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A Modified Baseline Incineration Process for Mustard Projectiles at Pueblo Chemical Depot Appendixes

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A Modified Baseline Incineration Process for Mustard Projectiles at Pueblo Chemical Depot Appendix A Description of Pueblo Chemical Depot Stockpile The entire inventory of munitions at the PCD contains mustard agent. Most projectiles contain agent HD, which is distilled β,β′-dichloroethyl sulfide. Some contain HT, a 60:40 eutectic mixture of HD and bis[2-(2-chloroethylthio)ethyl] ether. All munitions may contain manufacturing by-products or impurities, degradation products, and inorganic residues Table A-1 lists the kinds and numbers of munitions in the Pueblo Stockpile. Figures A-1, A-2, and A-3 are cutaway drawings of the TABLE A-1 Pueblo Chemical Depot Munitions Item Quantity Description 105-mm cartridge, M60, HD 28,375 Complete round in field cartridge case with propellant 105-mm rounds, M60, HD 355,043 Bursters only, with dummy plug 155-mm rounds, M104, HD 33,062 Bursters only, with lifting plug 155-mm rounds, M110, HD 266,492 Bursters only, with lifting plug 4.2-inch mortars, HT, M2 20,384 Fuze, burster, and tail assembly 4.2-inch mortars, HD, M2A1 76,722 Fuze, burster, and tail assembly   SOURCE: Adapted from U.S. Army 1997. 105-mm shell, 155-mm shell, and 4.2-inch mortar projectile, respectively, REFERENCES U.S. Army. 1977. Army Ammunition Data Sheets. TM 43–0001–28, April. Washington, D.C.: Department of the Army. U.S. Army. 1997. Assessment of Technologies for Assembled Chemical Weapons Demilitarization. Solicitation Number DAAM01–97-R-0031, July28. Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.: U.S. Army Chemical and Biological Defense Command.

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A Modified Baseline Incineration Process for Mustard Projectiles at Pueblo Chemical Depot M60 Cartridge, 105-mm Howitzer Length 31.1 inches Booster M22 Diameter 105mm Explosive Tetrytol Total weight 42.92 lb Explosive weight 0.3 lb Agent HD Propellant M67 Agent weight 2.97 lb Propellant weight 2.83 lb Fuze M557/M51A5 Primer M28A2/M28B2 Burster M5 Packaging 1 round/fiber container, 2 container/wooden box FIGURE A-1 105-mm howitzer projectile. NOTE: M60 105-mm cartridges have been reconfigured and therefore will not have propellant attached. SOURCE: Adapted from U.S. Army, 1977. MHO Projectile, 155-mm Howitzer Length 31.1 inches Booster M22 Diameter 155 mm Explosive weight 0.41 lb Total weight 94.6 lb Propellant None Agent HD Propellant weight None Agent weight 11.71b Primer None Fuze None Packaging 8 rounds/wooden pallet Burster M6     FIGURE A-2 155-mm howitzer projectile. SOURCE: Adapted from U.S. Army, 1977.

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A Modified Baseline Incineration Process for Mustard Projectiles at Pueblo Chemical Depot Cartridge, 4.2-inch Cartridge/Mortar   M2/HT M2A1/HD Length 2 1.0 inches 2 1.0 inches Diameter 4.2 inches 4.2 inches Total weight 24.67 lb 24.67 lb Agent HT HD Agent weight 5.8 lb 6.0 lb Fuze M8 M8 Burster M14 M14 Explosive Tetryl Tetryl Explosive weight 0.14 lb 0.14 lb Propellant Evaluation of the Army’s Draft Assessment Criteria to Aid in M6 Propellant weight 0.6 lb 0.4 lb Primer M2 M2 Packaging 1 round/fiber container, 2 containers/wooden box 1 round/fiber container, 2 containers/wooden box FIGURE A-3 4.2-inch mortar cartridge. NOTE: 4.2-inch cartridges/mortars will be reconfigured as projectiles. Most 4.2-inch cartridges will also be defuzed. SOURCE: Adapted from U.S. Army, 1977.