Cape Ray
Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez
Two of these Field Deployable Hydrolysis Systems are now installed on the MV Cape Ray, a nearly 650-foot-long ship now in Portsmouth, Va. The Field Deployable Hydrolysis System is designed to neutralize chemical weapons. Each $5 million system can, depending on the material, process between five5 to 25 metric tons of material a day. With two systems, that means as much as 50 metric tons a day of chemical warfare agents can be destroyed. The mission requires disposal of 700 metric tons of material.
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