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Pentagon looks to Idaho for antimony

Metal Tech News - September 21, 2022

 

Last updated 10/4/2022 at 2:12pm

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Antimony is used in fire retardants, ammunition, night vision goggles, and a range of other U.S. military equipment.

Perpetua receives two DOD grants to study military-grade antimony from Stibnite, ID

Geopolitical tensions with China and Russia's war with Ukraine has the Pentagon concerned about securing domestic supplies of antimony, a metal-like element that is critical to military hardware and emerging renewable energy storage technologies.

To investigate the potential of securing this supply from...



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