|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 14 Jan 2014 17:26:35 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CHEMWEAPONS: "Cape Ray Conducts Final Sea Trials for Syria Mission"|
Cape Ray Conducts Final Sea Trials for Syria Mission By Claudette Roulo American Forces Press Service January 13, 2014WASHINGTON - The Military Sealift Command container ship MV Cape Ray left Portsmouth, Va., Jan. 10, to conduct its final sea trials in preparation for its upcoming mission to destroy Syrian chemical weapons, Army Col. Steve Warren, a Pentagon spokesman, said today.
During the sea trials, the crew and the Field-Deployable Hydrolysis System operators are evaluating the ship and the system at various sea states, Warren said.
"The crew conducted several training drills and assessed all systems aboard," he said.
The ship is expected to return tomorrow for final outfitting before deploying to an as-yet undisclosed location in the Mediterranean Sea sometime late this week or early next week, Warren said.
... For the entire release, see http://www.defense.gov/News/NewsArticle.aspx?ID=121471 -- 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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