Musician Turned Bullet Inventor Won't See a Cent From the Army's 'Green' Ammo

  • Government doesn’t have to pay musician for bullet design
  • Florida company had been seeking millions in patent royalties

Vietnam era M-16 rifles are displayed for sale at a vendor's booth during an event in West Point, Kentucky.

Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg

The U.S. military spent 20 years and millions of dollars searching for a more environmentally friendly -- yet deadlier -- bullet.

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