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Alternatives for the Demilitarization of Conventional Munitions

Committee Meeting #1 and Webcast

 

Date: August 22-23, 2017

Location: Lecture Room, National Academy of Sciences Building, 2101 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC

 

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held the first meeting of the Committee on Alternatives for the Demilitarization of Conventional Munitions on August 22-23, 2017.  During the open sessions, speakers discussed the Statement of Task for the study, demilitarization technologies under development, and environmental considerations for demilitarization.  The public sessions were webcast and links to the webcast recordings are available on this page.

 

If you have questions or comments that you'd like to share with the committee, please email us at cmdcommittee@nas.edu.

 

Download the Meeting Program

 

Schedule Change for 8/23/17: Please note that Tim Garrett and Larry Gottschalk switched their talk times.

 

 

Watch the Entire Webcast Playlist

 

Speaker Presentations

 

Demilitarization Overview - John McFassel
Presentation - Video

 

Emerging Technologies Addressing Alternatives to Open Burn and Open Detonation - Orest Hrycak
Presentation - Video

 

Alternatives for the Demilitarization of Conventional Munitions - Ken Shuster
Presentation - Video

 

DoD Open Burn and Open Detonation - J.C. King
Presentation - Video

 

Communities and Conventional Munitions Demilitarization - Lenny Siegel
Presentation - Video

 

EDS Presentation - Larry Gottschalk
Presentation - Video

 

Anniston Static Detonation Chamber Status - Tim Garrett
Presentation - Video

 

Patented "Decineration" Thermal Process - David Kautz
Presentation - Video

 

  

Background Reading

 

Ammunition Demilitarization and Disposal Methods

Ammunition Demilitarization Technology List

End of Month Ammunition Demilitarization Stockpile