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COUNTRY: (U) IRAQ (IZ).

SUBJECT: IIR 6 883 0061 91/IRAQI CHEMICAL WEAPONS INFO--
DESERT SHIELD (U).

WARNING: (U) THIS IS AN INFORMATION REPORT, NOT FINALLY
EVALUATED INTELLIGENCE

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-                 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
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DOI: (U) 910118.

[b.2.]

[b.1. sec. 1.5.(c)]


SUMMARY:     THIS REPORT FORWARDS IDENTIFICATION OF
CHEMICAL AND NERVE AGENTS IN THE IRAQI ARSENAL AND
LOCATION OF PRODUCTION FACILITIES.

TEXT: 
1. [b.1. sec. 1.5.(c)]

                                     THESE WOULD LIKELY
BE THE CHEMICAL AND NERVE AGENTS THE IRAQI FORCES WOULD
USE.

2.     THE FOLLOWING IS THE INFORMATION PROVIDED  [b.1. sec. 1.5.(c)]

-   A.  A1 TYPE NERVE AGENT CALLED "SARIN" -
-   THIS AGENT STAYS IN THE AIR FOR APPROX FOUR HOURS.
-   THE IRAQIS' PRODUCE THIS AGENT IN KARBLAA, IRAQ
-   LOCATED SOUTH OF BAGHDAD.

-   B.  B1 TYPE CHEMICAL AGENT -
-   [b.1. sec. 1.5.(c)] DESCRIBED THIS CHEMICAL AS A MIXTURE OF
-   VARIOUS CHEMICALS WHICH ATTACK THE EYES AND EARS.
-   THIS AGENT IS PRODUCED IN SUMRAA, IRAQ LOCATED
-   60 KM NORTH OF BAGHDAD.
- C.  C1 TYPE CHEMICAL AGENT -
-   [b.1. sec. 1.5.(c)] DESCRIBED THIS AGENT AS, ATTACKS THE EYES,
-   LUNGS, AND CAUSES NAUSEA.  DEATH OCCURS AFTER ONE
-   HOUR.  THIS AGENT IS PRODUCED IN SALMANIA, IRAQ
-   LOCATED 560 KM SOUTH EAST OF BAGHDAD.

3. [b.1. sec. 1.5.(c)]      THE CHEMICAL AND NERVE
AGENTS ARE EACH STORED IN SEPARATE CONTAINERS.  THE
THREE CONTAINERS ARE THEN PLACED IN A MISSILE TO BE
LAUNCHED.  THE MISSILE TYPE WAS DESCRIBED TO RO AS
BEING A "TB MISSILE".

4. [b.1. sec. 1.5.(c)]      THE B1 CHEMICAL AGENT IS
A SPECIAL MIXTURE OF CHEMICALS FOR WHICH THERE IS NO
APPARENT PROTECTION.

[b.1. sec. 1.5.(c)]



[b.2.]


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