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061896_cia_63947_63752_01.txt
Subject: IRAQI CW AND NUCLEAR
Not Finally Evaluated Intelligence
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JAN 91    CIA 453703
CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
NOT FINALLY EVALUATED INTELLIGENCE.
DIST:          JANUARY 1991
COUNTRY: IRAQ
SUBJ:          IRAQI PRODUCTION AND
MODIFICATION OF ROCKETS AND GUNS
DOI:
SUMMARY: THIS REPORT PROVIDES LIMITED INFORMATION ON ALLEGED IRAQI
NUCLEAR AND CHEMICAL WEAPONS
TEXT: 1
IN          1990, IRAQI
INDUSTRY WAS ALLEGEDLY ENGAGED IN THE
PRODUCTION AND MODIFICATION OF
OLD AND NEW IRAQI AND SOVIET WEAPONS. ACCORDING TO HEARSAY
THE IRAQIS WERE
RESEARCHING AND ATTEMPTING TO PRODUCE UNIDENTIFIED NUCLEAR AND
CHEMICAL WARHEADS TO FIT IRAQI-BUILT OR SOVIET MODIFIED ROCKETS
SUPPOSEDLY THEY SUCCESSFULLY DESIGNED WARHEADS
WHICH COULD BE USED WITH NUCLEAR OR CHEMICAL PAYLOADS TO FIT ON
MODIFIED SURFACE-TO-SURFACE ROCKETS.
4.          IRAQ WAS SUCCESSFUL IN
GUARANTEED AN UNLIMITED FLOW OF
NECESSARY EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF CHEMICAL AND
NUCLEAR WEAPONS IN IRAQ. CONCURRENTLY, IRAQ RECRUITED QUALIFIED
FOREIGN SPECIALISTS, WHO SET UP AND STARTED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
OF NUCLEAR/CHEMICAL WEAPONS IN IRAQ.
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