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Burn After Shooting: Army Employees Patent Self-Destructing Bullets | Popular Science

Burn After Shooting: Army Employees Patent Self-Destructing Bullets | Popular Science

When fired, the path of a .50 caliber bullet is the shortest and deadliest line between two points. For the soldier firing the weapon on the battlefield, this is generally good news. Yet as battles move into cities, bullets that go farther than necessary can injure and kill innocent bystanders just as easily as foes. Perhaps that’s why researchers have just patented a bullet with a limited range.

Source: Burn After Shooting: Army Employees Patent Self-Destructing Bullets | Popular Science