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cia_62841_62841_01.txt
Subject: BW STORED
Not Finally Evaluated Intelligence
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JUN 91   DIRECTOR 725128
BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS HAVE BEEN STORED AT MILITARY FACILITIES
ACROSS IRAQ. FOR EXAMPLE, BW WARHEADS HAVE BEEN STORED AT THE
AL TAJI MISSILE FACILITY.
THE IRAQIS HAVE WEAPONIZED BW AGENTS INTO AT LEAST AERIAL
BOMBS AND MISSILE WARHEADS.
1. AL TAJI MILITARY FACILITY (333223N, 441638E)
THE IRAQIS HAVE BURIED ARTICLES IN VARIOUS
PARTS OF THIS FACILITY. FOR EXAMPLE. IRAQI MILITARY OFFICERS
BURIED SPECIAL WEAPONS
2. SALMAN PAK BW RESEARCH AND PRODUCTION FACILITY (330415N,
443530E)
THIS WAS IRAQ'S PRIMARY BW FACILITY BEFORE THE WAR.
THE FACILITY WAS EXTENSIVELY DAMAGED DURING THE WAR,
KEY AREAS INCLUDE THE
BUNKERS AND THE BUILDING, DESIGNED TO WORK ON HIGHLY INFECTIOUS ORGANISMS. THE
ENGINEERING/RESEARCH AREA
3. AL MANSURIYAH STORAGE FACILITY
BW MUNITIONS HAVE BEEN STORED AT THIS SITE
4. ALAZIZIYAH AMMO DEPOT
BW MUNITIONS HAVE BEEN STORED AT THIS SITE
PAST.
5. THE FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE VACCINE PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT,
AL DURAH
IS LOCATED SOUTH OF BAGHDAD
ABOUT 20 KM FROM THE CITY CENTER.          A
MAXIMUM CONTAINMENT FACILITY. THE FACILITY HAS BEEN INVOLVED
WITH RESEARCH AND PRODUCTION OF VIRUSES FOR THE BW PROGRAM,
6. THE AL HUKAM PLANT, BABIL GOVERNATE
IS LOCATED ON THE EUPHRATES
RIVER TO THE SOUTHWEST OF BAGHDAD. THE FACILITY HAS BEEN
INVOLVED WITH RESEARCH AND PRODUCTION OF BW AGENTS SUCH AS
BOTULINUM TOXIN.
7. SAMARA STATE ESTABLISHMENT FOR DRUG INDUSTRIES
THIS PLANT, ALSO KNOWN AS SAMARA PHARMACEUTICAL PLANT, IS
THE LARGET SINGLE PHARMACEUTICAL PLANT IN IRAQ AND IS INTACT.
THE PLANT PRODUCES THE MAJOR PROPORTION OF IRAQ'S
PHARMACEUTICALS. IT HAS CONSIDERABLE DUAL-USE EQUIPMENT
8. AL KINSA COMPANY, ABU GHRA[B (331823N, 441636E)
WE BELIEVE THIS TO BE THE
CLOSTRIDIUM VACCINE PLANT LOCATED IN ABU GHRAIB. THE COALITION
FORCES DESTROYED THIS FACILITY DURING THE WAR. THE PLANT WAS
PROBABLY THE SITE OF BOTULINUM TOXIN PRODUCTION.
9. SERA AND VACCINE INSTITUTE, BAGHDAD
IT IS PROBABLY THE ABU GHRAIB SERUM AND VACCINE
PLANT.
10. BAGHDAD UNIVERSITY BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT
THIS FACILITY HAS BEEN INVOLVED WITH BW-RELATED RESEARCH.
11. THE AL HILLAH PHARMACEUTICAL FACILITY (322313N, 443232E)
THIS FACILITY HAS DUAL-USE EQUIPMENT
12. K-3 AIRFIELD (HADITHA; AIR STRIP 37)
BW MUNITIONS HAVE BEEN STORED AT THIS FACILITY
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