JACADSJohnston Atoll Chemical Agent Disposal System
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However, at Johnston Island, the Army repalletized the drums in a single, six-drum layer before delivering them to JACADS.
Preparations for the initial M23 land mine processing at JACADS resulted in the repalletization of the M23 land mines, the design and use of the mine gripper, the arming plug extractor, and the bottom faze-well assembly station as described above.
With growing calls for an independent investigation of JACADS, the "showcase" is blowing up in its supporters' faces.
The poisonous atoll had drawn the attention of Greenpeace Pacific coordinator Sebia Hawkins, who comments, "I have to believe there are inherent flaws with the JACADS design.
Destroying the island's final 13,000 land mines marked the end of one phase of the mission on JACADS and the start of another: planning to decontaminate and decommission the facility.
Since then, the Program Manager for Chemical Demilitarization--the Army organization charged with destroying the nation's chemical-weapons stockpile--has processed over 399,000 rockets, projectiles, bombs, mortars, and ton containers and has eliminated over 1,961 tons of chemical agent at JACADS.
Johnston Island, where JACADS is located, lies 717 nautical miles west-southwest of Honolulu, Hawaii.
We are pleased to continue our work for the Army at the JACADS facility," said Fred Hissong, president of Raytheon Demilitarization Company and JACADS program manager for Raytheon Engineers & Constructors.
The modification does not change the conditions which limit the amount of weapons to be destroyed at JACADS.
EPA is fully committed to providing another opportunity for the public to comment during the review of the JACADS permit application.
During the GB 155-mm projectile campaign at JACADS from May 1996 through May 1997, processing of the munitions was hampered occasionally when the fuse adapter on the projectile could not be removed.
We are pleased that JACADS has responded promptly to settle this matter.