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DTG: 28***** Feb 91 SUBJECT: Suspected Chemical/biological weapons storage sites in the KTO prior to the ground war. 1. (U) Priority: IU 2. (U) Need no later than: 041200C Mar 91 3. (U) Requestor: CENTCOM/*******/ JIO DOJ2 4. Justification: The threat of special munitions may still pose a hazard to coalition forces and access to suspected chemical/biological (CW/BW) sites may offer an opportunity to clarify the extent of the Iraqi CW/BW capability. 5. Information requested: Request that ARCENT survey the following locations to determine if they do or do not contain possible chemical/biological weapons. These sites were suspected to have possibly contained special munitions prior to the ground war. A brief description follows 3056**N 04065**E Tallil Airfiled 300700N 0471000E Ammo Dump-** trucks ********** at storage site 3006**N 04713**E 3 Ammo bunkers, 30 supply bunkers, 400 revetted trucks, 800 vehicle revetments unoccupied, and 400 hardened bunkers. 301800N 0473000E Ammo site: 50 ammo storage revetments 23 occupied. 294500N 0465000E Ammo storage site 294600N 0464900 Ammo storage site 294600N 0465200E 127 trucks, 16 occupied, fence secured revetments. 302600N 0471400E Rumaylah ammo storage area southwest - Jan had suffered damage to 145 revetments. 10 occupied intact and 10 revetted trucks 302600N 0472500E Rumaylah ammo storage area 1 130 trucks 302900N 047380E Ash Shuaybah ammo storage depot northwest damaged by explosion, still active 17 underground storage bunkers, 12 bermed storage buildings in use 303200N 0465200E Al Jazair ammo storage area. Approximately 86 KM west of Al Basrah. 23 AAA positions, each with 37-MM AAA guns in each site. 301600N 0474100E ** Underground storage bunkers. 302500N 0474200E Ash Shuaybah ammo storage east permanent ammo storage area consisting of 11 revetted storage buildings and 2 ammo storage bunkers. 302600N 0473700E Ammo site - 12 earthern storage (86 revetments and 10 ammo storage buildings, 1 revetment has bomb damage. 3046**N 04525**E Tall Al Lahm ammunition storage depot south: 100 occupied revetments. This *** logistic site covers the following area 041****N/04627*****E to 3045****N/04627****E to 3045****N/04824****E to 3045****N/04823****E to close. 3057**N 04610**E An Nasiriyah ammunition storage depot - 6 storage bunkers destroyed the main storage facility. 304700N 0462800E Tall Al Lahm ammunition storage 42 of 88 ammunition storage buildings destroyed and another 10 damaged. Across the major highway in the vicinity of 304200N 0462500E are 950 to 1000 revetments. over 500 revetments are occupied with material and trucks.
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