Image: SS Flickertail State (T-ACS-5) arriving Johnston Atoll 1990

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Description: The U.S. Military Sealift Command auxiliary crane ship SS Flickertail State (T-ACS-5) as the ship arrives at Johnston Atoll during "Operation Steel Box". The ship was delivering chemical munitions to the U.S. Army Johnston Atoll Chemical Agent Disposal System for storage and disposal. "Operation Steel Box", also known as "Operation Golden Python", was a 1990 joint U.S.-West German operation which moved 100,000 U.S. chemical weapons from Germany to Johnston Atoll.
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