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US Army Switching to Environmentally Friendly Bullets

The U.S. Army is taking the expression “get the lead out” quite literally and switching to lead-free, environmentally-friendly bullets.

The Army’s Picatinny Arsenal is working on a “green” version of the M80A1 7.62 mm bullet, which troops are supposed to start being issued in 2014, according to an Army press release.

Source: Daily Caller. Read full article. (link)

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  • Ted Levy||

    Also, dead bodies in vicinity of used bullets...excellent fertilizer.

  • Anders||

    Don't bother concentrating on war fighting, concentrate on running ships on algae and firing so called 'green' (wtf) bullets.

    We're screwed.

  • Juice||

    They already switched from lead to depleted uranium. It's done wonders for the environment.