Program Executive Office, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (PEO ACWA)
Mission: Destroy Chemical Weapons Stockpile
Vision: Chemical Weapons Free by 2023
BGCAPP is safely destroying the chemical weapons stockpile currently in storage at the Blue Grass Army Depot near Richmond, Kentucky.
PCAPP is safely destroying the chemical weapons stockpile currently in storage at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot in Colorado.
A brief overview of what happened at BGCAPP in March 2020
The first nerve agent was processed through the Blue Grass plant’s Agent Neutralization System March 13.
Workers placed concrete on the new Static Detonation Chamber 2000 site for the first time March 9.
The Blue Grass plant recently achieved two major milestones, one of which is a first for the chemical demilitarization program.
A brief overview of what happened at BGCAPP in February 2020
Scientists created special tools, called thermal dosimeters, for testing Metal Parts Treater temperatures in the Blue Grass main plant.
Workers broke ground Jan. 22 for the site of the new Static Detonation Chamber 2000 designed to supplement the main plant’s nerve-agent destruction process.
The Blue Grass main plant is now operating under a standard hazardous waste permit after its status was upgraded in January.
A brief overview of what happened at BGCAPP in January 2020
Technicians collected samples and data for a test of the Explosive Destruction Technology emissions system mid-January.
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