Crane Army's Conversion Plant Recycles Munitions Into New Products
Photo Credit: 1st Lt. Marshall Z Howell (AMC)
A Crane Army Ammunition Activity employee loads conventional white phosphorus projectiles into a kiln furnace at the white phosphorus-to-phosphoric acid conversion plant July 22, 2014. The facility is a unique recycling system that derives phosphoric acid from a wide variety of white phosphorus munitions that can then be sold on the open market as liquid crop fertilizer.
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