Accession Number : ADA336762

Title :   Information Search of Toxic-Free Ammunition

Descriptive Note : Summary rept. Feb-Apr 94

Corporate Author : SAA INTERNATIONAL LTD GERMANTOWN MD

Personal Author(s) : Adelman, Stephen ; Buc, Steven M.

PDF Url : ADA336762

Report Date : APR 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 96

Abstract : Task Order No. 0001, Information Search of Toxic-Free Ammunition addresses issues related to toxic and environmentally harmful effects caused by the use of some of the current small arms ammunition. The effort has consisted of looking at the theoretical aspects of replacing metallic lead and lead compounds in both service and training cartridges, as well as the current practice.

Descriptors :   *SMALL ARMS AMMUNITION, METALS, TOXICITY, LEAD COMPOUNDS, REGULATIONS, HEAVY METALS, CARTRIDGES.

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE