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Depleated Uranium replacement material
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Posted by: Cramog

07/31/2003, 15:28:37

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Found an interesting article on
http://www.newscientist.com/news/news.jsp?id=ns99994004

"'Safe' alternative to depleted uranium revealed

19:00 30 July 03

Controversial anti-tank shells tipped with depleted uranium may be
phased out if an alternative material proves its worth.

The US Army is expected to award a contract this week for the
manufacture of prototype ammunition incorporating a "liquid metal"
alloy. The new rounds could be in service within two years. " more

Glenn







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