A BGM-109G Tomahawk ground launched cruise missile (GLCM) and its launch canister are cut up in the foreground, while in the background, missiles, canisters and transporter-erector-launchers (TELs) are staged prior to being brought to the cutting area. Forty-one GLCMs and their launch canisters and seven TELs are being disposed of at the base in the first round of reductions mandated by the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty