Chemical Weapons

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

The Army says a glitch in a rocket-conveyor system has been fixed and operations will resumed Friday at the chemical weapons incinerator at the Anniston Army Depot.

Workers began incinerating M55 rockets filled with GB nerve agent last month. So far more than 1,788 gallons have been destroyed along with 1,767 rockets.

The Army plans to destroy some 2,254 tons of chemical weapons that have been stored in earthen bunkers dating back as far as World War II.

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