STURGIS Decommissioning
The Reactor Pressure Vessel from the STURGIS, the Army’s retired floating nuclear power plant in the process of being decommissioned, is carefully loaded onto a transport vehicle inside its specially designed shielded shipping container. The RPV and its specially-designed shielded shipping container combined to weigh a total of approximately 81 tons. The RPV’s safe delivery to the designated disposal facility was completed in early June 2017.

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