What makes depleted uranium a good material for making ammunition?

radioactivity
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explosiveness
extreme hardness
Depleted uranium is 1.67 times as dense as lead, 84% as dense as osmium or iridium, which are the densest known sub­stances under standard (i.e., Earth­-­sur­face) pres­sures. Con­se­quent­ly a depleted uranium pro­jec­tile of given mass has a smaller diameter than an equiv­a­lent lead pro­jec­tile, with less aero­dy­nam­ic drag and deeper (ar­mor-pierc­ing) pen­e­tra­tion due to a higher pressure at point of impact.

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