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111296_cia_93692_93692_01.txt
SUBJECT: PERSIAN GULF CRISIS UPDATE
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.
AUG 90
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. IRAQ-KUWAIT BORDER DISPUTE
    PERSIAN GULF CRISIS UPDATE
       --PROBABLE IRAQI FROG IN KUWAIT
COMBINE; COMPLETE
1. IRAQ-KUWAIT BORDER DISPUTE
PERSIAN GULF CRISIS UPDATE
 -- PROBABLE IRAQI FROG               IN KUWAIT
A PROBABLE IRAQI FROG BRIGADE WAS       IN KUWAIT
IN OTHER ACTIVITY, IRAQ HAS REPOSITIONED SOME OF ITS
FORCES IN SOUTHERN KUWAIT, NEAR THE SAUDI ARABIAN-BORDER. IN
KUWAIT CITY, A CONVOY OF UNIDENTIFIED VEHICLES
NEAR THE US EMBASSY
THE FOLLOWING SIGNIFICANT ACTIVITY WAS     IN
 KUWAIT
(SIWN)
PROBABLE IRAQI FROG BRIGADE
A FROG-7 BRIGADE WAS      IN KUWAIT 40 KM WEST OF
KUWAIT CITY AND ABOUT 5 KM NORTHWEST OF AL JAHRA. WHILE THIS
BRIGADE IS MOST LIKELY ONE OF THE TWO IRAQI FROG-7 BRIGADES
THAT DEPARTED THE AL MUFRASH AREA OF IRAQ
THE IRAQIS USE
STAKEBED TRUCKS TO TRANSPORT FROG-7 AIRFRAMES.
THE FROG BRIGADE     CONSISTED OF NINE TEL (AT
LEAST THREE, AND POSSIBLY FOUR, LOADED WITH AIRFRAMES), FIVE
STAKEBED TRUCKS (TWO WITH POSSIBLE ROCKETS), AND NUMEROUS
SUPPORT EQUIPMENT.       AUGUST, AN ARTILLERY BATTALION WAS IN
THIS AREA BUT     DEPARTED.            TWO IRAQI FROG-7
BRIGADES WERE DEPLOYED IN AN OPEN AREA SOUTHEAST OF AL MUFRASH,
IRAQ, AT 30-12N/047-33E.
THE SECOND IRAQI FROG BRIGADE          LOCATED IN KUWAIT.
THE UNIT IS 5 KM NORTHEAST OF THE OTHER FROG BRIGADE. MORE
DETAILED INFORMATION TO FOLLOW.
IRAQI GROUND FORCES DEPLOYED IN THE SOUTH
A BM-21 MULTIPLE ROCKET LAUNCHER BATTERY HAS DEPLOYED ALONG
THE COAST ROAD, 7 KM NORTH OF THE SAUDI ARABIAN-KUWAITI
BORDER.
IRAQI AIR FORCES
 - AN IRAQI CANDID HEAVY JET TRANSPORT HAS ARRIVED AT ALI AL
 SALEM AIRFIELD, IN CENTRAL KUWAIT            A PROBABLE
 KUWAITI MIRAGE FL MULTIROLE FIGHTER WAS PARKED IN   FRONT OF A
 HARDENED AIRCRAFT BUNKER AT THE AIRFIELD.
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