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Depleted Uranium by RedOut Depleted Uranium by RedOut
America uses depleted urainum tiped shells and missiles. First used by US forces illegaly in the first gulf war. The US used about 300 tons of depleted uranium in the invasion of Iraq, leaving much of the country hazardous to both the troops and the Iraqis.

Depleted uranium (Uranium-238) has a half-life of 4.5 billion years, meaning it takes that long to lose half of it's strength, so the 300 tons of uranium spread through Iraq isnt going to fizzle out anytime soon.

Another example of just how much the US cares about the people in Iraq.
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EmmaTheJones Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2010
It gonna be around longer than the sun is dated to explode.
Damn evil shit.
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Trojinn Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2009
Very nice piece . Favourited .
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thediscobunny Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2007
silly theres a reason that depleted uranium is called "depleted" uranium.

depleted uranium only becomes "depleted" when all the radioactivity is sucked out of it leaving it well... depleted.

the uranium is used becasue it is one of the densist metals in the world and thus, really good at blowing the hell out of tanks.
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limeflavouredbagels Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2007
Thats absolutely revolting. But your image is frigging sweet. [favs]
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DarkApple Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2006
That's fucking great.

god damn... you're actually pissing me off with your skill...

and you're only 17... fuck.... this might be the point where inferiority complex is beginning with me
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superhero-number-1 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2006
Yeah you sure got that right. DU munitions are certainly doing sever and permanent damage to civilians and non civilians in Iraq, Afghanistan and Yugoslavia. It's a shame so few people around know or care about it. I thought agent orange was bad, then I found out about DU. I wonder what the US military is going to suprise us all with next.
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BAM-your-dead Featured By Owner May 27, 2006
this is really cool. I like that you put some historical context to it. spreads the knowledge.
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Nanaki7 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2006
that looks pretty sweet
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N-Dr01d Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2006
Very, very nice, i love it.
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DaOnlyOverlord Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2006
Bravisimo! You get my Fav:thumbsup:
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