THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCES, ENGINEERING, AND MEDICINE
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences
Board on Army and Science Technology
Committee on Alternatives for the Demilitarization of Conventional Munitions
Alternatives for the Demilitarization of Conventional Munitions
Requested by Congress in P.L. 114-328
, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017, this new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine reviews the current conventional munitions demilitarization stockpile and analyzes existing and emerging disposal, treatment, and reuse technologies. This report identifies and evaluates any barriers to full-scale deployment of alternatives to OB/OD or non-closed loop incineration/combustion, and provides recommendations to overcome such barriers.