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cia_62856_62856_01.txt
Subject: STATUS OF BW
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
THIS REDACTED DOCUMENT, IN ORIGINAL FORMAT, IS AVAILABLE ON
REQUEST.
AUG 91
STATUS OF BIOLOGICAL
WEAPONS
TEXT:
COUNTRY:  IRAQ
SUBJ:  REORGANIZATION OF THE MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY AND
MILITARY INDUSTRIALIZATION
DOI:   EARLY AUGUST 1991
3. IRAQ'S CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL WARFARE WEAPONS ARE
STORED AND DEPLOYED BY THE IRAQI ARMY.
COUNTRY:  IRAQ
SUBJ:   DETAIL ON THE LOCATION OF IRAQ'S
BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS
2. AS OF          1991, THERE WERE NO PLANS TO MOVE
ANY OF THE CHEMICAL OR BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS WHICH HAVE BEEN
HIDDEN
3. THERE ARE 75 BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS OF AGENTS A, B AND C
HIDDEN NEAR AIRSTRIP 37, LOCATED NORTHEAST OF THE AL-MUHAMMADI
AIRBASE. THESE ARE 90 LITER BOMBS AND ARE BURIED ONE METER
UNDER GROUND. ALSO BURIED ONE METER UNDERGROUND ARE TWO TANKS
OF LIQUID SPORE (POSSIBLY AGENT B).
UNABLE TO IDENTIFY THE AGENTS. PREVIOUS
REPORTING REFERRED TO THE AGENTS AS 1, 2 AND 3. THERE ARE 57
BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS OF AGENTS A AND B BURIED APPROXIMATELY ONE
METER UNDERGROUND AT THE AL-AZIZYA FIRING RANGE AND THREE TANKS
OF LIQUID SPORE. FIVE BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS OF AGENTS A, B AND C
ARE LOCATED AL-DIJJILI, (APPROXIMATELY 30 KILOMETERS NORTH OF
SAMARRA). THESE ARE 145 LITERS BOMBS AND ARE NOT BURIED IN THE
GROUND BUT COVERED WITH SANDBAGS. TEN BIOLOGICAL WARHEADS ARE
LOCATED AT A SITE NEAR AL-MANSURIAH, LOCATED 200 KILOMETERS
EAST OF BAGHDAD. THE IRAQI ARMY II CORPS HEADQUARTERS IS
LOCATED NEAR THE AL-MANSURIAH FACILITY.
4. STORED NEAR THE MILI TARY'S ELETRONIC WARFARE UNIT 114
INSIDE A PRE-FABRICATED BUILDING ARE 23 ONE METER CONTAINERS OF
AGENT A, B AND C. SEVENTY-NINE CONTAINERS OF AGENT C ARE ALSO
STORED IN THIS BUILDING.
5. THE IRAQI BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS PRODUCTION FACILITY AT AL
HAKKIM IS COMPRISED OF FIVE LARGE LABORATORIES INVOLVED IN THE
PRODUCTION OF BACTERIA TOXINS. THE JUR AL-SAHKAR FACILITY IS
PRODUCING ONLY AGENTS A AND B. THESE ARE BOTH TOXINS PRODUCED
IN FERMENTATION TANKS WHICH HAVE A 1,400 LITER CAPACITY.
ANOTHER LARGE PRODUCTION FACILITY AT AL-MANAL (SOUTH OF BAGHDAD
NEAR THE BAGHDAD BROADCAST STATION) IS INVOLVED IN THE
PRODUCTION OF MICROSCOPIC VIRUSES. ALTHOUGH THIS FACILITY WAS 
DAMAGED DURING THE GULF WAR, PRODUCTION ACTIVITY IS BEING
CARRIED OUT IN THREE LARGE BUILDINGS EQUIPPED WITH FOUR 2,200
LITER FERMENTATION TANKS. FUNGUS AGENTS ARE BEING PRODUCED
A LARGE FACILITY OF SIX BUILDINGS IN AL-SAFA AL-FADHALIYA, EAST
OF BAGHDAD.
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