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061896_cia_63950_63950_01.txt
Subject: IRAQI CW
Not Finally Evaluated Intelligence
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SEP 90  CIA 256643
"THE IRAQI'S HAVE EQUIPPED VARIOUS IRAQI
AIRFIELDS (NFI) WITH CHEMICAL PRECURSORS WHICH ARE REPORTEDLY
READY TO MIX AND USE IN AERIAL CW MUNITIONS.
THE CHEMICALS BEING DEPLOYED ARE THE FINAL PRECUSORS
USED TO MAKE THE CW NERVE AGENTS SARIN AND PROBABLY GF.
EVIDENCE STRONGLY SUGGESTS THAT THESE PRECURSORS ARE PROBABLY
BEING USED AS COMPONENTS IN BINARY CHEMICAL MUNITIONS. THE
AMOUNTS WOULD BE SUFFICIENT TO CHARGE AN ESTIMATED ONE THOUSAND
25OKG BOMBS,
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