Army looks at 3D printing warheads

July 31, 2014 in Video by RBN

3D printing may soon revolutionize warfare. The Army is working on a project to “print” warheads, modernizing the manufacturing process of the complex devices that have not dramatically changed since WWII. Allowing for intricate designs to control “detonation physics,” blasts radiuses and other aspects of the explosive capsules can be tailor-made for specific circumstances. RT’s Meghan Lopez takes a look at the innovative plans.