast, drones cannot refuel in midair, conduct airdrops, or carry a meaningful amount of munitions.
He was “fighting a war by making bombs” at a munitions factory in Nevada, Brewer explained to Van Susteren on Thursday night.
mid-15c., from Middle French municion "fortification, defense, defensive wall" (14c.), from Latin munitionem (nominative munitio) "a defending, fortification, protecting," noun of action from past participle stem of munire "to fortify," from moenia "defensive walls," related to murus "wall" (see mural). By 1530s the sense had passed through "military stores" to become "ammunition."