DU rounds

Discussion in 'The Intelligence Cell' started by satnav, Nov 10, 2006.

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  1. Random thought. Do we (the UK) still use Depleted Uranium rounds? No need to answer if its sensitive. I just recalled their use from years pevious but realised I hadnt heard anything about them for a long time.
     
  2. Yes.

    Mainly because they work.

    NTM
     
  3. Random Response...

    What's it to do with you mate?

    (Ignore Tanker - he is a septic btw)

    I smell a fisherman!
     
  4. Thanks for your response. Its nothing to do with me apart from the fact I asked. What the hell is a fisherman? Who gives a fcuk? If youve got a problem with the question dont answer. As it happens ive got the answer and am quite happy if the thread just disappears now.

    Thanks tanker.
     
  5. So its still in service then but rarely used.
    Thankyou.
     
  6. I didn't know they were still using this stuff.

    I saw a talk back in 1998 by Doug Rokke, the man who used to run the US Army's DU clean-up team in Gulf War 1. Bad news - a lot of his team died after exposure to DU. He resigned in protest and still does road-shows railing against it. (has lots of interviews on the net if you're interested)

    OK, we may have dropped a couple of tonnes in 2003, but the US fired off 500 tonnes of this crAp.

    Disappointed it hasn't been banned but then what would we expect from the MoD?