[lbo-talk] DU weapon use in Libya

Jordan Hayes jmhayes at j-o-r-d-a-n.com
Wed Apr 27 11:56:51 PDT 2011

Dennis Redmond writes:

> I've been following the newsfeeds pretty closely, but
> haven't seen any sign of this. DU ammunition is limited
> to close-attack aircraft like A-10 gunships and the like,
> but the UN mission is using Mirages and drones, which
> rely on precision missiles.

Here's one you missed:


>> 29-Mar-2011
>> US gunships mark change of tactic in Libya air strikes
>> AC-130 gunships and A10 tankbusters, of the kind used in
>> Iraq and Afghanistan, have been deployed by the US


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