TIL of a secret classified material known as FOGBANK used by the US in the manufacturing of nuclear warheads in the late 70s and early 80s. The US forgot how to manufacture it, and spent millions to reverse engineer the material in the late 2000s to refurbish older warheads.

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TIL of a secret classified material known as FOGBANK used by the US in the manufacturing of nuclear warheads in the late 70s and early 80s. The US forgot how to manufacture it, and spent millions to reverse engineer the material in the late 2000s to refurbish older warheads. submitted by /u/ThatsALovelyShirt
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