Depleted uranium is uranium with a lower content of the fissile isotope U-235
than natural uranium. (Natural ...
Jun 3, 2015 ... Information about depleted uranium, possible exposure during service, health
effects, and related VA programs.
May 18, 2000 ... The use of depleted uranium weapons is again causing concern. The people ...
The denser the projectile, the harder the impact for a given size.
The United Nations classifies Depleted Uranium ammunitions as illegal
Weapons of Mass Destruction because of their long-term impact on the land over
Jan 25, 2010 ... In contrast, chronic low dose exposure to depleted uranium may not ... to
separate the chemical toxicity of uranium from its radiologic effect and ...
Depleted uranium (DU), a waste product of uranium enrichment, has several
civilian and ... uranium; Biomonitoring; Radiation exposure; Toxicity; Health
Discussion of health effects of external exposure, ingestion, and inhalation of
Heavy metals (uranium, lead, tungsten, etc.) have chemical toxicity properties
that, in high doses, can cause adverse health effects. Depleted uranium that ...
Aug 12, 2006 ... A shell coated with depleted uranium pierces a tank like a hot knife through butter
, exploding on impact into a charring inferno. As tank armor, it ...
Jul 2, 2014 ... This smaller size means a smaller diameter, less aerodynamic drag and a
smaller area of impact, meaning that depleted uranium bullets can ...