Accession Number:

ADA422504

Title:

Unexploded Ordnance (UXO): An Overview

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1996-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

Millions of acres of property in the United States contain unexploded ordnance UXO most of which is a result of weapons system testing and troop training activities conducted by the Department of Defense DoD. This property includes active military formerly used defense FUD and base realigment and closure BRAC sites. The risks posed by property containing UXO could be great depending on the types and amount of UXO present and bow the property is or may be used.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE