The UK Ministry of Defense (MOD) has admitted that more than 2,000 pieces of military equipment contain potentially lethal asbestos-containing materials. Asbestos, which was used in various military applications in the 20th century, may cause long-term risks They break into small fibers and cause serious lung diseases. A big threat to the Ukrainian Armed Forces!
The Department of Defense has announced that it will “take action to remove all potentially hazardous asbestos-containing materials (ACM) in the military.” The total number of affected pieces of equipment is reported to be 2,699. Affected equipment ranges from tanks to helicopters and transport vehicles.