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070296_cia_63825_63825_01.txt
Subject: IRAQI WARMAKING CAPABILITY
Not Finally Evaluated Intelligence
TO FACILITATE ELECTRONIC ACCESS, THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN
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.
JAN 91
SUBJECT:
IRAQI WARMAKING CAPABILITY
J. SECTION III:  POISON GAS PRODUCTION AND DELIVERY.
THE INSTALLATIONS AT SAMARRA, AGASHAT AND AL-FALUGA ARE
TO OPERATE UNDER THE PROJECT NAME "IBN AL-HAITHAM". TWO OF THE
PROJECTS, SAMARRA AND AGASHAT, WERE COMPLETED IN 1970. THE
THIRD POISON GAS FACTORY WAS SUPPOSEDLY COMPLETED IN 1987 IN
AL-FALUGA.
"SAAD 16, 21 AND 39" WERE POISON GAS PRODUCTION
PROJECTS;
THE FOLLOWING SUBSTANCES WERE PRODUCED IN IRAQ:
"ARSENIC, TABON, CHLORINE, PHOSPHATE, LSD, AERSOL, CHARDAL
(PHONETIC), CHLORCYANID, HYDROGEN." THE SUBSTANCE "CHARDAL"
WAS SUPPOSEDLY USED IN WORLD WAR II.
IRAQ REPORTEDLY HAS 10,000 BASES (INCLUDING LAUNCH
RAMPS) LOCATED ALONG ITS BORDER.
N. SECTION V:  IRAQI PROJECTS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF
WAR MATERIALS:
GIBAL MAHMUR - NORTHERN IRAQ. UNDERGROUND BUNKER FOR
THE PRODUCTION OF ATOMIC AND CONVENTIONAL BOMBS.
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