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070296_cia_74619_74619_01.txt
Subject: SALMAN PAK FACILITIES
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
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FEB 92     CIA 252068
CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
WARNING: INFORMATION REPORT, NOT FINALLY EVALUATED INTELLIGENCE.
COUNTRY:  IRAQ
SUBJ:  ADDITIONAL BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON IRAQ'S AL-HAKAM
SALMAN PAK FACILITIES
2. THE ONLY TIES THAT EXIST BETWEEN SALMAN PAK AND AL-HAKAM
ARE ADMINISTRATIVE ONES; BOTH FALL UNDER THE MILITARY INDUSTRY BOARD.
BEFORE IRAQ'S BW PROGRAM WAS TRANSFERRED TO SALMAN PAK, IT IS LIKELY
THAT SOME BW-RELATED ACTIVITIES TOOK PLACE AT AL-HAKAM.
 4. PRIOR TO THE ARRIVAL OF THE FIRST INSPECTION TEAM IN IRAQ,
SOME BW-RELATED EQUIPMENT WAS HIDDEN, BUT MOST WAS DESTROYED
COMPLETELY, IN ACCORDANCE WITH IRAQ'S DENIAL OF BW PRODUCTION
CAPABILITY. SOME FACILITIES SURROUNDING THE TOXICOLOGY BUILDING AT
SALMAN PAK WERE TORN DOWN BECAUSE THEY WERE STRUCTURALLY DAMAGED
DURING THE GULF WAR
5. THE lNHALATION CHAMBER AT SALMAN PAK WAS LOCATED IN A
SMALL BUILDING SITUATED BEHIND THE TOXICOLOGY BUILDING. THE CHAMBER
AND ITS CONTROL PANEL WERE DAMAGED DURING COALITION AIR STRIKES.
EQUIPMENT USED AT SALMAN PAK INCLUDED THE FOLLOWING:  LABORATORY
FERMENTORS, 150-LITER FERMENTOR, INHALATION CHAMBER, ANIMAL HOUSES,
AND REGULAR LABORATORY APPARATUS, INCLUDING GROWTH MEDIA.
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