Overdue rocket fuel can take to the air five regions of Ukraine


Ukrainian Pavlograd today lives not only on a powder keg, but under a much more serious threat: about 2 thousand tons of long-expired rocket fuel stored in a local chemical plant’s warehouse in the event of an explosion threaten a massive catastrophe not only to the city and the region, but also to at least four neighboring regions.


The worst thing is that everyone who is supposed to be well aware of the impending danger is well aware. And they do absolutely nothing to prevent it. The shelf life of a substance, which in itself is a great danger, expired twenty years ago.

Theoretically, it should have been disposed of a long time ago. However, money is needed for this process, which the “non-fallow" simply does not have. On the other hand, perhaps they exist, but they are being spent on completely different things - like a civil war with their own people. The State Space Agency of Ukraine, under whose jurisdiction is the Pavlograd Chemical Plant (Dnepropetrovsk region), names the amount necessary to save its inhabitants from the horror hanging over them. This is 800 million hryvnia. However, in the cabinet of ministers, where representatives of the agency appealed more than once, trying to draw attention to the problem, they replied that no more than 31 million could be allocated this year.

This money is not enough even to ensure proper storage conditions for rocket engine housings, which, in fact, contain explosive fuel. The program for its disposal, in fact, has been discontinued. Among other things, this also means Kiev’s failure to comply with the relevant international obligations undertaken at one time. This, in particular, is openly stated by the Director General of the enterprise Leonid Shiman. Hypothetically, one could hope for the help of “Western partners” courting Ukraine over the past few years, but not in this case, given that the only, in fact, enterprise of the appropriate profile (capable of utilizing rocket fuel without problems) is located overseas, in the American Utah Yes, and only suicide will take to transport the terrible contents of the "bins" of the chemical plant to a distance exceeding a couple of kilometers. Over the past years, fuel containers have come into such a deplorable state that they literally crumble from decay.

But how wonderful it all began! Under a 1994 treaty, the United States pledged to fully fund the process of fuel utilization for ballistic missiles, which Ukraine refused. It was in this way that 5 thousand tons of it ended up at the Pavlograd Chemical Plant. The Americans gave money until 2004, when they left the contract without any explanation of the reasons. Further financing was forced to carry out exclusively by the Ukrainian side. She “carried it out” - at the essentially zero level. In 2011, Viktor Yanukovych managed to beg again for money from Washington. However, the Americans returned to the project only in 2015. On December 31, 2018, the program expired and the “non-fallow” one was left with nothing again. Rather, it was left with almost two thousand tons of deadly unused rocket fuel.

Contrary to the old promises, the United States allotting much larger sums to “confront Russian aggression” to Kiev does not intend to give a cent to ensure the safety of Pavlograd, which in the event of an explosion at a chemical plant will simply go underground with all the houses and residents. The city stands on old mine passages and workings, actually on the ground, full of holes like Swiss cheese. In which case the destruction and sacrifice there will be simply terrifying. Do not worry overseas “benefactors” and the fact that with a serious emergency with rocket fuel, almost a fifth of the territory “uncoupled” expects an environmental disaster, the consequences of which will be felt for decades. This proves once again that Ukraine is a testing ground for the United States, and Ukrainians are consumables ...
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  1. Fitter65 29 January 2020 16: 16 New
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    ... at the warehouse of a local chemical plant about 2 thousand tons of long-expired rocket fuel
    ... left with nearly two tons of deadly unused rocket fuel.
    SO SO ALL WITH 2 TONS OR WITH 2 THOUSAND TONS?
    1. Starover_Z 29 January 2020 16: 49 New
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      Quote: Fitter65
      ... at the warehouse of a local chemical plant about 2 thousand tons of long-expired rocket fuel
      ... left with nearly two tons of deadly unused rocket fuel.
      SO SO ALL WITH 2 TONS OR WITH 2 THOUSAND TONS?

      Not only is there confusion! The author did not bother at all with the text:
      This money is not enough even to ensure proper storage conditions for rocket engine housings, which, in fact, contain explosive fuel.

      2 thousand tons in engine housings ?! And further:
      Over the past years, fuel containers have come into such a deplorable state that they literally crumble from decay.

      So where, how and in what rocket fuel is stored ?! And is there such a specified danger to the territories and population ?!
      Or is it aggravated by the principle of beggars:
      - But we are poor, unhappy, we arrived, but they robbed us, and we urgently need to have an operation!
      1. Sirocco 30 January 2020 10: 46 New
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        Quote: Starover_Z
        So where, how and in what rocket fuel is stored ?!

        Fuel is stored in a warehouse, two thousand or not, I think no one will tell you here, the director of the PCP will tell you the same (55 plant) I will say one thing. In 85, one of the shops of the plant producing this fuel exploded, nothing remained from the workshop after a series of subsequent explosions. I was thrown out of bed. Then one carriage with chemistry exploded, it’s 60 tons, a twisted I-tee of 400 was found several kilometers from the explosion. In the shops today, there are dozens of steps. So draw conclusions.
      2. bayard 30 January 2020 23: 57 New
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        Quote: Starover_Z
        SO SO ALL WITH 2 TONS OR WITH 2 THOUSAND TONS?

        In Pavlograd, 2 tons of solid rocket fuel remained in the rocket stages from Molodets and Typhoon missiles, which were previously produced at the Pavlograd Mechanical Plant and equipped with TT at the Pavlograd Chemical Plant. Stages with separated nozzle blocks are stored in special storages with climate control and regular / periodic ventilation of the taxiway channels with nitrogen. These stores were built with US money in the very beginning of the 000s. There was a total of 2000 tons. All the most dangerous storage steps (5th, 000rd, 4nd) have already been disposed of, the first steps remained, but they are the heaviest and very, very expired. It’s two thousand with a tail of highly toxic TRT and Pavlograd has been in a state of environmental disaster since 3 - terrible statistics on cancer and other hard-to-diagnose diseases that are forbidden to be talked about by doctors with a non-disclosure agreement. People are sick, especially children, immunity is impaired, what was initially taken for unexplained acute respiratory infections turned out to be a chemical burn of the nasopharynx, the majority of the inhabitants have an enlarged thyroid gland ...
        Quote: Starover_Z
        So where, how and in what rocket fuel is stored ?! And is there such a specified danger to the territories and population ?!
        Or is it aggravated by the principle of beggars:

        Where, as in what I kind of answered you - at the PCP in special storages, in the TTRD buildings (composite cases - carbon on epoxy).
        Now about the danger.
        TT itself is very, VERY toxic - even with simple storage, the permissible sanitary standards for the city are exceeded 10, 20 or more times (for different positions), and even higher at the factory. But the products of its combustion ... no It’s just WMD. When the smallest - the 4th stage of Molodets exploded (7 tons in weight) and a cloud of combustion products formed, it almost swept the city, but the wind changed and it passed over the forest ... EVERYTHING died in its passage many kilometers - trees, insects, everything. Since then, this place is called "red forest".
        This is me to illustrate.
        In 2008, the Moscow Institute of Heat Engineering carried out a calculation - what would be the consequences of the explosion of 5 tons of this fuel in Pavlograd. The city will simply disappear (in 000, 2014 people lived in it), the blast power will be equivalent to 115 tons of TNT, but since the plant (at least before) had a huge amount of ammunition brought for disposal, the combined capacity there will be more .
        But this is not the main threat.
        The diameter of the poisonous cloud will be 250 km. (This is for 5000 tons), everything will die out under it, and then, depending on the direction, wind speed, humidity and possible precipitation, the length of this "death strip" is 200 - 250 km wide. will be from 2000 to 4000 km. And nobody knows where the wind will blow.
        Then in 2008, a demo with animation was shot.
        So if a catastrophe occurs, millions will die and it is not known how many regions of Ukraine itself, but also other countries will suffer, no one will say - everything will depend on the direction of the wind.
        Disposal was carried out by the TPT hydraulic washing method using a special stabilizer in the solution. Otherwise, an explosion (in Russia, during an experiment with such technology, an explosion occurred, people died, there was an explosion in Pavlograd, but when another technology was developed). The TRT washed in this way was used as a mountain explosive — they crushed rubble in quarries, and during the war in the Donbass, the “warriors of light”, they were also “warriors of good”, used explosives extracted from Pavlograd rockets to lay heavy explosive bombs in the directions of a possible breakthrough from the side DNI and LC. Immediately after the bookmarks, the mice and insects around those places died, they were completely lying on the ground, and people - local and military, became sick ...

        So the problem of Pavlograd is serious. Very serious . Because it is not only a danger to the former Ukraine, but also to its neighbors, in which, as you know, Russia is listed.
        But the Americans must pay.
        Or the Poles.
        Or Germans with Austrians and other Romanians and Czechs.
        Now Europe is responsible for the Bandera-Sumerian territory.
        And their dad is USA ... The godfather.
        1. Starover_Z 31 January 2020 00: 45 New
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          Quote: bayard
          So the problem of Pavlograd is serious. Very serious .

          Well then, yes, it’s even very serious, even too much ... Moreover, with the current climate change, no one can tell where the wind can blow ...
    2. TermNachTer 29 January 2020 20: 36 New
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      Far from the only problem. in Zaporozhye, the Silicon-Polymer plant has an unknown amount of chlorine. And the funny thing is, the bankrupt enterprise - there is no money even for protection. A catastrophe can happen at any moment, even without any malicious intent or "Muscovite aggression."
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  2. Ravil_Asnafovich 29 January 2020 16: 18 New
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    I was in training there.
  3. knn54 29 January 2020 16: 24 New
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    World practice does not know the technology of extinguishing such fires. No country in the world has technologies that allow the disposal of solid rocket fuel contained in SS-24 missiles.
    Another Chernobyl?
    1. bayard 31 January 2020 00: 29 New
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      There are such technologies (but really didn’t exist before) and thanks to them about 3 tons of this fuel have been utilized - hydraulic washing with a stabilizer. Some of the most dangerous stages of explosion were disposed of ... as follows - with a band saw under heavy irrigation, the stage was sawn together with the fuel, and then pieces of this fuel were burned or detonated at the landfill ... This was difficult and painful for the population, but the explosion and detonation would be much, much worse.
      If they had not stopped financing, by now they could have disposed of them already - these 2000 tons have been there since the end of 2016, but in the previous two years (2015-16) they have been recycled from 4000 tons to 2000 tons.
      Quote: knn54
      Another Chernobyl?

      He has been there for a long time - since 2001, I described the situation above, you can see.
  4. Cowbra 29 January 2020 16: 36 New
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    Yes, there is no longer fatalism, but indifference in the country. Even if disposed of by some miracle ... So what? There is no less a problem of the collapsing Dnieper Dam ... There is no less a problem of nuclear reactors ... Now there are no reactors in Ukraine that have not fully developed the warranty period for their operation.
    The only question is what first smells.
    1. bk316 29 January 2020 16: 56 New
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      Now there are no reactors in Ukraine that have not fully developed a warranty period for their operation.

      Why not? For example, 5 and 6 at the Zaporizhzhya NPP.
      In general, one transcendental reactor is enough, which would not seem to everyone.
      At the same Zaporizhzhya NPP there are 2 of them (third and fourth).
      In fact, the IAEA should have demanded their stop .....
      1. Cowbra 29 January 2020 17: 02 New
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        Revised, suddenly I do not remember. Yes, there is ONE unit for the whole country - Zaporizhzhya NPP, 6th unit, according to the project - 30 years of service, built in 95, should be stopped at 25) 5th unit - already lied in the project - 2019 - end of operation according to standards, but they write. that 2020))) Well, this is an official lie, the standard is exactly 30 years.
        Well, figs with him - 1 block, there are 20 of them !!!
        1. bk316 29 January 2020 20: 01 New
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          Well, this is an official lie, the standard is exactly 30 years.

          If the manufacturer extends the operational period, he also extends the warranty.
          So formally now there are quite a few 404 guarantee units.
          In general, the practice of extending the life of the world is quite common. It is customary in the Russian Federation to close the blocks according to the norm and often in the world according to the actual state.
          And that's not the point. The fact is that
          - breaking relations with our nuclear scientists
          - choking up your specialists

          they are guaranteed to run into a serious accident - a matter of time ....
          All these tricks, such as contingency fuel rods or extensions, are just a makeweight that brings disaster closer.
          1. Cowbra 29 January 2020 20: 09 New
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            laughing
            The manufacturer did not renew! For example, the next reactor is of the same type! 30 years. This is a postscript from the Ukrainians ...
            And yet - this is not a razor. All do not care for the warranty. It breaks down - the manufacturer will not repair it, but the whole world. The norm is important. And he - oops - 30 years and further must be stopped.
        2. asv363 30 January 2020 03: 30 New
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          Quote: Cowbra
          Revised, suddenly I do not remember. Yes, there is ONE unit for the whole country - Zaporizhzhya NPP, 6th unit, according to the project - 30 years of service, built in 95, should be stopped at 25) 5th unit - already lied in the project - 2019 - end of operation according to standards, but they write. that 2020))) Well, this is an official lie, the standard is exactly 30 years. Well, and figs with it - 1 block, there are 20 of them !!!

          1. In Ukraine, 15 power units at 4 nuclear power plants. 2 at the Khmelnitsky NPP, 3 at the YuU NPP, 4 at the RAES, 6 at the Zaporizhzhya NPP.
          2. The years when the 2nd block of the Khmelnitsky NPP and the 4th RAES were launched will not make you difficult to remember?

          If you think that I am a supporter of "a strong, independent, independent Ukraine," then you are mistaken. It’s just not worth writing anything about VVER units if you don’t understand anything in the PSE. Waiting for cons.
          1. Cowbra 30 January 2020 03: 58 New
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            I stupidly opened pedagogy. counted blocks. Think for yourself:
            https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/Атомная_энергетика_Украины
            I didn’t count two blocks of the Khmelnitsky NPP - they are like frozen there .... But on two launches in 2004 - I was sincerely surprised, and most of all. that somehow it slammed it in 2004)))
            But about PSE is not necessary. About all these fake pses until 2025 and the tales of Tsar Shaytan that will not crash, maybe it’s all very necessary and very safe - they are refuted by the number of stops. It seems there were only 2014 times in 6? And so - everything is in order. once again extended - until after all has blown away? Only this is all linden.
            And further. On the 5th block - there is no PSE, but precisely a postscript. Instead of 30 - 31 years. Normally, without PSE. You will argue that for this block is stupidly necessary to re-certify? And how is 31 years old? Then how did the 6th block turn out to be 30 again? Re-certified again? With two blocks 2004, by the way. the same jamb
            1. asv363 30 January 2020 04: 19 New
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              Not a guarantee is issued, but a license for operation. In the United States, more than 20 blocks applied for PSE up to 80 years. If all the norms of supervision are met - in terms of equipment, building, seismic (old replaced, new delivered, civil defense holds, post-Fukushima requirements are met, tests passed) - it is possible to work.

              In Russia, for now, they have been extending for 60 years, but recently they have allocated little money for the construction of new ones (Rosavtodor is 10 times more).
              1. Cowbra 30 January 2020 04: 42 New
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                I did not speak about a guarantee. There is a standard term of operation - it is also a resource. This is TTX. And all this is indicated even when the reactor is certified - and without this, you’ll work horseradish. Here they started to write from the bulldozer!
                And renewal is another inverse. But here it is already at your own peril and risk - the resource is fully exhausted. Clear. that they are laying with a margin, but it is precisely for this reason - so that it doesn’t plummet. Renewal is always a risk. Complete flaw detection - it’s stupid not to do a working reactor (and even a stopped one) —for example, a luminous core will quickly cut out all the electronics, and it must be inspected. Therefore - a risk. And this is how many reactors? Therefore, with what the conversation began - there is a huge risk. Moreover, the nuclear power plant there definitely smells in operation for 50 years instead of 30, and even on left-handed fuel. Which is twisted by a corkscrew in the reactor due to the fact that the form factor is different. and this is uneven heating at least, radio and thermocorrosion ... The question is - which one is the first.
                1. asv363 30 January 2020 11: 49 New
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                  Quote: Cowbra
                  Complete flaw detection - it’s stupid not to do a working reactor (and even a stopped one) —for example, a luminous core will quickly cut out all the electronics, and it must be inspected.

                  The regular procedure under the regulation is a complete examination and repair of the RC with the unloading of the active zone in the BV. It is carried out every 4-4,5 years, regardless of the "age" of the Kyrgyz Republic. For the youngest, a larger amount of troubleshooting is possible with a smaller amount of repair. The fuel from West is left, I agree. There were different things. However, in recent years they began to make the fuel assembly frame from steel alloys, and not from zirconium alloys. Which in good terms was affected by rigidity.
                  1. Cowbra 30 January 2020 12: 35 New
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                    To be honest, I don’t know how flaw detection is carried out there ... But the fact is that the electronics in the core, unload, don’t unload - the induced will remain - will not work for a long time. Well, what kind of flaw detection? Approximately?
                    And according to Westinghouse, as far as I know, the reverse is not that they are not rigid, there is a square section instead of a hexagon, the deformation is even less - there will be one dog. Over 10 years, corrosion will make itself felt
                    1. asv363 30 January 2020 12: 48 New
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                      The initial requirement of the NSCF was the technical compliance of the American TVS-W with our TVSA. If the cassettes for VVER were always hexagonal, then the Americans had to make a hexagon.
    2. Galina schreder 29 January 2020 17: 00 New
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      The fact of the matter is why the LDNR saboteurs are inactive.
      1. Cowbra 29 January 2020 17: 03 New
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        There are no terrorists ... Everything in the Armed Forces. This kind of boom is no longer sabotage, rather there will be terror of the civilian population. And in this case in Ukraine-only terorbats rummage. By the way, they already occupied Zaporizhzhya NPP and threatened to blow up - when they were draping from Mariupol
        1. asv363 30 January 2020 03: 42 New
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          Quote: Cowbra
          By the way, they already occupied Zaporizhzhya NPP and threatened to blow up - when they were draping from Mariupol

          There was no such thing. At ZaES. What is Zap NPP?
          1. Cowbra 30 January 2020 04: 08 New
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            Her name is ZapAES, ZAES. and to be - it was when the Natsik rushed from Marik, they draped right up to Zaporozhye. and so, there they also ran into the Zaporizhzhya NPP (or ZAES. as you prefer) - and there from the then battalion, "Azov". there was just a phrase in the Ukrainian press - if they say that the militias will reach and there will be a threat of seizure of the nuclear power plant - we will tear it. There was a fair amount of panic among them. Occupied-occupied
      2. seregarodionov 29 January 2020 19: 45 New
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        we still live there
    3. seregarodionov 29 January 2020 19: 49 New
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      but there will be a new game stalker .20 Pavlograd
    4. Starover_Z 29 January 2020 21: 51 New
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      Again Muscovites are to blame - they built everything up and left it without leaving maintenance staff and money for spare parts! And so on throughout SyneGe!
  5. Strashila 29 January 2020 16: 39 New
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    “In the event of an explosion, 2 thousand tons of long-expired rocket fuel are threatened with a large-scale catastrophe”, if they are not specially created, it will not explode, it most often burns.
    In Russia, it was first processed to shavings, and then found other uses.
    How is it with Ilf and Petrov
    "Everything was clear. The house was doomed. It could not help but burn. And, indeed, at twelve o'clock in the morning it burned, set ablaze at once from the six ends."
    1. kind 29 January 2020 21: 26 New
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      It depends on what kind of fuel. If TM-185 is purified kerosene, it is fire hazard, no more, but if asymmetric dimethylhydrazine (aka heptyl) is a disaster. Its vapors are poisonous and still dangerous in that it leaks into the soil forever if it leaks.
      1. Nikolaevich I 30 January 2020 00: 46 New
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        It depends on what kind of fuel. If TM-185, this is purified kerosene

        Shaw? belay Kerosene in the landfill? Did not evaporate ... didn’t leak out? ... all isho tama? They sho ... foolish there? fool
      2. Strashila 30 January 2020 06: 18 New
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        No, there are pressed checkers, if it is SS-24, it is solid fuel.
  6. parusnik 29 January 2020 16: 40 New
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    This proves once again that Ukraine is a testing ground for the United States, and Ukrainians are consumables ...
    .... Well, it proves once again ... And to us, what should the Russians do? Organize rallies that Ukrainians are consumables for the USA ..?
  7. cherkas.oe 29 January 2020 16: 56 New
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    Well, "artiodactyls with horns and a beard" - did you get along, jumped? Now wait until it explodes and all your troubles triple, quadruple, and then simply crush all the sumerians, like a slug.
  8. Galina schreder 29 January 2020 16: 58 New
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    Well, where do the saboteurs of the DPR and LPR look? Such a chance.
  9. Last centurion 29 January 2020 16: 59 New
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    And it burns or explodes when it leaks. Or first one, and then the second? Ato 2 kilotons of explosives is bigbadabum. The population is sorry. Part of it sane
    1. Galina schreder 29 January 2020 17: 09 New
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      Well, if the war goes on. Yes, and not to see, in Ukraine, “responsible,” something not to see that in Ukraine, someone regrets the Alley of Angels in Donetsk
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  10. Operator 29 January 2020 17: 16 New
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    This is probably the first steps of the Soviet RT-23 UTX missiles equipped with OPAL solid propellant fuels based on HMX and T9-BK-8E based on several tens of ammonium perchlorate and quinol ether.

    Plus the second and third stages equipped with solid fuels START and AP-65.

    In fact, these are explosives with expired storage periods over 30 years, which can explode even from displacement, not to mention a shock or ignition.
    1. Alexey RA 29 January 2020 17: 49 New
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      Quote: Operator
      This is probably the first steps of the Soviet RT-23 UTX missiles equipped with OPAL solid propellant fuels based on HMX and T9-BK-8E based on several tens of ammonium perchlorate and quinol ether.

      They are the most - RS-22.
      ... according to the START-1 international treaty of 31.07.1991/23.05.1992/29.10.2003. and the Lisbon Protocol of May 1684, 22, Decree No. 4 of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of October 902,3, 163, approved the "Program for the Utilization of TPT of RS Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles". The State Space Agency of Ukraine is responsible for its implementation, and Pavlogradsky Chemical Plant was appointed one of the executors. During the implementation of the program, the enterprise created a production base not only for the disposal of TRT, but also for the manufacture of industrial explosives for the mining industry. XNUMX XNUMX tons of solid rocket fuel, which were contained in XNUMX rocket engine casings, was subject to disposal.
      In general, disposal was calculated before the end of 2019. At present, as noted at the enterprise, 3100 tons of TRT have already been processed. However, due to the constant underfunding of the program, as of October 1, 2019, 38 equipped engine bodies with a total mass of 1802 tons of TRT remained on the territory of the PCP.

      By the way, in Soviet times, the plant in Pavlograd exploded regularly.
  11. Larisa Byvsheva_3 29 January 2020 17: 32 New
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    Well then. The main thing is far from us.
  12. Paul Siebert 29 January 2020 17: 32 New
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    Two megatons of fuel is serious!
    Found a scythe on a stone - Ukrainian thievery overlapped with Washington's disregard for any natives.
    If it explodes, no one will lead the ear in the White House. Well, express condolences ...
    And the lads in embroidered shirts will remain in the ashes.
    1. Zhenya Khazarsky 29 January 2020 23: 24 New
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      Quote: Paul Siebert
      Two megatons of fuel is serious!


      Sorry, but it's two kilotons wink
  13. gurzuf 29 January 2020 17: 58 New
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    "Theoretically, it should have been disposed of a long time ago. However, this process requires funds that the" non-down "simply does not have." No pennies! This is to the Poles. They will help.
  14. Old26 29 January 2020 18: 23 New
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    Quote: knn54
    World practice does not know the technology of extinguishing such fires. No country in the world has technologies that allow the disposal of solid rocket fuel contained in SS-24 missiles.
    Another Chernobyl?

    Solid rocket fuel disposal technology exists in the world. In particular, under the LEP program, bonded solid fuel charges were replaced at the Minuteman-3 ICBMs. Old solid propellant charges disposed of. Technology brought to industrial
  15. dandy 29 January 2020 18: 40 New
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    I can’t say anything about solid fuel, but I had to deal closely with the liquid components of rocket fuel, because my VUS is a laboratory assistant for the control of the quality of special fuel, which I studied at the same training course at the Central Chemical and Chemical Plant in Naro-Fominsk. Samin, heptyl , oxidizing agent and other ... Gizmos themselves are dangerous, especially the fuel proper (heptyl or mother's), but in a cocktail ..! I remember that our platoon, before training in the building on the territory of the storage base itself, built a platoon, took out two connected clogged bottles (with components, as it turned out later) and how it crashes against the wall! The effect for us, yesterday's boys, I must say, was impressive! And this is only from a couple of bottles. And imagine large volumes?! ...
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      This is a CRT for LRE, that is, components of rocket fuel for a liquid rocket engine, in common people an oxidizer and fuel, here we are talking about two thousand tons of solid rocket fuel already loaded into products.
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  17. Ros 56 29 January 2020 19: 10 New
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    What, again, Russia will be to blame? Well banderlog give.
  18. Grandfather Crimea 29 January 2020 19: 27 New
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    What smells, where it breaks when it falls
    .... Woe and only. Each "eagle" on top sitting thinks, can it carry through my cadence? But someone is not lucky (((((((
  19. Aleks1973 29 January 2020 21: 09 New
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    Quote: bk316
    If the manufacturer extends the operational period, he also extends the warranty.

    What nonsense ??? When was the warranty period extended? If the service life is 30 years, and the warranty is 5, then at least renew, there will no longer be a guarantee from the word Absolutely!
  20. Aleks1973 29 January 2020 21: 12 New
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    Quote: Paul Siebert
    Two megatons of fuel is serious!

    Oops ... It was 2 tons, but suddenly it was 000? Or do you not know how much this is a megaton?
  21. Old26 29 January 2020 21: 30 New
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    Quote: Paul Siebert
    Two megatons of fuel is serious!

    two kilotons Fuel
  22. Nikolai 29 January 2020 22: 11 New
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    All as one we shall stand in front of the threat of anthropogenic, environmental, humanitarian, military, financial and state disaster of Ukraine. Or wait?
  23. Pavel57 30 January 2020 01: 58 New
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    Ukraine can get a cascade of man-made disasters. It will be a demonstration, with what effects industry dies if nothing is done.
  24. sokrat5 31 January 2020 14: 18 New
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    For this mixed solid fuel, the TNT equivalent is about 0,2, i.e. 2 tons with simultaneous detonation produces about 000 tons of TNT, which corresponds to the standard weight of one military train. About five areas, it seems, they have bent, few of their arsenals exploded.
    Further, this fuel burns actively and stably only at a pressure of about 50 atm, and at atmospheric pressure it is difficult to ignite it. Repeatedly collected the smoldering remnants of the fuel protection enclosure with fuel after emergency fire tests. And so - it just smells bad and then there is nothing to wash the soot in the hotel in the mashgorodok. When once the first stage worked abnormally in Pavlograd, no one heard anything, only the window glass on the first floor of the local Central Department Store crumbled.
    We very roughly believe that the total weight of solid rocket fuel is 88 tons, i.e. Unclaimed engine housings for 23 missiles are stored, which is a lot for OCD, when the design and the materials and technologies used were constantly updated during testing. Ask how many nozzle blocks PMZ did for these bodies?
  25. Aleks2000 4 February 2020 00: 10 New
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    Another Ukro-news-everything was gone ....

    Fat (2 times), sugar - 2 times, chernozem - 3 times .. and so on. etc.
    Now rocket fuel is gone ... It seems, too, for the second time ....