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IIR 6 064 3083 91/ 1. CHEMICAL, INFANTRY, & ARTILLERY OB

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SERIAL: (U) 6 064 3083 91.
BODY COUNTRY: (U) KUWAIT (KU); IRAQ (IZ); JORDAN (JO).
SUBJ: IIR 6 064 3083 91/ 1. CHEMICAL, INFANTRY, & ARTILLERY OB
INFORMATION (U)
2. [      (b)(1) sec 1.3(a)(4)    ]
WARNING: (U) THIS IS AN INFORMATION REPORT. NOT FINALLY EVALUATED
INTELLIGENCE. [  (b)(2)  ]
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
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DOI: (U) 910208.
REQS: (U) [  (b)(2)  ]
SOURCE:        [      (b)(1) sec 1.3(a)(4)    ]

SUMMARY:        IRAQI OB INFORMATION IS BEING FORWARDED IN THIS
REPORT. EACH ARTY DIV COMMANDER HAS BEEN GIVEN AUTHORITY TO USE
CHEMICAL WEAPONS; TYPES OF WEAPONS ARE COVERED. [      (b)(1) sec 
1.3(a)(4)    ]
TEXT: (U)
1.     [   (b)(1) sec 1.3(a)(4)   ]



2.     FIELD ARTILLERY-- IN EACH ARTILLERY BDE OF THE DIVISIONS
THERE ARE STORES OF WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION (NFI). THE 
COMMANDER OF EACH DIV HAS BEEN GIVEN THE AUTHORITY TO FIRE 
CHEMICAL WEAPONS. THESE CAN BE FIRED PRIMARILY FROM 60MM MORTARS 
TO 155MM GUNS. TROOPS SHOULD BE IMMEDIATELY SUPPLIED WITH 
ADDITIONAL FILTERS FOR THEIR MASKS.
3.     TYPES OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS--
A.     BLISTER AGENTS, COMPRISED OF MUSTARD, NITROGEN MUSTARD, AND
LEWSITE.
B.     GASES SUCH AS SARIN, SOMAN, AND TABUN.
C.     VX, WHICH IS A MIXTURE OF BLISTER AND NERVE.
D.     LACERATING AGENT INCLUDED WITH THE GASES; IT IS COMPOSED OF
UNITARY PHOSGENE, BINARY PHOSGENE (TWICE AS EFFECTIVE), AND 
TRINARY
PHOSGENE (THREE TIMES AS EFFECTIVE).
E.     THESE CAN BE FIRED FROM MORTARS. THERE ARE 300-350 CHEMICAL
LAUNCHERS IN THE 30TH DIV.
4.    [      (b)(1) sec 1.3(a)(4)    ]













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