Gallery: UK Military Develops Paint That Absorbs Fallout From Chemical ...

 
A Challenger 2 main battle tank leads Warrior Infantry Fighting vehicles over a bridge during battle group manoeuvers in Kosovo.

In what has to be one of the strangest collaborations ever, military scientists from the UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) have been working with global paint and coating company AkzoNobel to develop an anti-chemical weapon paint that can absorb harmful chemicals from enemy weapons. It is hoped that the paint will be used on vehicles, such as the UK’s Warrior tank, to protect troops from potential chemical and biological attacks.

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