- Article Nr. 16
radioactive wasteland in Kosovo
workers.org-04 - 1999 By Teresa Gutierrez
Pentagon stepped up its war crimes against the people of Yugoslavia
with its decision to use A-10 "Warthog" jets and "Apache"
helicopters in Kosovo that fire shells using depleted uranium, a radioactive
is a low-flying, slow-moving plane often referred to as a tank buster.
It carries GAU-8/A Avenger seven-barrel cannons capable of firing 4,200
rounds of 30-millimeter shells per minute.
uranium (DU) is a radioactive and toxic metal that is almost twice as
dense as lead.
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