Saturday, December 31, 2016

Seeds From Bullets

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The US Army manufactures and consumes hundreds of thousands of training rounds that are fired at proving grounds and training ranges in the United States and around the world. Currently they are left on the ground after use where they take hundreds of years or more to biodegrade.
The US Department of Defence is exploring the use of biodegradable training ammunition embedded with seeds to grow environmentally beneficial plants that eliminate ammunition debris and contaminants.
The official link for this solicitation is: http://www.acq.osd.mil/osbp/sbir/solicitations/sbir20171/index.shtm

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