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Subject: CHEMICAL WARFARE CAPABILITY OF IRAQ

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







COUNTRY:  IRAQ

SUBJ:  CHEMICAL WARFARE CAPABILITY OF IRAQI SCUDS

DOI:  MARCH 1989







1. ON          JANUARY1991

SAID THAT THE SCUD/SS1B AND AL-HUSAYN MISSILES ARE NOT

OUTFITTED WITH WARHEADS CONTAINING CHEMICAL WEAPONS.







CITED A NUMBER OF

CHEMICAL ACCIDENTS AND DIFFICULTIES FILLING THE WARHEADS WITH

CHEMICALS AS REASONS FOR THE IRAQI'S NOT HAVING ATTACHED A

CHEMICAL WARHEAD TO A SCUD OR AL-HUSHYN.

2. THE SCUDS ARE ASSEMBLED AT AL-QAQA. TWO LOCATIONS

WHERE SCUDS, AL-HUSAYN AND FROG 7 MISSILES WERE STORED ARE

TAJEE, 50 KM NORTH OF BAGHDAD AND ABU KRAIB, 20 25 KM WEST

OF BAGHDAD.          THE MISSILES ARE STORED APPROXIMATELY

FIVE KM WEST OF THE MILITARY CAMP AT ABU KRAIB IN AN UNDERGROUND

FACILITY.







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