|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sat, 21 Sep 2013 14:55:00 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CHEMWEAPONS: Field Deployable Hydrolysis System|
Pentagon developing mobile units to neutralize chemical weapons
By Marcus Weisgerber Air Force Times September 4, 2013WASHINGTON - Should the Pentagon need to destroy stockpiles of chemical weapons, it can do so with new mobile systems that can neutralize and destroy the materials, according to defense officials.
The Field Deployable Hydrolysis System (FDHS) is designed to destroy chemical warfare agents in bulk and can be up and running within 10 days of arriving on site.
"We are acquiring some ability to deal with chemical materials should we be in a position where we have to do that," Frank Kendall, the Defense Department's undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics, said Wednesday during a presentation at the IDEEA- sponsored COMDEF conference in Washington.
... For the entire article, see http://www.airforcetimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013309040028 -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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