Report To Army Finds Blast From Some Weapons May Put Shooter’s Brain At Risk

Report To Army Finds Blast From Some Weapons May Put Shooter’s Brain At Risk

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/04/30/606142634/report-to-army-cites-concussion-risk-of-weapons-blast-to-the-shooter

Military personnel may be endangering their own brains when they operate certain shoulder-fired weapons, according to an Army-commissioned report released Monday.

The report, from the Center for a New American Security, says these bazooka-like weapons pose a hazard because they are powered by an explosion just inches from the operator’s head…