CAMP MINDEN — A “catastrophic auto-ignition” is what the Army says in a report could happen to the rapidly decomposing M6 propellant that is currently stored in unsealed containers at Camp Minden.

The report is the result of their visit March 9-11 when the Camp Minden dialogue committee was wrapping up its meetings to make a recommendation for alternative technologies to dispose of the propellant other than the open tray burn.

In the Technical Assistance Visit, or TAV report, the Army says the continued deterioration of the propellant and the clean burning igniters are an increasing concern.

“The Army team observed ongoing accelerated decomposition



  1. It is lying on the ground and has condensation. Who woulda ever thunk it. Underground bunkers have roots growing over the tops….and WHO in their right mind cares???

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