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decommission

verb change, deactivate, defuse, disarm, disband, disengage, dismantle, fix, undue, withdraw
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Many global operators participate in Rigs to Reef programs, which allow the repurposing of decommissioned rigs as artificial reef structures.
Part of the weapons that should have been decommissioned have disappeared and the security forces admit they are probably in the hands of dissidents," he added.
In the Frequently Asked Questions page, the question titled "What a Navy Command should do if it is going to be Disestablished (Shore Commands), Deactivated (Aviation Squadrons), or Decommissioned (Ships)" provides links to instructions covering records disposition and operational histories, along with basic guidelines to help commands decide what materials are relevant for preservation.
Early shutdowns are likely to result in seriously under-funded decommissioning trusts and high costs stemming from maintaining plants in a safe condition until they are decommissioned.
They also suggest, with some justification, that unless a strong management system is in place, new boats could simply take the place of decommissioned ones.
Many of the vessels are going to be decommissioned through the Start treaties and Thompson said the government became involved with their plan since there are environmental and national security issues.
These will need to be decommissioned safely and effectively, and the sites made available for new uses, including construction of new nuclear facilities in some countries, said Mikhail Chudakov, Deputy Director General and Head of the IAEA Department of Nuclear Energy.
The total UKCS decommissioning job is a mind-boggling undertaking, with over 5,500 wells, 400 facilities and 10,000km of pipelines set to be decommissioned over the next 35 years.
By the time of the ratification of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law, 30 percent of MILF weapons and combatants would have been decommissioned.
Before the decommissioned facilities are released for unrestricted use, they must demonstrate that they meet applicable federal criteria.
It is a fair assumption that approximately one third of the 148 power reactors currently operating in the enlarged European Union will need to be decommissioned by 2025.
General John de Chastelain said "very large quantities of arms, which we believe include all the arms in the IRA's possession", had been decommissioned.