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6/11/2012 [724KB pdf] Digital Radiography and Computed Tomography system
The DRCT can produce a conventional digital X-ray image of a munition or overpack up to 12 inches in diameter and 44 inches long in approximately three minutes.

6/11/2012 [1,869KB pdf] Raman Spectrometer
The U.S. Army Non-Stockpile Chemical Materiel Project (NSCMP) developed the Raman Spectrometer to non-intrusively identify and evaluate the contents contained in Chemical Agents Identification Sets (CAIS).

6/11/2012 [1,266KB pdf] Portable Isotopic Neutron Spectroscopy (PINS)
The U.S. Army Non-Stockpile Chemical Material Project uses the Portable Isotopic Neutron Spectroscopy (PINS) system to identify elements within closed munitions by detecting gamma rays, similar to x-rays.

6/11/2012 [1,272KB pdf] Single CAIS Access and Neutralization System
The U.S. Army NSCMP developed the SCANS, a hand-held, chemical treatment container used to access and treat CAIS items containing the chemical agents mustard (H) or lewisite (L).

5/7/2012 [1,889KB pdf] Explosive Destruction System overview
The U.S. Army Non-Stockpile Chemical Materiel Project (NSCMP) designed the Explosive Destruction System (EDS) to provide on-site treatment of chemical warfare materiel in a safe, environmentally sound manner.

11/3/2011 [1,262KB pdf] Non-Stockpile Chemical Materiel Project Overview
The Non-Stockpile Chemical Materiel Project (NSCMP) provides centralized management and direction to the Department of Defense for the disposal of non-stockpile chemical materiel in a safe, environmentally sound and cost-effective manner.

11/2/2011 [614KB pdf] Pine Bluff Ton Container Decontamination Facility
The Pine Bluff Ton Container Decontamination Facility decontaminates empty steel ton containers stored at Pine Bluff Arsenal, Ark., enabling recycling of their high-grade steel.

11/1/2011 [610KB pdf] Mobile Command Post
The Mobile Command Post (MCP) is the latest NSCMP capability for assessment and treatment response.

7/22/2011 [255KB pdf] Non-Stockpile operations at Pine Bluff Arsenal
The U.S. Army Non-Stockpile Chemical Materiel Project (NSCMP) currently manages one operation at Pine Bluff Arsenal (PBA), Ark.

7/8/2010 [147KB pdf] Multiple Round Container (MRC)
Upon discovery of suspect recovered chemical warfare materiel (RCWM), the U.S. Army Non-Stockpile Chemical Materiel Project (NSCMP) dispatches the Mobile Munition Assessment System to identify the liquid fill within a suspect item.

3/26/2010 [1,077KB pdf] Pine Bluff Explosive Destruction System (PBEDS)
The Explosive Destruction System (EDS) provided on-site treatment of chemical warfare materiel in a safe, environmentally sound manner.

3/4/2010 [421KB pdf] EDS: How it Works
The U.S. Army Non-Stockpile Chemical Materiel Project (NSCMP) designed the Explosive Destruction System (EDS) to provide on-site treatment of chemical warfare materiel in a safe, environmentally sound manner.

8/19/2009 [443KB pdf] Mobile Munitions Assessment System
The MMAS is a mobile system developed by the U.S. Army's NSCMP to provide detailed information on the contents of recovered but unidentified munitions (especially those that may contain chemical agents).

1/24/2008 [506KB pdf] Materiel Assessment Review Board
The U.S. Department of Defense has tested and disposed of chemical warfare materiel at military installations in the United States

1/9/2008 [67KB pdf] Chloropicrin
Description: At ambient temperature and pressure, chloropicrin is a colorless, oily liquid with an extremely sharp, sweet irritating odor.

12/12/2007 [219KB pdf] Interim holding facility
The U.S. Army Non-Stockpile Chemical Materiel Project (NSCMP) uses interim holding facilities to provide safe, temporary storage for recovered non-stockpile chemical materiel at sites where storage facilities, such as igloos and bunkers, are unavailable.

12/9/2007 [70KB pdf] Nerve agents
Pure sarin (GB) and the other G-series nerve agents are colorless, odorless and tasteless as liquids and vapor.

12/9/2007 [68KB pdf] Phosgene carbonyl chloride
Phosgene, a highly reactive, chlorinated chemical compound, is a colorless gas with the odor of newly mown hay.

12/9/2007 [81KB pdf] Sarin
Sarin (GB) is a man-made chemical warfare agent classified as a nerve agent.

12/9/2007 [82KB pdf] Sulfur mustard
Sulfur mustard, a blister agent, is a colorless to light yellow to dark brown oily liquid, depending upon the age and relative purity of the material.

12/9/2007 [80KB pdf] VX
The nerve agent VX is a man-made, fast-acting and lethal organophosphate compound similar to insecticide in terms of how it works and what kind of harm it will cause.

12/9/2007 [79KB pdf] White phosphorus
White phosphorus is a highly reactive elemental compound that oxidizes rapidly when exposed to air, forming phosphorus pentoxide, phosphorus trioxide and other polyphosphoric acids.

11/5/2007 [86KB pdf] Managing secondary wastes for the Non-Stockpile Chemical Materiel Project
The destruction of chemical warfare materiel results in the creation of secondary wastes.

11/5/2007 [436KB pdf] Chemical Agent Identification Sets
The U.S. Army used CAIS from 1928 to 1969 to train soldiers and sailors in the safe handling, identification, and decontamination of chemical warfare agents.

5/31/2007 [4,741KB pdf] Former production facilities demolition
On Dec. 28, 2006, the U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) Non-Stockpile Chemical Materiel Project (NSCMP) completed demolition of the nation’s former chemical warfare production facilities.

 


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