Development of the new Static Detonation Chamber 2000 site at the Blue Grass plant is rapidly progressing.
Now that the mustard munitions campaign is complete, workers are changing the Explosive Destruction Technology into a facility that will process drained nerve agent warheads.
Workers placed key equipment at the Blue Grass plant’s Static Detonation Chamber 2000 site Feb. 9 even as the area was gripped by winter weather.
Workers installed the first structural steel for the Explosive Destruction Technology Enclosure Building at the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant Dec. 29.
The Blue Grass Explosive Destruction Technology (EDT) site is now recognizable following the placement of structure foundations and construction of the shell of the EDT Service Magazine.
The United States is one step closer to destroying weaponized nerve and mustard agent stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot, near Richmond, Kentucky, after completing construction of the 19-acre Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant facility in October 2015.