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Subject: PRODUCTION AND MODIFICATION OF ROCKETS AND GUNS  
Not Finally Evaluated Intelligence 
 
TO FACILITATE ELECTRONIC ACCESS, THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN 
REFORMATTED TO ELIMINATE INFORMATION THAT DOES NOT PERTAIN 
TO GULF WAR ILLNESS ISSUES OR THAT IS CLASSIFIED. A COPY OF 
THIS REDACTED DOCUMENT, IN ORIGINAL FORMAT, IS AVAILABLE ON 
REQUEST. 
 
 
                                                          
JAN 91       CIA 453703 
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CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY 
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NOT FINALLY EVALUATED INTELLIGENCE. 
 
JANUARY 1991 
 
COUNTRY:  IRAQ                                                            
SUBJ: IRAQI PRODUCTION AND MODIFICATION OF ROCKETS AND GUNS 
 
DOI: 
SUMMARY: THIS REPORT PROVIDES LIMITED INFORMATION ON ALLEGED 
IRAQI NUCLEAR AND CHEMICAL WEAPONS 
 
TEXT: IN 1990, IRAQI INDUSTRY WAS ALLEGEDLY ENGAGED IN THE 
PRODUCTION AND MODIFICATION OF OLD AND NEW IRAQI AND SOVIET 
WEAPONS.  ACCORDING TO HEARSAY THE IRAQIS WERE RESEARCHING 
AND ATTEMPTING TO PRODUCE UNIDENTIFIED NUCLEAR AND CHEMICAL 
WARHEADS TO FIT IRAQI-BUILT OR SOVIET MODIFIED ROCKETS 
 
                                      SUPPOSEDLY THEY 
SUCCESSFULLY DESIGNED WARHEADS WHICH COULD BE USED WITH 
NUCLEAR OR CHEMICAL PAYLOADS TO FIT ON MODIFIED SURFACE-TO-
SURFACE ROCKETS. 
 
                                                       IRAQ 
WAS GUARANTEED AN UNLIMITED FLOW OF NECESSARY EQUIPMENT AND 
SUPPLIES FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF CHEMICAL AND NUCLEAR WEAPONS 
IN IRAQ.  CONCURRENTLY, IRAQ RECRUITED QUALIFIED FOREIGN 
SPECIALISTS, WHO SET up AND STARTED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT 
OF NUCLEAR/CHEMICAL WEAPONS IN IRAQ. 
 
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