Alaska REE project draws Pentagon interest
Strategic Materials Complex could enjoy Army, AIDEA funding Metal Tech News Weekly Edition – February 12, 2020
Last updated 7/2/2022 at 9:13am
Ucore Rare Metals Inc. wants to provide the Pentagon with an American source of rare earth elements, vital ingredients to a wide array of U.S. military hardware, from helmet mounted radios to laser guided missiles.
While essential to national defense, the U.S. currently depends on foreign countries for 100 percent of its supply of rare earths. And more than 80 percent of these critical metals a...