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cia_65821_65802_02.txt
Subject: TUWAITHA NUCLEAR CENTER  
Not Finally Evaluated Intelligence 
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REFORMATTED TO ELIMINATE INFORMATION THAT DOES NOT PERTAIN 
TO GULF WAR ILLNESS ISSUES OR THAT IS CLASSIFIED. A COPY OF 
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REQUEST. 
       GLASS PIPES CARRYING A YELLOW LIQUID WHICH MAY HAVE 
BEEN INVOLVED WITH YELLOWCAKE PRODUCTION. 
       THE PIPES CONNECTED WITH VESSELS ON THE GROUND FLOOR 
OF THE BUILDING 
                          THERE WAS A "WET AREA" FOR PUMPS 
WHICH WAS CONTAMINATED WITH URANIUM, THAT THERE HAD ONCE 
BEEN A FIRE IN A SPRAY DRYER, AND THAT THE FURNACES WERE 
MADE OF INCONEL.  THIS BUILDING ALSO HAD SPECIAL PUMPS WITH 
CAREFULLY CONTROLLED SPEED.  HE RECALLED 
       ONE OF ITS FUNCTIONS WAS TRAINING PEOPLE FOR THE AL-
JAZIRA SITE; SOURCE ASSUMES THIS TRAINING WAS INVOLVED IN 
YELLOWCAKE PRODUCTION.  AL JAZIRA HAD A SPRAY DRYER LIKE THE 
ONE AT TUWAITHA.  WHICH WAS ORIGINALLY DESIGNED FOR MILK.  
ALL THE EQUIPMENT WAS MADE IN 
       IN 1987 A SPECIAL SIX MONTH EXPERIMENT WAS PERFORMED 
AT THE 30 JULY SITE.  MANY SECURITY PEOPLE WERE THERE AND 
ONLY SPECIALLY AUTHORIZED PEOPLE WERE ALLOWED IN THE 
BUILDINGS.) SINCE AT LEAST 1987, 
                                        30 JULY SITE WAS 
VIGOROUSLY "CLEANED" TO CONCEAL THE ACTIVITIES HERE BEFORE 
IAEA SAFEGUARDS INSPECTIONS. 
 
6. THERE WERE HOT CELLS IN THE BUILDING ADJACENT TO THE 
REACTOR. 
7. HEAVY WATER WAS PRODUCED IN A FACILITY BUILT INSIDE A 
WAREHOUSE NOT FAR FROM THE REACTOR 
9. BUILDING                  WAS USED AS PART OF THE URANIUM 
ENRICHMENT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AND INVOLVED 
TREATMENT OF URANIUM. 
10. BUILDING B6 WAS LOCATED OUTSIDE OF THE BERM-NEAR THE 
RIVER.                           MAGNETIC COILS FOR THE 
ELECTROMAGNETIC SEPARATORS WERE FABRICATED AT THIS LOCATION. 
       END OF MESSAGE. 
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